The Dutch Accreditation Council (RvA) has changed policy rule BR004.


The Dutch Accreditation Council (RvA) has recently changed policy rule BR004. This policy rule describes the RvA policy and the rules regarding Non-conformities and Corrective actions. 

The following significant changes have been made in this version compared with version 2 dated 23 January 2015:

  • Article 5 contains a more extensive explanation of the way in which non-conformities are reported after a witness assessment.
  • In Article 14 it is clarified that in case of a category A non-conformity activities must be stopped as long as the results have to be regarded as possibly incorrect or unreliable as a result of the quality problems established.

Download the latest version of BR004 here.
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