CORVID-19 related lockdowns & restrictions, has created
a novel situation. However Certification-related Audits are still required to
be conducted in-spite of current restrictions. To enable Certification audits
to continue, most Certification Bodies worldwide have or are moving to Remote
Auditing. This means that the Auditing is carried out remotely as the default.
In the past, they were the exceptions.
1. UKAS or National Certified Assessment Org
Ensure that the system will be accredited by UKAS or National Certified Assessment Organisation which should be a member of the European cooperation for Accreditation (EA) and/or International Accreditation Forum (IAF) for outside Europe.
The Assessment Organisations audit and accredit the Certified Organisations who then visit the Business to determine...