Management System Accreditation Division

 

Management System Accreditation Division

The Management System Accreditation Division awards certificate of accreditation to certifying bodies that have been assessed and found to have complied with applicable ISO standards; undertake accreditation schemes for Management System Certification, Product Certification, and other emerging accreditation schemes; and ensure that the accreditation procedures are in accordance with the international standards and guidelines in order to achieve international recognition.

Management System Accreditation Division (MSAD) handles the following accreditation schemes:

a. Accreditation Schemes for Management System Certification Bodies 

i. Quality Management System (QMS) 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of certification bodies providing ISO 9001 certification based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1, ISO/IEC 17021-3, and IAF Mandatory Documents.  

ii. Environmental Management System (EMS) 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of certification bodies providing ISO 14001certification based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1, ISO/IEC 17021-2, and IAF Mandatory Documents. 

iii. Food Safety Management System (FSMS) 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of certification bodies providing ISO 22000 certification based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1 and ISO/TS 22003. 

iv. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) based Food Management System. 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of certification bodies providing HACCP certification based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1 and Codex Alimentarius 

v. Information Security Management System (ISMS) 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of certification bodies providing ISO/IEC 27001 certification based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1 and ISO/IEC 27006. 

vi. Energy Management System (EnMS)

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of certification bodies providing ISO 50001certification based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1 and ISO 50003. 

b. Accreditation Scheme for Product Certification Bodies 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of product certification bodies, based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17065, applicable certification scheme requirements, and applicable AAPAC and IAF mandatory documents. 

 c. Accreditation Scheme for Person Certification Bodies 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of person certification bodies, based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 17024, applicable certification scheme requirements, and applicable IAF mandatory documents. 

 d. Accreditation Scheme for Validation and Verification Bodies 

This scheme evaluates the technical competence, consistency, and impartiality of person certification bodies, based on the general requirements of ISO/IEC 14065, applicable certification scheme requirements, and applicable IAF mandatory documents. 

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