Information for management system certification bodies
2019. 08. 23.

We inform accredited organizations that some IAF mandatory documents have changed.

Description of IAF MD 5/2019 change.

The 4th edition of this document is mandatory from 7 May 2020.

The document now includes the rules for calculating the OH & SMS audit times in addition to the QMS, EMS audit time.
The rules of Annex B of IAF MD 22, Edition 1 have been incorporated into the document.
The IAF MD 5 basic rules concern for all the three management systems, plus OH & SMS specific rules has added into the relevant chapter.
The audit date and complexity tables used for time calculations did not change substantially compared to IAF MD22 1st Edition.
In addition, the new edition includes new rules, introduced new factors determining audit time as well.

Description of IAF MD 11/2019 change

Issue2, Version 2 of this document is mandatory from January 17, 2021.

The new version introduces two concepts:
- Standard Audit Approach of Integrated Management System
- Extended Audit Approach (EAA) of the integrated management system
In the case of the two approaches, the audit describes and requires a different method for calculating time.

Description of IAF MD 17/2019 change

The 2nd edition of this document is mandatory from 7 May 2020.

There are two reasons for this change. Introducing the requirements of ISO 17011: 2017 and the revision of the rules for the organization of OH & SMS monitoring audits from IAF MD 22, 1st edition, which has not changed.
The new edition includes some new aspects, such as rules for the organization and evaluation of m witnessing activity. These are described in sections 2.2.1, 2.3.3, 4.2.3, 4.2.4. points. These are described in sections 2.2.1, 2.3.3, 4.2.3, 4.2.4. points. These changes will be implemented by NAH in NAR-25.

Description of IAF MD 22/2019 change

The 2nd edition of this document is mandatory from 7 May 2020.

The essence of the change is that three annexes have been removed from the document and inserted into other documents.
APPENDIX A – Specific knowledge and skills for certification functions in OH&SMS/ This appendix has been deleted and its contents are in ISO / IEC TS 1702110: 2018
APPENDIX B- Determination of audit time of occupational health and safety management system/ This appendix has been deleted and its contents have been included in IAF MD 5 4th edition.
APPENDIX E –Witnessing Activities for the accreditation of occupational health and safety management systems(OH&SMS) certification bodies/This appendix has been deleted and its contents have been included in IAF MD 17 Edition 2.
The 'C' and 'D' attachments contents remain, which have been renamed.

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