Friday, 30 May 2014

Types of Quality Audit

Adequacy Audit or Document Review:

  • System or management audit.
  • Determine the extent to which document system represent by the quality manual and procedures meets the requirements of applicable standards.
Compliance Audit or Onsite Audit:
  • Seeks to establish the extent to which the documented system is implemented and observed by workforce.
External Audit:
  • Performed by company on its own suppliers.
  • It may be an adequacy or compliance report.
Internal Audit
  • Most important and requires to look on own system, procedures and activities in order to ascertain whether it is adequate and complied with it.
  • It provides management with information whether their policies are meet or not.
  • It provide line of communication throughout the company.