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V/VB Declaration of Key Locations for Validation and Verification Activities

PUBLIC FORM GHG-FR-724 Issued: 2015-8-31, Revision: 0

Attachments  GHG-FR-724 - Declaration .doc
References GHG-FR-704: Application for Accreditation of Validation/Verification Body under ISO 14065
GHG-FR-705: ANSI Accreditation Criteria Checklist for Evaluation of Third Party GHG Validation/Verification Bodies
GHG-FR-707: VVB Surveillance Self-Assessment For GHG Program
GHG-FR-709: Application for Reaccreditation
IAF MD 12: 2013, Assessment of Certification Activities for Cross Frontier Accreditation
IAF MD14: 2014, Application of ISO/IEC 17011 in Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification (ISO 14065)
ISO 14065:2013, Greenhouse gases - Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition
ISO/IEC 17011:2004, Conformity assessment - General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies
Contents
1Objective
1.1This form is for ANSI applicants and accredited V/VBs to inform ANSI of all premises from which key activities are undertaken.
2Definitions
2.1KEY LOCATION: Where one or more key activities are performed according to ISO 17011 clause 7.5.7 (to include policy formulation, planning conformity assessment, contract review, review, approval and decision on the results of conformity assessment). IAF MD14 also includes the following activities specific to GHG validation and verification: initial approval of validation and verification personnel or control of their training, on-going monitoring of validation and verification personnel, planning and conducting of validation and verification in accordance with GHG program requirement, and independent review and approval of the internal documentation completed during the validation or verification engagement and the validation/verification statement.
3The Form
3.1The form is attached to this document.

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