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Key changes in the audit approach based on the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standard

  • Selection of the top management, may be the Management Representative who is appropriate, to evaluate the requirements on “leadership”, “context of the organization” and the “needs and expectations of related interested parties”.
  • Interview with the top management in the application of risk based thinking, as well as the ability to verify the identified risks and opportunities, as well as actions to mitigate risks.
  • Instead of focusing on documentation, the focus will be on demonstration of understanding and compliance with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 through interviews with the auditees.

Key factors in estimating the duration of audit to ISO 50001:2011 :

  • Annual energy consumption
  • Number of energy sources
  • Number of significant energy uses
  • Number of energy management system effective personnel