Greenhouse Gas Accreditation Program Customers – Validation/Verification Bodies only,
As a signatory to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF), Standards Council of Canada (SCC) applies the IAF documents to its accreditation operations. IAF MD6:2014, the IAF Mandatory Document for the Application of ISO 14065:2013 Issue 2 is a normative document that is being applied by SCC in its Greenhouse Gas Accreditation Program. Issue 2 was published March 23, 2014 with a one-year implementation period.
SCC accredited Validation/Verification Bodies (V/VBs) are required to comply with IAF MD6:2014 by March 23, 2015. IAF MD6:2014 complements ISO 14065 in the accreditation of validation or verification bodies.
V/VBs are required to review IAF MD6:2014 and implement it in their documented processes and verification/validation activities.
SCC will assess the revised management system and verification/validation processes prior to the transition deadline. This assessment will be conducted during the regularly scheduled annual assessments.
Where a nonconformity is detected, an NCR will be issued for the V/VB to action with correction and corrective action.
If a validation/verification body is not transitioned by March 23, 2015, the V/VB’s accreditation may be suspended in accordance with the SCC document CAN-P-15:2014.
Successful completion of the transition will be confirmed by SCC in writing to the V/VB. A copy of IAF MD-6:2014 may be obtained free of charge from the IAF at http://www.iaf.nu/articles/Mandatory_Documents_/38
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