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The Importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for Lead Auditors

2024-06-13T21:26:39+01:00

Keeping up with Continuous Professional Development (CPD) isn't just a professional box to tick—Lead Auditors must stay sharp and relevant. Here's why CPD is so essential for those in the auditing field: Staying Updated with Regulatory Changes Industries like finance, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, and IT always evolve with new regulations and standards. Lead Auditors [...]

The Importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for Lead Auditors2024-06-13T21:26:39+01:00

Unveiling the Mysteries of AS9120 Certification: All You Need to Know

2024-06-18T13:05:59+01:00

Introduction Strict quality standards are paramount in the aerospace, defence, and aviation industries. One essential certification is AS9120, which ensures the highest level of quality management for distributors of aerospace and defence components. Suppose you're new to AS9120 certification or looking to enhance your knowledge. In that case, this blog post will provide a [...]

Unveiling the Mysteries of AS9120 Certification: All You Need to Know2024-06-18T13:05:59+01:00

Compliance Corner – ISO 9001:2015 Clause 8.3

2024-06-18T13:05:49+01:00

ISO 9001:2015 Clause 8.3, which covers the "Design and development of products and services," is often perceived as the most challenging auditable clause in the standard. However, it doesn't have to be intimidating. This guide aims to demystify Clause 8.3, explaining its requirements and how to effectively audit it. Understanding Design and Development in [...]

Compliance Corner – ISO 9001:2015 Clause 8.32024-06-18T13:05:49+01:00

Compliance Corner-Addressing Non-conformance

2024-06-11T22:11:21+01:00

Compliance Corner: Answering Non-Conformances Receiving non-conformances during your ISO assessments is common and not necessarily negative. Instead, view them as opportunities to improve your system. Non-conformances do not mean losing your certificate or that your system is poor; they simply indicate areas needing attention. Your Auva Lead Auditor will provide an audit findings report [...]

Compliance Corner-Addressing Non-conformance2024-06-11T22:11:21+01:00

Counterfeit Materials

2024-06-18T13:05:15+01:00

As reported by The New York Times and Yahoo Finance earlier this week, the FAA is currently investigating suspected counterfeit materials in various aircraft, involving multiple manufacturers. AS9100 mandates that organisations test raw materials. Organisations often challenge this requirement, arguing that they receive materials from reputable stockists, distributors, or directly from mills and that [...]

Counterfeit Materials2024-06-18T13:05:15+01:00

Compliance Corner-Waste Regulations

2024-06-18T13:06:21+01:00

Compliance Corner: Waste Regulations Welcome to Compliance Corner! Here, our aim is to provide you with invaluable insights into the common issues encountered by our auditors during management system assessments. We'll furnish you with practical guidance to help your organization address these issues proactively and maintain compliance. Join us as we share tips, best [...]

Compliance Corner-Waste Regulations2024-06-18T13:06:21+01:00

IAQG OASIS Freeze

2024-06-11T22:03:46+01:00

The IAQG OASIS System is a crucial component of the Aerospace Certification Schemes, such as AS9100 and AS9120. It is extensively utilised by individuals involved in the aerospace industry on a nearly daily basis. Periodically, the system undergoes development and transitions. The present time marks one such transition. Over the past few years, the [...]

IAQG OASIS Freeze2024-06-11T22:03:46+01:00

AUVA Certification Limited is officially Climate Neutral Certified for 2023!

2023-05-05T07:46:27+01:00

AUVA Certification Limited is officially Climate Neutral Certified for 2023! One of our initial pledges was to be the most environmentally conscious Certification Bodys in the industry.   We undertake several environmental initiatives throughout the year to sustain our pledge, and back in 2020 we became the first Certification Body to become Climate Neutral Certified.  [...]

AUVA Certification Limited is officially Climate Neutral Certified for 2023!2023-05-05T07:46:27+01:00

ISO 14001 and the Waste Hierarchy: Prioritising Sustainable Waste Management in the UK

2024-06-11T22:02:23+01:00

Proper waste management is essential for protecting public health, preserving the environment, and conserving resources. In the UK, the Waste Hierarchy provides a framework for managing waste sustainably and efficiently, with five steps that guide waste management practices: Prevention, Preparation for Reuse, Recycling, Recovery, and Disposal. ISO 14001 is an internationally recognised standard for [...]

ISO 14001 and the Waste Hierarchy: Prioritising Sustainable Waste Management in the UK2024-06-11T22:02:23+01:00

Maximising efficiency and maintaining ISO 9001 certification with the 5S methodology

2024-06-13T21:56:39+01:00

The 5S principle, also known as the 5S methodology, is a powerful tool for businesses seeking to improve their efficiency and productivity while maintaining ISO 9001 certification. The 5S acronym stands for Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. This system was first developed in Japan and is now widely used in manufacturing [...]

Maximising efficiency and maintaining ISO 9001 certification with the 5S methodology2024-06-13T21:56:39+01:00
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