Certification Structure Oversight Committee (CSOC)

  • The CSOC has been established to support the review of complex certification structures and review certification structure complaints as outlined in 9104-001.
  • Operating rules for the CSOC are outlined in OPMT procedure 204.
  • CB requests for review of complex certification structures by the CSOC shall be submitted to the CSOC through OASIS as outlined in OPMT procedure 204.

OPMT Procedure 204

OPMT Procedure Appendix B Review Request Form

Certification structure complaints shall be processed in accordance with the 9104-002 complaint resolution process. Complaints unresolved between the affected parties (complainant and complainer) must be raised with the applicable Accreditation Body as the next step, then the Sector Management Structure (SMS) and if needed elevated to the Other Party Management Team (OPMT) CSOC committee using the process outlined in OPMT procedure 201

OPMT Procedure 201

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