Management systems

Management systems certification

Certificate of conformity of quality management system (QMS) is a document certifying that the certified management system of an enterprise meets the requirements established by the relevant standards.

The certificate is issued on a special form with the stamp of the issuing accredited body

All certificates issued by the certification body are subject to mandatory registration and are entered in the unified electronic register of issued certificates of conformity of MS the E-Cabinet system in accordance with the procedure established by the accreditation body.

Management system certification body

LLP “T-Standard” has been providing management system certification services since 2009.

During this period more than 500 ST RK ISO 9001 certificates, more than 300 ST RK ISO 14001 certificates and more than 200 ST RK OHSAS 18001 certificates were issued.

The body for confirming compliance of management systems of LLP “T-Standard” is accredited by LLP “National accreditation center” for the right to confirm compliance of quality management systems with the standard ST RK ISO 9001, environmental management systems of ST RK ISO 14001 and occupational safety and health management systems of ST RK OHSAS 18001.

Certificate of accreditation No. KZ.Q.02.0872 dated September 15, 2015.

Area of accreditation

«Quality management systems – Requirements” is a national standard of the Republic of Kazakhstan identical to the international standard ISO 9001.

«Environmental management system. Requirements with guidance for use” is a national standard of the Republic of Kazakhstan identical to the international standard ISO 14001.

“Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements” is a national standard of the Republic of Kazakhstan identical to the international standard OHSAS 18001.

“Occupational health and safety management systems. Requirements with guidance for use” is a national standard of the Republic of Kazakhstan, identical to the international standard ISO 45001 (instead of ST RK OHSAS 18001).

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATION

Certification of management systems is carried out in accordance with the current legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the requirements of standards, regulatory documents of certification system, and documented procedures.

ST RK ISO 9001 is compatible with the standards: ST RK ISO 14001, ST RK OHSAS 18001 (ST RK ISO 45001) and serves as the basis for building an integrated management system. Management system certification body LLP “T-Standard” offers services for certification of an integrated management system for compliance with several standards at once – this will optimize the costs of certification and get a comprehensive assessment of the management system.

The cost of certification of management systems depends on many factors, primarily on the size of the enterprise, its activities and the number of employees.

To determine the cost of certification of management systems and deadlines, send the completed application form to tstkz@mail.ru

Benefits of implementing management systems

Certification of quality management system according to ST RK ISO 9001 is the certification of the process of production of products or services and management of the company. The main advantages of implementing a quality management system are as follows:

MAIN ADVANTAGES OF IMPLEMENTING ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ST RK ISO 14001)
MAIN ADVANTAGES OF IMPLEMENTING OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ST RK OHSAS 18001, ST RK ISO 45001)

The standards ST RK ISO 9001, ST RK ISO 14001 and ST RK OHSAS 18001 (ST RK ISO 45001) are compatible with each other, ST RK ISO 9001 serves as the basis for building integrated management system.

LLP “T-Standard” offers services for certification of integrated management system for compliance with several standards at once – this will optimize the cost of certification and get a comprehensive assessment of the management system.

PROCESS OF CERTIFICATION OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

The process of certification of management systems includes an organizational stage, a two – stage primary certification audit, supervisory audits (inspection control) during the certificate’s validity period, and after a three-year certification cycle – recertification until the certificate expires.

PRE-CERTIFICATION STAGE:

To determine the possibility of carrying out work, the Customer must submit an Application for certification of the management system (s), as well as prepare a set of documents for subsequent submission to LLP “T-Standard”. If it is necessary to provide additional information, the Customer is obliged to submit the necessary documentation and information to LLP “T-Standard” within the agreed time frame.

LLP “T-Standard” after reviewing the application, makes a decision on it, sends the Customer a commercial offer and a draft contract “for certification work ” (hereinafter – the Contract) to agree on the terms of work; forms an audit Commission.

FIRST STAGE OF THE PRIMARY CERTIFICATION AUDIT:
SECOND STAGE OF THE PRIMARY CERTIFICATION AUDIT (ON-SITE AUDIT):
ISSUING A CERTIFICATE OF CONFORMITY:
INSPECTION CONTROL OF THE CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM:

In case of refusal of the Customer from carrying out an inspection audit at the site or preventing the inspection of the audit (including the lack of payment established in the Contract within the stipulated period), or if it is not possible to determine the location of, or contact with the Complainant, Management system certification body LLP “T-Standard” is entitled to cancel the previously issued certificates of conformity, with the subsequent obligatory informing of the Authorized State bodies in the established order, as well as placing information on the official website of LLP “T-Standard”.

THE PROCESS OF RECERTIFICATION
The procedure for recertification is similar to the procedure for certification.
The recertification audit includes:

two months before the expiration of the certificate of conformity, the Customer sends an application for recertification of the MS to the Management system certification body LLP “T-Standard”.

when identifying cases of non-compliance or absence of certificates of conformity during the recertification audit, the Management system certification body sets deadlines for performing corrections and corrective actions that are performed by the customer before the validity period (expiration) of the previously issued certificate (s) of conformity.

in the case the Customer performed the necessary corrective actions within the deadlines agreed with the Management system certification body or in the absence of inconsistencies (a positive result) during a recertification audit, Management system certification body makes a decision on possibility of registration of a new certificate of conformity in the prescribed manner, while maintaining the number of the previous certificate.

if the Customer fails to take corrective actions to eliminate the identified non-conformities during the on-site recertification audit within the time limits set by the Management system certification body, the previously issued certificates of conformity will cease to be valid and will not be subject to renewal.

LIST OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Preliminary list of required documents for certification of management systems(s) (hereinafter – MS) (to determine the possibility of work):
Full list of required documents for certification of management systems(s) (to start work):
Also, the LLP “T-Standard” may additionally request the following to analyze the MS documentation (before conducting an on-site audit):

SUSPENDING, REVOKING, OR REDUCING THE SCOPE OF A CERTIFICATE

LLP “T-Standard” suspends the certificate in the following cases:
The customer’s refusal to conduct an audit is considered to be:

Upon suspension, the customer’s management system certificate becomes temporarily invalid.

The decision to suspend the validity of the MS certificate of conformity is made by the head of the MS Organ, in his absence, the Deputy head of the MS Organ, or by authorized person by the order for the MS Organ who did not participate in the audit.

The decision is sent to the customer with a cover letter. In accordance with the contract for work on MS confirmation, when the MS certificate is suspended, the customer undertakes to stop referring to the MS certification.

In cases when the customer does not resolve the issues that caused the suspension of the certificate within the established time frame, the head of the MS Organ takes measures to cancel the certificate or reduce the scope of certification. The terms of suspension of certificates of conformity established by the MS Organ of LLP “T-Standard” shall not exceed 6 months.
When suspending, canceling, and/or reducing the scope of certification, the MS Organ makes this information publicly available by posting this information in the E-Cabinet system in accordance with the procedure established by the accreditation body.