Accredited management system certification bodies shall follow the new issue of IAF MD 11:2019, issue 2, version 2, for the application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for audits of integrated management systems.
Certification bodies who are accredited under ISO/IEC 17021-1.
MD 11 provides requirements for the application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for the planning and execution of audits of integrated management systems (IMS) against two or more sets of audit criteria/standards, and certification if appropriate.
MD 11: 2019 addresses extended audit approach (EEA) which is applicable to fully integrated management systems. Specific conditions for implementing EEA include, but are not limited to, a mandatory planning session, EEA training for the lead auditor and specific clauses being assigned to the lead auditor.
Additionally, when an integrated management system is audited, one integrated report must be produced, unless required otherwise.
IAF MD 11: 2019 for the application of ISO/IEC 17021-1 for audits of integrated management systems has an application date of 2021-01-17.
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