The current COVID-19 pandemic provides heightened reason to use remote auditing techniques. In fact, IIOA members have established remote auditing techniques from prior to the current crisis across a variety of standards and schemes in various industries from manufacturing and services to food production and aerospace.
Further information on remote auditing from the IIOA members:
ABS QE runs through their approaches to remote auditing, how it works and the types of audits that can be carried out.
BSI explains what a remote audit is and the benefits they deliver and provide a range of frequently asked questions.
Bureau Veritas highlights how remote audits are conducted and the steps involved in the remote audit processes.
DEKRA provides a range of information, including: the approach taken and the standards where it is offered; ‘the future of auditing‘ explains the different options available (also available as a white paper); video of remote auditing.
DNV GL shows how remote auditing increases efficiency and effectiveness, including when they can be used, the benefits and how it works. This video also explains DNV GL’s approach.
Intertek introduces remote audits as a means of saving time, travel and expense, while improving audit reports.
Lloyd’s Register describes Remote Assurance and within this Remote Audits, including video explanation and video client testimonials.
SAI Global provides information including: remote auditing explanation and benefits, a remote auditing FAQ, crisis management tools and resources, virtual training and a video for clients showing how to prepare for and conduct a remote audit.
SGS spells out how certifications across many standards and schemes can be maintained with remote auditing solutions, including video, plus brochures on remote auditing solutions and how remote audits work.
TÜV SÜD demonstrates when remote auditing can be done, how it works, also covering data protection and confidentiality matters.