Audit Process Procedure Outlines
1. Application reception: receive the client application and check it if all required information completed
2. Application Review:
- the information about the applicant organization and its management system is sufficient for the conduct of the audit.
- the requirements for certification are clearly defined and documented, and have been provided to the applicant organization.
- any known difference in understanding between the certification body and the applicant organization is resolved.
- the EHC has the competence and ability to perform the certification activit.
- the scope of certification sought, the location(s) of the applicant organization's operations, time required to complete audits and any other points influencing the certification activity are taken into account (language, safety conditions, threats to impartiality, etc.).
3. Determining the audit objectives , scope and criteria:
- EHC ensure with client the objectives of the audit and that the audit will accomplish the following objectives at client organization.
- with client define the scope of the audit and that the scope include all the parts of the client organization that affect the Halal requirement of the end product.
4. Halal certification audit:
- Stage1: audit the client's management system documentation, discussions with the client's personnel to determine the preparedness for the stage 2 audit, collect necessary information regarding the scope of the management system, processes and location(s) of the client.
- Stage2: The audit team visit the site for auditing the client, in order to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the client managements systems such as safety and Halal related standards requirements .
5. Halal certification audit conclusions:
The audit team analyzes all information and audit evidence gathered during the stage 1 and stage 2 audits to review the audit findings and agree on the audit conclusions.
6. Granting Halal Certification:
7. Surveillance Audit:
Surveillance audits are on-site audits, but are not necessarily full system audits, and planned together with the other surveillance activities so that the EHC can maintain confidence that the certified management system continues to fulfill requirements between recertification audits
8. Recertification Audit :
it is done before 6 months from the date of certificate expiry date, It is conducted to evaluate the continued fulfillment of all of the requirements of the relevant management system standard.