Certification of management systems is made by Certification Body “EkspOtsenka” in accordance with the requirements of the TAP 5.1.05-2012 and ISO/IEC 17021-2011.
When conducting the certification of management systems Certification Body provides confidentiality of information which constitutes a trade secret of the applicant organization, unless the manufactured products (performed work / rendered services), economic and other activities of the applicant organization can make a real threat to the safety of life, health, heredity, the safety of property and environmental safety. In this case, the measures set by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus should be taken.
The certification body carries out a planned inspection control of the certified management system of the applicant organization during the whole period of validity of conformity certificate on the bases of an agreement on certification and audit program. Frequency of planned surveillance – once a year.
Planned date of the planned surveillance by the certification body is brought to the attention of the applicant organization in advance
The procedure for conducting surveillance audit is similar to the procedure of second stage certification audit of management system.
In the case of minor nonconformities identified, the applicant organization is required to develop a correction and corrective action and ensure about their elimination in a period not exceeding 60 days from the date of their identification.
Unplanned inspection control can be carried out by the decision of the head of the certification body in the following cases:
The procedure for unplanned surveillance audit is similar to the procedure of the planned surveillance audit.
During the re-certification audit certification body shall consider the operation of the management system of the applicant organization for the certification period and includes an analysis of the reports from the previous inspection control.
The application for conducting re-certification of management system is sent by the applicant organization not less than 90 days before the expiry date of the conformity certificate.
The certificate of conformity is issued for three years.
The certification body may temporarily suspend (no more than 90 days), the conformity certificate to the management system in cases:
The certification body may reduce the scope of the conformity certificate if the scope does not meet the requirements of technical regulations on the management system.
In case when the manufactured products (performed work / rendered services), economic and other activities of the applicant organization can make a real threat to the safety of life, health, heredity, the safety of property and environmental safety, the measures set by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus should be taken.
If necessary to extend the scope of the conformity certificate of management system the applicant organization must apply in writing to the certification body with the application to extent the scope of the management system. The certification body shall carry out the analysis of this information and plan an audit. Checking of the declared extended scope can take place within the additional audit or can be combined with inspection control. The procedure of the additional audit is similar to the procedure of second stage of certification audit or surveillance audit depending on the applied extended scope.
Based on the audit certification body decides on the possibility or impossibility of extending the scope of the management system of the applicant organization.