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Prepare a re-certification audit

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Prepare a re-certification audit

How to prepare for this audit? First audit after a full three-year certification cycle.

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ISO 9001 DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

Step-by-step implementation for smaller companies.

ISO 9001 DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

Step-by-step implementation for smaller companies.

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Carlos Pereira da Cruz Sep 13, 2019

After the initial two-stage certification audit, organizations have surveillance audits. Surveillance audits have a smaller scope and are more focused on record checking to confirm that the implementation is working.

Normally, a re-certification audit, the first audit after a full three-year certification cycle, means changing the audit team completely. So, a new audit team will look with new pairs of eyes into your management system. The audit scope will again include all parts of the QMS.

For organizations there is no need to prepare the recertification differently than for the surveillance audits. Be sure documents are updated, processes are implemented, and records generated and stored.

The following material will provide you more information about certification versus surveillance audits:

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