In today’s fiercely competitive environment of the global market place, it has become imperative for companies over a wide range of manufacturing and service sectors to provide assurance of the quality of their products or services through an implementation of a variable ISO 9001/14001/22000/OHS 18001 management system.
International standards ISO 9001, 14001, 22000 & OHS 18001 series stipulate the minimum requirements for a documented Quality/Environmental/Food Safety/Occupation Health Safety system to be established and a Certificate of Compliance to these standards has now become an international criteria of assessing a company’s credibility and capability to consistently meet quality standards to the customer satisfaction.
The purpose of this description of the WRG Certification. Certification Rules is to provide relevant information regarding WRG Certification. services for conducting our impartial and competent assessment of a company’s management system for issue and maintenance of an accredited certification ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & 22000 Standard.
The accredited certification scheme operated by WRG Certification. is a third party system certification scheme with an objective of giving recognition to companies who have effectively implemented and operate a verifiable documented system. It covers the following scope :
CERTIFICATION PROCEDURE :
AUDIT PROCESS :
ISSUE OF CERTIFICATE :
Upon completion of the review of all audit documentation and corrective actions being closed out, WRG Certification. will issue the Certificate of Registration to the company.
VALIDITY AND RENEWAL OF CERTIFICATE :
Certificates issued by WRG Certification. remain valid for three years subject to the conformance of the quality management systems to the certification standards being verified and found satisfactory during periodical surveillance audits. Upon expiry, Certificate of Registration is renewed for a further term of three years after conduct of a satisfactory reassessment.
SURVEILLANCE AUDIT :
WRG Certification are issued subject to the maintenance and continual conformance of the documented Quality/ environmental/ OHSAS/ Food Safety systems to the certification standards. Surveillance audits shall be conducted at periodic interact at least once a year during the three year term of validity of the Certificate followed by a re-assessment of the quality systems for renewal of the certification prior to its expiry. The frequency of the surveillance audits has to be at least once in 12 months from the date of closing meeting of the certification audit i.e., two surveillance audits to be conducted during the three year period of validity at annual interact. In case of nine monthly surveillance audit 3 surveillance audits will be conducted and in case of six monthly surveillance audit 5 surveillance audits will be conducted. The nine monthly and six monthly surveillance audits will be conducted in case the organization demands the same during the singing of the contract.
SPECIAL AUDITS :
A special visit may require to be made to the certificate company’s premises in the following circumstances :
Short Notice Audit :
As a result of a complaint, by any party, any adverse publicity or contravention of the conditions of certification or other information received and suspended client. The special visits will be undertaken after due notice has been given and details agreed between WRG Certification. and visits will be undertaken after due notice has been given and details agreed between the certified company. Due care is take of the following.
Suspension, Withdrawal, Extension and reduction of Certification :
Suspension : The grounds for suspending the certificate are as follows: