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Accreditation Requirements for Management Systems CBs

Accreditation Requirements for Management Systems CBs

Reference Documents

ANAB requires that CBs for all types of management systems conform to the most recent versions of:

ISO/IEC 17021:2011, Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems (available from ANSI)

MA 5000, ANAB Management Systems Accreditation Manual

AG 5006, ANAB Accreditation Agreement

As applicable, available from IAF:

IAF MD 1:2007 Certification of Multiple Site Based on Sampling

IAF MD 2:2007 Transfer of Accredited Certification of Management Systems

IAF MD 3:2008 Advanced Surveillance and Recertification Procedures

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

IAF MD 7:2010 Harmonization of Sanctions

IAF GD 3:2003, Guidance on Cross Frontier Accreditation

Additional standards and/or other requirements for each ANAB accreditation program are identified on the relevant area of this site for the program.

Other Documents

FM 5301, Certification Body Client (Organization) Profile

FM 5302, Certification Body Key Processes

FM 5303, Certification Body Profile

FM 5304, Certification Body Structure

FM 5305, Four-year Assessment Program

PM 5007, Initial Accreditation Application Document Review Process in EQM

PM 5008, Reaccreditation Document Review Process EQM

PR 5300, Four-year Assessment Program

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