ISO19011:2018 PUBLISHED

ISO’s popular standard for auditing management systems has been published on the 03 July 2018. Organizations are increasingly turning to management systems, in a quest to be more effective and save time and money. Many companies have several different management systems, each focusing on different areas, such as IT, information security, quality and environmental management. ISO 19011, Guidelines for auditing management systems, will help with the effective audit of those management s...
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ISO 22000 PUBLISHED

ISO 22000:2018  has been published by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) on the 18 June 2018. Why was ISO 22000 revised? Since the first publication of ISO 22000 in 2005, users along the supply chain have been facing new food safety challenges – spurring a need for the standard to be revised. It is normal process for an ISO standard to be revised. In fact, every 5 years standards are reviewed to determine whether a revision is necessary, to ensure that the standard...
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ISO 45001 Published

ISO 45001 has been published by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO). It sets out to provide a robust and effective set of processes for improving work safety in global supply chains. It is the world’s first International Standard for occupational health and safety. As OHSAS 18001 will be withdrawn on publication of ISO 45001 and organizations currently certified to OHSAS 18001 will have a three year period to migrate to ISO 45001. SAATCA will continue to keep clients inf...
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Qualification Check for Matric, Tertiary and Reference Verification

SAATCA registered auditors are hereby informed that as from 01 February 2018, SAATCA is going to use the professional verification company to verify all qualification information and references that are obtained from the new applicants, including the recertification of auditors, to ensure that the qualifications and references are legitimate. Note that all qualification information that is obtained from auditors or new applicants will be verified directly with the issuing institution. If SAATC...
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Reminder: SAATCA Auditor Transition Deadline for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

All currently registered QMS and EMS SAATCA Auditors are hereby reminded that those Auditors who have not yet transitioned in accordance with the SAATCA Auditor transition criteria for the QMS/EMS auditor transition to the latest ISO 9001/14001:2015 standard, have until 30 September 2018 to successfully complete the transition. You are reminded that your current ISO 9001:2008 and/or ISO 14001:2004 certifications will not be valid after three years from publication of the updated standards. The ...
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Notification: Annual Surveillance & Three Year Certification Renewal Communication – January 2018

Dear Auditor SAATCA auditor certification programmes aim to provide business, industry and employers of auditors with confidence in the skills and competence of SAATCA certificated auditors.  The renewal of your certification will ensure a continued professional recognition of these skills.  This, in turn, will enhance your career prospects and make you more marketable to organisations that require the services of experienced and credible certified auditors. Updates to the SAATCA Auditor R...
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