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356. New Phones for ANAB -

355. Revised Accreditation Rules -

354. Revised and Withdrawn Accreditation Rules -

353. IAQG OPMT Resolution Number 136 -

352. Revised IAF ML 2 on Use of the IAF MLA Mark -

351. BA 9000:2016 Transition for CBs and CB Clients -

350. Update on AQMS Standards Transition -

349. TL 9000:2016 (R6.0) Transition for CBs and CB Clients -

348. Pre-Launch Announcement of Accreditation Program for ISO 37001 -

347. ANAB Approval Body for RCMS -

346. New Annual Accreditation and Royalty Fee Database -

345. AQMS Standards Transition and AR 29 Revision -

344. ISO 16363 Accreditation Program Discount -

343. New EQM Feature: NCR Search -

342. ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Transition Update -

341. Accreditation Program for Gluten-Free Management Systems -

340. ISO 13485:2016 Transition for CBs and CB Clients -

339. New ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Clarification -

338. New ISO 14001 Clarifications of Intent -

337. Changes at ANAB -

336. ISO/IEC 27006:2015 Transition Process -

335. Scoping for ISO 13485 -

334. ANAB Extends IAAC MLAs -

333. FSSC 22000 Logo Change -

332. ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Transitions – Deadline March 15, 2016 -

331. ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Transition -

330. SFI Certification Cycle Will Be Five Years -

329. EPA Study of Electronics Recycling Standards -

328. New Accreditation Rule 48 and RC14001:2015 Transition -

327. Accreditation Program for ISO 16363 Trustworthy Digital Repositories MS -

326. Change in Management of SEP Accreditation Program -

325. ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Transition Continues -

324. Revised ARs 22, 23, and 46 and Withdrawal of AR 44 -

323. Revised ANAB Management Systems Fee Schedule for 2016 -

322. IAF MDs and Office Assessment Teams -

321. ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Transitions Continue -

320. ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Published and Transition Update -

319. Pre-launch Announcement of ISO 16363 Program -

318. Audit Duration Requirements for AQMS Standards per SAE AS9104/1 (obsolete) -

317. Revised Accreditation Rules for QMS and EMS -

316. Revised Accreditation Rules for Forestry Programs -

315. ANAB’s New Aerospace Program Manager -

314. ISO/IEC 17021-1 Transition Process -

313. New Web-Based Training for ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Transition -

312. Revised Accreditation Rule 23 -

311. MA 5000, Fee Schedule, and ARs Revised for Witnessed Audit Requirements -

310. Accreditation Program for ISO 39001 Road Traffic Safety MS -

309. AB Access for Witnessing: Special Considerations When Certifying Organizations Outside the United States -

308. Revised Accreditation Rule 18 on Scheduling Witnessed Audits -

307. ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Transitions -

306. PR 5300, Four-year Assessment Program Procedure -

305. New ISO/IEC 17021:2015 Public Training -

304. Forestry Standards Revisions and Transition -

303. Process to Transition CBs and CB Clients for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 -

302. Revised Accreditation Rules 29 and 33 -

301. Changes at ANAB -

300. Revised Documents: CB Profile (FM 5303) and CB Structure (FM 5304) -

299. ISO 50003:2014 -

298. ISO/TS 22003 Transition Process -

297. Accreditation Program for SQFI Ethical Sourcing Management Systems -

296. Accreditation Rule 34 Revision -

295. Accreditation Program for ISO 55001 Asset Management Systems -

294. OASIS Uploads of Required Data per AS9104/1 -

293. Revised Accreditation Rule 6 and Implementation of IAF Mandatory Document 12 -

292. ANAB Approval of CAAT Process for AQMS Certified Organizations -

291. CB Notification of AS9101E Conformance -

290. Revised Accreditation Rules 29 and 35 -

289. Accreditation Program for ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management Systems -

288. AS9101E Transition -

287. Change in Responsibility for AQMS Certificate Modification Reviews and Approvals -

286. NEW: ANAB ISO/IEC 17021 Public Training -

285. Transitioning BS 25999 Clients to ISO 22301 -

284. ISO/IEC TS 17021-3 Transition Process -

283. Lessons Learned on IAQG OASIS Certificate Modification Requests -

282. Transition Process for e-Stewards® V2.0 -

281. Adding ISO 22301 to the Preparedness Scope of Accreditation -

280. Update to Heads Up 258 on ISO/IEC TS 17021-2 Transition Process -

279. Revised ANAB Management Systems Accreditation Manual -

278. Accreditation Rule 18 on Scheduling Witnessed Audits -

277. Accreditation Rules on IECQ Accreditation Programs -

276. Transition to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 -

275. Revised Accreditation Rule 29 -

274. Revised Accreditation Rule 1 -

273. Follow-up to Heads Up 267 on Scheduling 2013 Required Assessments (obsolete) -

272. New Accreditation Rule for Private Security Company MS -

271. Revised Accreditation Rule on Avoidance of Counterfeits -

270. Accreditation Rule 37 Revision and Withdrawal of Accreditation Rule 40 -

269. Withdrawal of AR 31 -

268. Customer Satisfaction Results and Improvements -

267. Scheduling 2013 Required Assessments (obsolete) -

266. Rollout of EQM Upgrade -

265. IAF Mandatory Document 5, Duration of QMS and EMS Audits -

264. Revised AQMS Accreditation Program -

263. R2:2013 Transition Process for CBs -

262. AQMS Lessons Learned -

261. IAF Mandatory Document 11 Transition Period -

260. Corrected ANAB Accreditation Rules 31 and 17 -

259. New ANAB Accreditation Rule for TL 9000 -

258. ISO/IEC TS 17021-2 Transition Process and Instructions -

257. Potential Impact of AS9104/1 5.3.8 Closure of AB-Issued Nonconformities -

256. ISO 14001 Continual Improvement Survey (obsolete) -

255. ISO/IEC 27006:2011 Transition (obsolete) -

254. Expanded Scope of e-Stewards Certification Program -

253. ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board Adds Business Development Specialist -

252. Transition to AS9110:2012 -

251. ANAB Accreditation Rule on Application of IAF MD 2 -

250. Revised Sanctioned Interpretations for e-Stewards -

249. Supplemental Information to Heads Up 240 -

248. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rule 40 (obsolete) -

247. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rule 31 (obsolete) -

246. Accreditation Program for SN 9001 -

245. Accreditation Rule on CB Address on Certification Documents -

244. Accreditation Program for AS5553 ACEPMS -

243. Updated ANAB CB Fee Schedule for 2013 (obsolete) -

242. TL 9000 Witnessed Audits Beginning 2013 -

241. Intent to Withdraw Accreditation Rule 7, Scope of Certifications-All Standards -

240. Contracts with Prime Contractors and Consultants for Certification Services to Clients -

239. IAF TC Decision Log Now Available -

238. Intent to Withdraw Accreditation Rule 18 -

237. Pre-Launch Announcement of SN 9001 Accreditation Program -

236. Revised Licensing Agreement for CBs to Use the IAF MLA Mark -

235. BAN Seeks Independent Administrator for e-Stewards® Certification Program -

234. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rule 29 and Related Aerospace Documents -

233. New ANAB Accreditation Rule for BA 9000 -

232. National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship -

231. Update on the AS9104/1:2012 Transition -

230. Introducing New Program Managers -

229. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rules 20 and 39 -

228. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rule 26 -

227. New ANAB Accreditation Rule 45 for ISO 13485 -

226. Effective Date of ARs 30, 42, and 43 Approaching -

225. ANAB’s 9104/1:2012 Transition Process for CBs -

224. R2 and e-Stewards Announcements on March 1 -

223. 9104-1:2012 Transition Timeline for CBs -

222. Correction: Release of IAQG SR002, Rules for 9104-1:2012 Transition -

221. Release of IAQG SR002, Rules for 9104-1:2012 Transition -

220. IAQG SR001 Revision, Including Required Actions by the CBs in February 2012 -

219. 2010-2011 Customer Satisfaction Improvements -

218. Automated Phone Attendant -

217. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rules 29, 34, and 40 -

216. 9104/1 Draft and SR001 Revision -

215. First Threshold for the Transition to ISO/IEC 17021:2011 -

214. All Stakeholder Survey -

213. Transition to ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 -

212. Revised Fee Schedule and Corrected Accreditation Manual (obsolete) -

211. Revised ANAB Accreditation Rule 27 on Accreditation Program for ATFS -

210. Accreditation Program for ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems -

209. Withdrawal of ANAB Accreditation Rules 2 and 3 (obsolete) -

208. Pre-Launch Announcement of ISO 50001 EnMS Accreditation Program (obsolete) -

207. Record of CBs Transitioned to ISO/IEC 17021:2011 (obsolete) -

206. Revised Accreditation Rule 30 and New Accreditation Rules 42 and 43 -

205. Accreditation Rule 41 on the Transition to ISO/IEC 17021:2011 (obsolete) -

204. Accreditation Program for Organizational Resilience-Emergency Management-Business Continuity Management Systems -

203. Accreditation Program for FSSC 22000 Management Systems -

202. CBs Can Now Apply for the Transition to ISO/IEC 17021:2011 (obsolete) -

201. Revised Accreditation Rules 21, 24, 25, 32, 33,and 34 -

200. Japan -

199. ANAB-IAAR Technical Areas Project -

198. Update to Heads Up 196 on PS-Prep Training -

197. Revision of PEFC Logo Usage Rules -

196. Training for Auditors for the PS-Prep Accredited Certification Program -

195. IAF ID 2 -

194. ISO/IEC 17021:2011 Published -

193. New Accreditation Rule on ANAB-KAB Cooperation -

192. Revised Accreditation Rule 23 on Suspension of Accreditation by Management Staff -

191. Revised Accreditation Rule 30 on Accreditation Program for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems -

190. Revised Accreditation Rule 29 on Accreditation Program for the Aerospace ICOP Program -

189. Migration to ISO 9001:2008 Completed (obsolete) -

188. Migration to ISO 9001:2008 – Quickly Coming to an End! (obsolete) -

187. Additional Information for 2009 Versions of AQMS Standards -

186. Updated ANAB CB Fee Schedule (obsolete) -

185. Update on ISO/IEC 17021 and IAF Documents -

184. Reporting to ANAB on the Status of the Migration to ISO 9001:2008 (obsolete) -

183. Accreditation Program for Private Sector Preparedness Voluntary Certification -

182. Pre-launch Announcement of PS-Prep Program (obsolete) -

181. Required Transition Plan for the 2009 Versions of AQMS Standards -

180. Revised AR 34 on Responsible Recycling Program -

179. AR 14 on Access by Auditors Being Denied on Security Grounds -

178. Expected Outcomes -

177. Introducing New Management Systems Group Leader (obsolete) -

176. Payment of Commissions or Finder’s Fees to Consultants by Accredited CBs -

175. Update on the IAQG Transition to the 2009 Versions of AQMS Standards -

174. New ANAB Web Sites (obsolete) -

173. Deadline for CBs Approved for IECQ HSPM to Apply to ANAB -

172. New Clarification of Intent of ISO 14001 -

171. Implementation of Revised Accreditation Rule 29 -

170. IAQG Information for the Transition to the 2009 Versions of AQMS Standards -

169. Implementation of AS9104, Revision A, Sections 10.3 and 10.4 -

168. New SFI 2010-2014 Standard -

167. Updated ANAB CB Fee Schedule (obsolete) -

166. New Program for IECQ HSPM -

165. Implementation of Revised Accreditation Rule 18 (obsolete) -

164. Reminder About Rules for Use of the IAF MLA Mark -

163. IAQG Resolutions 57 Through 69 -

162. ANAB to Apply EA-3/11 for Accreditation to ISO 22000 and ISO/TS 22003 -

161. Revised ANAB Accreditation Manual (obsolete) -

160. Update on Accreditation Program for Responsible Recycling -

159. Accreditation Program for Responsible Recycling -

158. Audit Duration and Reports to be Entered into OASIS for Initial Certification Audits -

157. Pre-Launch Announcement of Responsible Recycling (R2) Accreditation Program -

156. R5 Release of TL 9000 Quality Management System Requirements Handbook -

155. ANAB Plan and Process for Migration to ISO 9001:2008 (obsolete) -

154. Accreditation Program for e-Stewards Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment -

153. Certification Client Bill of Rights and Responsibilities -

152. Reminder of Accreditation Rule 22 -

151. IAQG Resolution 56 -

150. Accreditation for e-Stewards Responsible Recycling and Reuse of Electronic Equipment -

149. Revision of Accreditation Rules 10 and 32 and Withdrawal of Accreditation Rule 11 -

148. Revision of ANAB Accreditation Rule 25 -

147. CBs Conducting Second-Party Supplier Audits -

146. Maintaining Accredited Certification During the Global Financial Crisis -

145. Time Interval Between Stage 1 and Stage 2 Audits -

144. New IAF Mandatory Document for QMS and EMS Audit Durations -

143. Opportunity for CBs to Work with ANAB and ECCB to Prototype Accreditation to Certify to IECQ HSPM -

142. Release of AS9100C "Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations" -

141. Accreditation for RIOS -

140. Improvements to ANAB's Assessment Reporting Process -

139. Accreditation Rules on IAF MD 3:2008 for ASRP and IAF MD 4:2008 on CAAT -

138. Certifications Cannot Be Extended Past Three Years -

137. Improved Corrective Action Responses -

136. IAQG Resolutions 53, 54, and 55 -

135. ISO 9001:2008 -

134. Expanded OHSMS Program -

133. QuEST Forum Advanced Surveillance and Re-assessment Procedure for TL 9000 Certification -

132. QuEST Forum Code of Conduct for TL 9000 Registrars -

131. New ANAB Accreditation Manual and Accreditation Rule 28 (obsolete) -

130. IAF Documents for the Consistent Application of ISO/IEC 17021 -

129. ISO-IAF Schedule for Migration to ISO 9001:2008 (obsolete) -

128. ISO/IEC 17021 Transition (obsolete) -

127. ACH Electronic Invoice Payment (obsolete) -

126. New Program for American Tree Farm System Management System Accreditation Process -

125. Marketing the Value of Accredited Certification -

124. 2007-2008 Customer Satisfaction Improvements -

123. Accreditation for CSA Z1000 and BS OHSAS 18001 - Special Offer for Early Applications (obsolete) -

122. ISO/IEC 17021 Transition ~ DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING (obsolete) -

121. New Program for ISO/IEC 20000 Information Technology Service Management Systems -

120. IAF Competence Workshop (obsolete) -

119. Aerospace Multisite Certifications -

118. New Accreditation Program for ISO 28000 for Supply Chain Security Management Systems -

117. AS9104 Clause 8.7.1 and IAQG Feedback Requests -

116. ANAB Investigation of Complaints from Boeing and Other Aerospace OEMs -

115. Cooperation by ANAB and UKAS for Transition to ISO/IEC 17021 (obsolete) -

114. New Clarifications of Intent of ISO 14001:2004 -

113. Accredited CBs and ISO/IEC 17025 -

112. Updated ANAB CB Fee Schedule (obsolete) -

111. Surveillance Audits -

110. Certification Body Declaration of Competence -

109. Transition to ISO/IEC 17021:2006 ANAB Actions for Meeting the Deadline (obsolete) -

108. Transition to ISO/IEC 17021 (Update to Heads Up Issues 80 and 89) (obsolete) -

107. New Clarification of Intent of ISO 14001:2004 (obsolete) -

106. Initial Assessment of All Foreign Critical Locations - Update -

105. Client Notification of Change - ISO/IEC Guide 62 and ISO 17021 (obsolete) -

104. IAQG Resolution 36 (Multi-site) - Clarification of Interpretation of AS9104, Section 8.2.3 - Revision Issued 2007/05/31 (obsolete) -

103. Aerospace - AS9104/2 to Be Effective 2008/01/01 and AS9104/3 to Be Effective 2008/06/01 -

102. Other Requirements With Environmental Aspects -

101. New QuEST Forum Requirement for CB Auditors -

100. QuEST Forum Alert 06-003A: Notification of Implementation of Automated Enforcement of Data Submittal Timeliness Rule -

99. QuEST Forum Alert 06-002A: Announcement of New Requirement for CBs to Report Summary TL 9000 Audit Statistics to QuEST Forum -

98. New Accreditation Program for Food Safety Management Systems -

97. Transition to ANAB's New Accreditation Manual (obsolete) -

96. Commissions and Incentives to Consultants by Accredited Certification Bodies -

95. IAQG Resolution 36 (Multi-site) - Clarification of interpretation of AS9104 section 8.2.3 (obsolete) -

94. QuEST Forum and TL 9000 - Lessons Learned -

93. TL 9000 - ANAB Process Changes -

92. Aerospace AC 00-56A - Voluntary Industry Distributor Accreditation Program -

91. Initial Assessment of All Foreign Critical Locations -

90. QS-9000 and QS-9000 TE Supplement Withdrawal 2006/12/14 (obsolete) -

89. Transition to ISO/IEC 17021:2006 by ANAB (Update to Issue 80) (obsolete) -

88. Aerospace - AS9014 and AS9101C to Be Effective 2007/01/01 -

87. QuEST Forum Alerts -

86. TL 9000 Requirement Handbook, Release 4.0 -

85. New and Revised IAF Guidance (GD 7:2006 and GD 6:2006) (obsolete) -

84. Competence of Audit Team Leader and Withdrawal of ANAB Advisory 3 (obsolete) -

83. Committee to Safeguard Impartiality -

82. Aerospace - Verification of Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Related to Scoring of Surveillance Audits -

81. New Feature in EQM and on ANAB's Web Site - Number of ANAB-Accredited Certificates (obsolete) -

80. ISO/IEC 17021:2006 (obsolete) -

79. New ANAB CB Fee Schedule (obsolete) -

78. ANAB to Discontinue Review of Aerospace Auditors -

77. New "Clarification of Intent" of ISO 14001:2004 -

76. Aerospace - IAQG Resolutions -

75. Transition to ISO 14001:2004 - Withdrawal of Any Accredited Certificates to ISO 14001:1996 (obsolete) -

74. Competence of an Evaluator of Auditor Competence and Performance -

73. New Program for ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Systems -

72. Implementation of EQM Database for ANAB Accreditation Programs -

71. EQM - New Database for ANAB Accreditation Programs -

70. Aerospace - No Extension of Certification (obsolete) -

69. Aerospace - Initial Audits -

68. Aerospace - Reference on Certificates to the Sector Management Scheme -

67. Aerospace - Multiple Sites -

66. Revised IAF Guidance on the Application of ISO/IEC Guide 62 (obsolete) -

65. CB Audit Management Participation in Witness Audit Closing Meetings -

64. 15 May 2006 Deadline for Transition to ISO 14001:2004 (obsolete) -

63. ANAB Action in Response to the IAAR Customer Satisfaction Survey -

62. QS-9000 and QS-9000 TE Supplement - Use of RvA Model B Report Format (obsolete) -

61. Outputs Matter! -

60. Multi-sites: Determining Auditor Time With and Without Sampling (obsolete) -

59. New Program for OHSMS -

58. New Program for Sustainable Forestry Initiative -

57. Transition to 14001:2004 - Deadline of 2006/05/15 (obsolete) -

56. Updated "Clarification of Intent" Related to ISO 14001:2004 -

55. ANAB Procedures E5.5 and R2.10 (obsolete) -

54. Confidential Nature of Security Information on Responsible Care Audits Communique -

53. Revised Licensing Agreement for CBs to Use the IAF Mark -

52. TL 9000 Auditor Time Revision -

51. ANAB Accreditation Program for AS9110 -

50. RC 14001 and RCMS Certification Programs -

49. QS-9000 Auditors (obsolete) -

48. QS-9000: GM Authority Regarding Any Extension of Probation for NBH (obsolete) -

47. Multilateral Cooperative Accreditation Arrangement -

46. Updated Contact Information -

45. Dual Registrations - ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 (obsolete) -

44. Transition From ISO 14001:1996 to ISO 14001:2004 (obsolete) -

43. ANAB Contact Information and Notice of Interruption in Operations -

42. Transition to AS9104 (obsolete) -

41. Transition Plan for Accredited CBs and Their Clients Replacing the ANSI-RAB Marks With the ANAB Mark (obsolete) -

40. Can an Organization With Accredited Certification for EMS Include Compliance and Pollution Prevention in Its Objectives and Targets? -

39. Customer Focus - Staff New Structure -

38. Additional Information Related to Application of Guidance and Rules Regarding an "Auditor Day" -

37. Application of Guidance and Rules Regarding an "Auditor Day" -

36. Application of ISO 19011 -

35. Communicating the Value of Accredited Certification of an EMS -

34. Licensing Agreement for CBs to Use the IAF MLA Mark -

33. Pilot of Revised Witness Audit Assessment Checklist (obsolete) -

32. DaimlerChrysler and QS9000:1998 (obsolete) -

31. Aerospace Industry Oversight - Learning for 2004 Year to Date -

30. Auditing TL 9000 Measurements Handbook, Release 3.5 -

29. ISO 9001:2000 Permissible Exclusions (obsolete) -

28. AS9100 Auditors - Expiration of Certification or Approval -

27. Official Positions Relating to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 -

26. Changes in SAE AIR5359B (obsolete) -

25. End of the Transition to ISO 9001:2000 (obsolete) -

24. Aerospace - No Auditor Training Requirement for SAE AIR5359B (obsolete) -

23. Misrepresentation of Accreditation -

22. AS9100 OASIS Database Implementation -

21. Improved Planning of Accreditation Office and Witness Audits -

20. Increasing the Value of Registration by Increasing the Value of Accreditation -

19. QMS and EMS Multisite Registration With Sampling - Frequency of Auditing the Central Office -

18. Auditor Time and Re-assessment Audits -

17. "Heads Up" Now on the Web Site (obsolete) -

16. Aerospace Auditors and OASIS Database -

15. Effective Date on a Registration Certificate -

14. Committee for Safeguarding Impartiality -

13. Auditor Time -

12. 2003/12/15 Deadline for Transition to ISO 9001:2000 (obsolete) -

11. QS-9000 Audit Day Calculations and Rounding (obsolete) -

10. Aerospace Auditor Training Programs (obsolete) -

9. Consideration of "Other Requirements" During ISO 14001 EMS Audits -

8. Effective Date of Certification/Registration on a Certificate -

7. Requirement and Expectations for a Committee to Safeguard Impartiality -

6. Audit Time for AS9000 and AS9100 -

5. Perceived Delays in Issuing EMS Registration Certificates -

4. AS9100 Auditor Applications - Expectation of Aerospace Industry Experience -

3. Expected Actions for QS-9000 Registered Companies That Do Not Meet Expectations of Supplier Development (obsolete) -

2. Web Sites -

1. Heads Up as a New Communication Tool -