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Internal ISO Management System Audits
Internal ISO Management System audits undertaken periodically by an independent consultant can add value to the maintenance of a management system.
What is an internal ISO management system audit?
These audits are inspections within your company that assess your organisation’s processes and quality management system against the latest ISO standard.
They identify non-conformances and offer suggested corrective actions, as well as potential opportunities for improvement.
Internal management system audits can assess your organisation against any ISO standard, such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, and more. Click here to see the full range of management systems that we can offer support for.
What does an internal ISO management system audit include?
An internal management systems audit report would cover:
- Ensuring the existing management manual reflects the actual operational processes in place
- The scope of the management system and its processes
- Any changes in the business and how this may affect processes or impacts
- A review of the risk register
- A review of the legal register
- A review of existing Policies within the management manual
- Setting objectives based on any risks identified
- A review of the resources, infrastructure, competencies, communication, and documentation
- A review of operational planning and control, and products and services
- A performance evaluation
- Details of improvements to be made
A detailed report breaking down everything covered in the audit will be provided.
What are the benefits of an independent internal ISO audit?
There are a number of benefits from having an independent internal audit, including:
- Specialist industry knowledge
- Best practise bench marking against industry standard
- Un-biased and independent assessment of processes and departments
- Cost effective use of time
- Advice and preparation ahead of an external third-party certification audit
WA Management can undertake independent ISO management system audits either as part of a monthly bespoke retainer or as a project chargeable at an hourly rate.
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