This standard is globally recognized as the standard of principles and requirements for the competence, consistency and impartiality of bodies providing audit and certification of all types of management systems.
Certification bodies operating to ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 do not need to offer all types of management system certification.
Certification of management systems is a third-party conformity assessment activity and bodies performing this activity are therefore third-party conformity assessment bodies.
USAS provides the accreditation to deliver the ISO 22301:2012 certificate in conformity of the
- ISO 17021-1:2015 - Conformity assessment —Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems.
Benefits Of USAS Accreditation
Accreditation by a recognized and respected board such as USAS provides independent verification that certification bodies are competent enough & comply with industry and/or international standards.
USAS assesses and accredits management systems of certification bodies that demonstrate competence to audit and certify organizations and conform with the international standard for certification bodies.
USAS accreditation provides a significant advantage to the organization, who strives to meet the regulatory requirements of international standards to improve their business process & delivery of services for the customer satisfaction.
With the help of USAS accreditation certification bodies are able to fosters confidence and acceptance of the certification body’s certifications by end users in the public and private sectors.