ANAB Accreditation for ISO 9001 Quality Management
Benefits of implementing quality management systems include
increased operational efficiency; an opportunity to critically
examine how employees do their work and interact between functions;
establishing the proper processes for future operations; better
documentation of methods and responsibilities; consistency of
process; greater employee awareness about quality; cost savings
from less scrap and rework, as well as fewer warranty claims;
enhanced communication among employees; customer satisfaction;
competitive edge; increased credibility; ease of trade; perceived
higher quality; reduced customer audits; increased market share;
and fulfilling supplier requirements for certification.
ISO 9001 is a base standard program in ANAB's fee schedule.
Please refer to the information about the accreditation process
at How to Become an
ANAB-Accredited Certification Body.
You can view the QMS application in .pdf
format to understand specific requirements but the application
process must be completed online via ANAB's EQM database; first-time EQM users
must register to create an account.
Requirements for Management Systems CBs
ANAB Accreditation Rule 20
ISO 9000:2005 Quality management systems - Fundamentals and
vocabulary (available from ASQ and ANSI, both with member
ISO 9001:2008, Quality management systems - Requirements (for
any new certifications after 2009/11/15 and for all certifications
after 2010/11/15) (available from ASQ and ANSI,
both with member discounts)
ISO 9004:2009 Managing for the sustained success of an
organization - A quality management approach (available from ASQ and ANSI, both with member
Available from IAF:
IAF MD1:2007 Certification of Multiple Site Based on
IAF MD2:2007 Transfer of Accredited Certification of Management
IAF MD 3:2008 Advanced Surveillance and Recertification
IAF MD 4:2008 Use of Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques for
Accredited Certification of Management Systems
IAF MD 5:2009 Duration of QMS and EMS Audits
For more information, contact ANAB.