Many auditors write non-conformance’s simply because the company being audited does not flow down each and every requirement of 8.4.3 to their supply base… but is that right?
This month we spoke to Certification Technical Officer, John Chevalier, for his views on NQA, his top tips on certification and how you can make the most of your certification journey.
Over the coming weeks we will examine the challenges and frustrations experienced by internal auditors, as well as suggesting how these may be overcome. Each of these articles will explore a different Imperative in turn.
This month we spoke to ISO 9001 Client Support Representative, Leslie Palmer, for her views on NQA, her top tips on certification and how you can prepare yourself for a smooth certification experience.
It's been made quite clear that ISO 14001:2015 does not require a formal risk assessment process, it's up to you as an organization to decide what risk assessment methods are appropriate to you and your business.
While the main benefit to attaining certification is the improved efficiency and accountability it brings, it is also a unique selling point and a great way of setting your business apart from the competition.