Certification

Once a successful assessment is carried out and technical approval given, we award you a certificate. It provides credibility for your stakeholders through the globally recognized LRQA brand.

LRQA has offered independent, impartial assessment and certification since 1985, and many of the world’s leading companies choose us for their Business Assurance needs. Why? The answer is simple.  With LRQA, your assessors are industry experts and specialists – matched with your business needs – and trained to deliver effective and robust assessments of your systems and processes, ensuring they compliment and help you achieve your business goals and objectives. 

And, you have the confidence that our Business Assurance approach ensures our assessments focus on the areas and issues that are important to your business, helping you improve performance and reduce risk.

Quality

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ISO 13485 Medical Devices

LRQA provides accredited certification and training services to ISO 13485, the quality management system requirement for manufacturers of medical devices.

TL 9000 telecom quality management

TL 9000 was developed in 1998 by QuEST Forum to meet the quality requirements of the telecommunications industry supply chain. TL 9000 is an extension of ISO 9001:2008 and organizations are expected to comply fully with ISO 9001.

Aerospace

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AS9100, AS9110 and AS9120

Based on ISO 9001, LRQA can provide certification to AS9100 which places greater emphasis on safety, reliability and compliance for the aerospace industry.

Automotive

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Automotive Standards

IATF 16949:2016 Automotive

In October 2016, the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) published a revised quality management system (QMS) standard specifically for the automotive industry, known as IATF 16949:2016.

Environmental and Energy

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Standards we Certify

CARB Verification services

The California Air Resources Board, also referred to as CARB or ARB, is the agency responsible for air quality in the California state government. If your company or facility is required to have to your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions verified under the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32), LRQA can help with our accredited ARB verification services.

CDP Recognized Standards

Is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world.

Corporate sustainability reporting

Corporate Sustainability Reporting, alternatively known as CSR reporting, is the process whereby companies - public, private; large and small - report on their non-financial performance. These reports allow organizations to demonstrate to stakeholders the impact their activities are having on the environment, society and sustainability.

ISO 14001

Certification to ISO 14001 from LRQA will help drive the efficient use of raw materials and therefore reduce costs to your business.

ISO 14064 verification

LRQA delivers verification and training services to ISO 14064 to help you provide credibility and assurance to support your organizations GHG emission claims.

ISO 26000 Gap Analysis – Social responsibility

LRQA can provide a Gap Analysis against ISO 26000, a guidance document to help you identify the principles and core subjects that your organization should be managing to ensure societal risks and impacts are kept to a minimum.

ISO 50001

ISO 50001 is an international standard developed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) which provides organisations with the requirements for energy management systems. ISO estimates that the standard could influence up to 60% of the world’s energy use.

MRV Regulation (EU) 2015/757

The objective of the MRV Regulation is to develop a better understanding of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from shipping activities within the EU which could then be used to shape and inform any future GHG monitoring or reduction initiatives. The MRV Regulation is viewed as the first step of a staged approach for the inclusion of maritime transport emissions into the EU’s GHG reduction commitment, alongside the other sectors that are already contributing to that commitment.

Safety and Environmental Management Systems

SEMS is a regulation (30 CFR 250 Subpart S) in the United States of America which requires all owners / lessees / operators of offshore facilities to develop, implement and maintain an effective Safety and Environmental Management System.

Superior Energy Performance (SEP™) Verification

SEP™ is a Department of Energy -administered certification program that provides guidance, tools, and protocols for facilities that want to achieve deeper, more sustained savings from ISO 50001 which provides public and private sector organizations with management strategies to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs and improve energy performance.

Health & Safety

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Corporate sustainability reporting

Corporate Sustainability Reporting, alternatively known as CSR reporting, is the process whereby companies - public, private; large and small - report on their non-financial performance. These reports allow organizations to demonstrate to stakeholders the impact their activities are having on the environment, society and sustainability.

ISO 26000 Gap Analysis – Social responsibility

LRQA can provide a Gap Analysis against ISO 26000, a guidance document to help you identify the principles and core subjects that your organization should be managing to ensure societal risks and impacts are kept to a minimum.

OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 has been developed in response to industry demand for a recognisable health and safety management system standard which can be externally assessed and certified.

Food Safety

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BRC Global Standard for Food Safety issue 7

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety – first published in 1998 and now in its 7th issue. The standard is for food manufacturers and contains requirements for a HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) system in accordance with the requirements of Codex Alimentarius, a documented quality management system and control of the factory environment standards, products, process and personnel.

BRC Global Standards

BRC Global Standards and Schemes are used by suppliers and global retailers. They facilitate standardization of quality, safety, operational criteria and manufacturers’ fulfillment of legal obligations. They also help provide protection to the consumer.

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Services

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus of federal regulators from responding to contamination to preventing it.

FSSC 22000 Certification

The Food Safety System Certification 22000 scheme - FSSC 22000 - has been developed for food manufacturers that process or manufacture animal or perishable vegetal products, products with a long shelf life and food ingredients such as additives, vitamins and bio-cultures.

GFSI

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), coordinated by CIES – The Food Business Forum, was launched in May 2000. Under the umbrella of the GFSI, seven major retailers, including Walmart and Tesco, have reached a common acceptance of GFSI-benchmarked food safety schemes (including FSSC 22000, BRC, IFS, HACCP). To reduce redundancy in the supply chain, these seven retailers have agreed to common acceptance of certification to any of the GFSI-accepted schemes.

GFSI - Global markets programme

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Global Markets Programme is an initiative launched by the GFSI which offers small and less-developed organizations a step-by-step approach to implementing food safety requirements building to GFSI-recognized food safety standard or scheme certification.

Medical Devices

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CMDCAS: Canadian medical device conformity assessment system

the Canadian Medical Device Regulations came into force, affecting all organizations represented as the “legal manufacturer” of medical devices (including in-vitro diagnostic devices) currently selling or seeking to sell into Canada through the device licensing system.

In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive - New EU IVDR

The In-Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Device Regulation is approaching the final stages of the review process before becoming law and is the proposed revision to the existing IVD Directive 98/79/EC.

ISO 13485 Medical Devices

LRQA provides accredited certification and training services to ISO 13485, the quality management system requirement for manufacturers of medical devices.

MDD 93/42/EEC Medical devices

We’re designated as a notified body under the medical devices directive for medical devices using the quality system conformity routes laid out in Annexes II, V and VI.

MDSAP - Medical Device Single Audit Program Certification

Recognizing that a global approach to assuring the safety of medical device manufacturing would provide tremendous benefit to the industry and the end user, the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) has created a harmonized approach to auditing and monitoring the manufacturing of medical devices.

Medical Devices Directive - New Regulation

As with the upcoming In-Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Device Regulation, the proposed Medical Device Regulation (MDR) is also approaching the final stages of development before becoming law as a Regulation.

Information Security

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ISO 27001 certification

ISO 27001 certification with LRQA ensures you have the controls in place to protect your information from fraud, cyber attack, sabotage and viruses.

TL 9000 telecom quality management

TL 9000 was developed in 1998 by QuEST Forum to meet the quality requirements of the telecommunications industry supply chain. TL 9000 is an extension of ISO 9001:2008 and organizations are expected to comply fully with ISO 9001.

Supply Chain Security

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ISO 28000

ISO 28000 is an international standard for security management systems for the supply chain. It is suitable for all sizes and types of organizations including service industries, transportation, energy, manufacturing and marine.

Business Improvement

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ISO 22301 Business continuity

ISO 22301 specifies requirements for setting up and managing an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). It is auditable, enabling organizations to demonstrate compliance.