EAS POLICY ON TRANSITION TO ISO 22000:2018

Dt. 25.12.2018
ISO 22000:2018 is published by ISO (International Organization for standardization).
As per the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) and JAS-ANZ (Joint Accreditation of Australia and New Zealand), the transition time for the update is till 19/06/2020.
All existing certified clients of EAS can upgrade their FSMS scheme to the latest version (ISO 22000:2018) at any time during this period.
EAS will continue to issue certifications during the transition period for ISO 22000:2005 for which the validity date shall not be later than the end of the 19/06/2021. However, organizations are recommended to change over to the latest version at least 6 months prior to the validity date of 19/06/2021.
Any certifications to ISO 22000:2005 will be removed from EAS and the JAS-ANZ register at the end of the transition period.
Organizations applying for fresh FSMS certification can apply directly for the latest version viz ISO 22000:2018

TRANSITION PROCESS

Application

Existing certified clients of EAS need to inform EAS on their decision to continue the existing version or to migrate to the latest version. New application is available here

Transition through routine Assessments

EAS will include sufficient time under scheduled surveillance / re-certification visits to ensure that client has effectively implemented the requirements of the latest version of FSMS

Audit Duration

In case transition audit is conducted along with the surveillance or re-certification audit, the audit duration may increase by a minimum of one man-day.

Additional Visits

EAS will not plan additional visits to monitor the transition except when:

  • Requested by the client to conduct the audit other than the planned surveillance audit.
  • If the transition period is about to be over and no action has been taken by the organization during the surveillance audits.

Note: All additional visits required will be chargeable by the certification body.

Expectations at assessment

EAS assessments will cover the following:

  1. Transition strategy:
  • Establish, document and maintain your organizations system in line with the new standards ISO 22000:2018
  • Implementation of system as per the new standard ISO 22000:2018
  • Sufficient training provided to the employees in the new standard requirements.
  • Minimum One internal audit and Management review completed after the implementation.
  1. Audit Process
  • Audit will cover the requirements of latest version ISO 22000:2018
  • Auditing documented information in line with your process and performance.
  • Correlation between your internal audit, corrective actions and audit recommendations
  • Extent of Coverage of your Interested parties requirements.
  • Verification of management review and its effectiveness.
EAS POLICY ON TRANSITION TO ISO 50001:2018

Dt. 25.12.2018
ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management System is published by ISO (International Organization for standardization).
As per the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) and JAS-ANZ (Joint Accreditation of Australia and New Zealand), the transition time for the update is till 21 August 2021
All existing certified clients of EAS can upgrade their FSMS scheme to the latest version ISO 50001:2018 at any time during this period.
EAS will continue to issue certifications during the transition period for ISO 50001:2011 for which the validity date shall not be later than the end of the 21 August 2021. However, organizations are recommended to change over to the latest version at least 6 months prior to the validity date 21 August 2021.
Any certifications to ISO 50001:2011 will be removed from EAS and the JAS-ANZ register at the end of the transition period.
Organizations applying for fresh EnMS certification can apply directly for the latest version viz ISO 50001:2018

TRANSITION PROCESS

Application

Existing certified clients of EAS need to inform EAS on their decision to continue the existing version or to migrate to the latest version. New application is available here

Transition through routine Assessments

EAS will include sufficient time under scheduled surveillance / re-certification visits to ensure that client has effectively implemented the requirements of the latest version of EnMS.

Audit Duration

In case transition audit is conducted along with the surveillance or re-certification audit, the audit duration may increase by a minimum of one man-day.

Additional Visits

EAS will not plan additional visits to monitor the transition except when:

  • Requested by the client to conduct the audit other than the planned surveillance audit.
  • If the transition period is about to be over and no action has been taken by the organization during the surveillance audits.

Note: All additional visits required will be chargeable by the certification body.

Expectations at assessment

EAS assessments will cover the following:

  1. Transition strategy
  • Establish, document and maintain your organizations system in line with the new standards ISO 50001:2018
  • Implementation of system as per the new standard ISO 50001:2018
  • Sufficient training provided to the employees in the new standard requirements.
  • Minimum One internal audit and Management review completed after the implementation.
  1. Audit Process
  • Audit will cover the requirements of latest version ISO 50001:2018
  • Auditing documented information in line with your process and performance.
  • Correlation between your internal audit, corrective actions and audit recommendations
  • Extent of Coverage of your Interested parties requirements.
  • Verification of management review and its effectiveness.
EAS POLICY ON TRANSITION TO ISO 45001:2018

Dt. 25.12.2018
ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System is published by ISO (International Organization for standardization).
As per the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) and JAS-ANZ (Joint Accreditation of Australia and New Zealand), the transition time for the update is till 31 March 2021. All existing certified clients of EAS can migrate to the ISO 45001:2018 at any time during this period.

EAS will continue to issue certifications during the transition period for OHSAS 18001:2007 for which the validity date shall not be later than the end of the 31 March 2021. However, organizations are recommended to change over to the latest version at least 6 months prior to the validity date 31 March 2021. If any certifications to OHSAS 18001:2007 will be removed from EAS and the JAS-ANZ register at the end of the transition period.

However, the exception will be if any government or regulatory authority provides advice to JAS-ANZ that it continues to solely require organizations to hold OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications issued under the JAS-ANZ Procedure 02 (OHS) scheme. In such case, the expiry date of such certificates may be issued in accordance with the routine three-year certification cycle.

Organizations applying for fresh OHSMS certification can apply directly for the latest version viz ISO 45001:2018

TRANSITION PROCESS

Application

Existing certified clients of EAS need to inform EAS on their decision to continue the existing version or to migrate to the latest version. New application is available here

Transition through routine Assessments

EAS will include sufficient time under scheduled surveillance / re-certification visits to ensure that client has effectively implemented the requirements of the latest version of OHSMS

Audit Duration

In case transition audit is conducted along with the surveillance or re-certification audit, the audit duration may increase by a minimum of one man-day.

Additional Visits

EAS will not plan additional visits to monitor the transition except when:

  • Requested by the client to conduct the audit other than the planned surveillance audit.
  • If the transition period is about to be over and no action has been taken by the organization during the surveillance audits.

Note: All additional visits required will be chargeable by the certification body.

Expectations at assessment

EAS assessments will cover the following:

  1. Transition strategy
  • Establish, document and maintain your organizations system in line with the new standards ISO 45001:2018
  • Implementation of system as per the new standard ISO 45001:2018
  • Sufficient training provided to the employees in the new standard requirements.
  • Minimum One internal audit and Management review completed after the implementation.
  1. Audit Process
  • Audit will cover the requirements of latest version ISO 45001:2018
  • Auditing documented information in line with your process and performance.
  • Correlation between your internal audit, corrective actions and audit recommendations
  • Extent of Coverage of your Interested parties requirements.
  • Verification of management review and its effectiveness.