3.17.1 Audit program
The quality system is audited on planned basis such that each function is audited at least
once per year. The frequencies of the audits are scheduled on the basis of the status and
importance to the activity.
Unplanned audits may be carried out in cases of significant variation form the Quality
System requirement as necessary.
The audits are made to ensure that the personnel entrusted with Quality System
administration carry out appropriately the tasks they have been assigned.
3.17.2 Conduct of Audits
Audits and follow up are carried out by trained personnel in accordance to the Internal
Audit Procedure. Corrective actions are defined and followed up in accordance
with the Internal Quality Audit Procedure.
3.17.3 Audit Results
The results of the audit are documented by a report issued by the auditing team leader and
approved by the Quality Engineer.
Further, the results are brought to the attention of the personnel responsible for the area
The responsible management personnel take timely corrective action on any deficiencies found
by the audit.
Clearing of a deficiency is reported by the Specialist Engineer to The Quality Engineer
for review and confirmation.