Introduction of Management System Certification
Organizations looking to certify their management systems to ISO’s Standards going for the third party certification from an authorized Certification Body (CB). To study the process of certification, it is important to know the Definitions) and traceability chain of Certification Body
International Standardization Organization (ISO): ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO does not carry out auditing or certification nor oversees accreditation bodies and the IAF. It only develops international standards that are used by the organization for its system development.
ISO/CASCO: ISO’s policy development committee on conformity assessment, reporting to the ISO Council.
Accreditation Body: organizations that provide oversight to CBs, by assessing them against international voluntary standard such as ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015. They may be linked to governments, and have to comply with the International Standard ISO/IEC17011:2004… Examples: PNAC, ANAB, UKAS, JAS-ANZ.
Certification Body (CB), or Registrar: the organization providing auditing and certification/registration services so called conformity assessment – demonstration that specified requirements relating to a product, process, system, person or body are fulfilled.
The diagram below helps explain the structure of management system certification and to demonstrate that accreditation provides confidence.
Benefits of Certification
• A third party independent declaration of your quality of process and work
• Improve Quality of Product and Service
• Achieve Customer Satisfaction
• Increase Confidence of Company
• Improve Operational Efficiency
• Reduce Lead time
• Establish positive image of the company
• Get commercial advantages to get more business
Scope PSQCA’s System Certification Body
System Certification Centre of PSQCA is currently give certification on following popular standards
• ISO 9001- Quality Management System
• ISO 14001- Environmental Management System
• ISO -22000- Food Safety Management System
• Halal Food Certification on Pakistan Standards
For Further Information for certification contact
Engr. Khurram Mateen
In-charge/Deputy Director – System Certification Centre (North)
125-A, Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate, Lahore
Contact- 0322-4276881, Email – email@example.com