MGB-CAR passed the first surveillance audit conducted by NQA, an internationally accredited certification body for ISO standards, on March 5-6, 2019.
In her remarks during the conclusion of the audit activity, MGB-CAR Regional Director Fay W. Apil, thanked all the men and women of the regional bureau who spent long working hours preparing for the audit. She thanked Mr. Rannie Bernardino, NQA auditor, for the expertise provided; for all the observations and the opportunities for improvement that the bureau could continue working on.
Surveillance audits are conducted in ISO certified organizations to confirm that the management system had been established, implemented and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the audit standards.
Furthermore, it attempts to evaluate the effectiveness of the management system to ensure it is continually meeting its specified objectives, in the case of MGB, its mandates, programs and activities.
The next surveillance audit for MGB-CAR is scheduled on January 2020.