chooses to manage itself according to International Standard's requirements,
faces a challenge in planning and establishing effective and credible
management system along with having an opportunity to comply with customers'
requirements, to reduce business risks and to empower its brand for potential
clients and to contribute to organizational efficiency. It is the Certification
Body's responsibility to conduct professional audits providing added value, so
that the certified organization can achieve all the above mentioned goals.
So how does the
certification process work?
Initial document review-
in order for an auditor to perform document review and getacquaintedwith
the organizations procedures and to verify that the documentation complies with
the audited standard's requirements, you shall be requested to submit to us the
- Quality Manual
- Management Review Report
- Procedures and documentation
- Requirements' compliance matrix- the matrix shall be
sent to you to befilled in stating the procedure/document which
complies with eachstandard's requirement
- In case environmental management system is to be audited,
you shall berequested to submit environmental risks assessment and a
list ofenvironmental aspects.
This process is
necessary for us to evaluate the planning of the organization's management
system and its implementation via required documentation.
The document review
is a base for developing sufficient and professional audit plan.
Stage 1 Audit- First
part of the Initial Audit
The Stage 1 on site
audit enables us to verify the compliance of the documentation reviewed to the
character and activities of the organization, to get acquainted with the
personnel and with the premises, to verify that the organization is ready for
Stage 2 Audit- verification of management system actual implementation
according to the standard's requirements.
Stage 2 Audit-
Evaluation of management system's actual implementation
The Stage 2 audit shall
include interviews with management and personnel, records reviews, evaluation
of work methods and processes and their compliance with standard's requirements
and organization's procedures. The audit team shall collect audit findings and
present them to the organization's representatives. After successful audit and
handing of non-conformities raised during the audit, when relevant, the
certificate shall be issued within 21 days.
Surveillance audits are
performed annually- 2 surveillance audits per a certification cycle period.
During the surveillance audits we shall evaluate the implementation and
maintenance of the management system, effectiveness of non-conformities
handling from raised during previous audit, sample some of the key processes.
are performed 90 days prior to the certificates validity end date.
During the audit we shall re-evaluate the implementation of the management
system, the performance during the whole certification cycle and
non-conformities handling during the whole certification cycle. After a
successful audit and re-certification approval by the certification manager,
the new certificate shall be issued within 21 days.
Certification Service Ltd. Puts emphasis on its auditors' continual
professional development in order for them to provide added value to customers
during audits and maintains highavailability of its administrative team
to provide its customers with high quality customer service.
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