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Accreditations per sector

quality system

Accreditations per sector

Certification of quality management systems (according to NF EN ISO 9001:2008), energy management systems (according to ISO 50001: 2011) or environmental management systems (according to ISO 14001:2004) can be granted for the activity corresponding to our accreditations. See the list below for our accreditation codes.

European Conformity of Production and Initial Assessment

COP

European Conformity of Production and Initial Assessment

The Conformity of Production (COP) ensures the ability to product a series of products with a constant quality in conformity with the specification defined in the type approval documentation. The COP is of a complete Quality Management System (QMS).

The Initial Assessment (IA) audit is the first stage in the assessment process.  

Mandatory INMETRO audits

INMETRO

Mandatory INMETRO audits

INMETRO is Brazil’s National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology. INMETRO regulations govern the import of automotive products by ensuring a minimum standard of quality and safety.

Our auditors perform factory audit inspections to ensure that your facilities meet the INMETRO requirements.

Mandatory CCC audits

CCC

Mandatory CCC audits

Introduced in 2002, the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) is similar to other certifications – such as the European CE certification system – but has its own requirements adapted to the Chinese market. Automotive suppliers and vehicle manufacturers may only sell their products in China, after the CCC certification has been obtained.

A factory audit inspection is performed by our auditors to ensure that your facilities meet the CCC requirements. 

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

HealthSafety

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

OHSAS 18001 certificates

Utilising the same approach as the environmental standard, ISO 14001, the aim of the OHSAS 18001 specification is to provide a framework for providing a safe and healthy working environment.  In addition, the standard provides guidelines on how to integrate health and safety policies into your overall management system.

Key requirements:

  • Creation of a Health and Safety Policy
  • Appreciation of your Health and Safety issues and their potential impacts
  • Formalising control systems and monitoring processes
  • Communication of policy and approach to staff and stakeholders
  • Setting objectives and targets
  • Compliance with relevant legislation

Benefits for your company:

  • Shows a clear commitment providing a safe working environment
  • Delivers cost savings by minimising risks to employees
  • Improved operational efficiency
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