ISO/IEC TS 17021-2:2012

Conformity assessment -- Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems -- Part 2: Competence requirements for auditing and certification of environmental management systems

ISO/TS 17021-2:2012 specifies additional competence requirements for personnel involved in the audit and certification process for Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and complements the existing requirements of ISO/IEC 17021.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2012-08
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/CASCO
    Committee on conformity assessment
  • 03.120.20
    Product and company certification. Conformity assessment

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