Internal Audit

All ISO standards including ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2015, ISO 17025:2017, ISO 22000:2018 etc. require an organisation to conduct internal audits at a planned intervals to determine:

  • If QMS/EMS/OHSMS/FSMS is effectively implemented and maintained and whether the management system conforms to:
    • Requirements of the organisation
    • Requirements of the specific standard
    • Requirements of customers and interested parties
  • Internal audits shall be planned and executed considering:
    • Objectives and its achievement so far
    • Importance of the processes
    • Customer feedback / interested parties feedback
    • Changes made in past
    • Results of previous audits
    • Change in the context, risk & opportunity etc.

The standard requires an organisation to plan audits, communicate audit plan and schedule to employees, conduct audits impartially, report results to relevant management and employees, close internal audit findings / non-conformities by taking suitable correction, root cause identification and corrective actions.

The Internal Audit module of Effivity ensures you meet various requirements specific to Internal Audit defined across the standard in an effective, efficient and simple manner. The steps below demonstrate capabilities of this module and show how you can comply with internal audit related requirements of the standard with the most comprehensive and robust internal audit software:

    • Define master internal audit schedule for various departments and processes.
    • Define internal audit plan for each specific scheduled audit by defining auditor, auditee, location, date and time of audit, etc.
    • Automated alerts keep everyone informed about scheduled audits.
    • Capture internal audit findings through internal audit report.
    • Non-conformance captured here will be reflected in the non-conformance module where you can take correction, identify root cause, take corrective action and evaluate the effectiveness of the corrective actions.
    • If actions against internal audits are not completed on time, the system generates alerts and reminders for the users to ensure you don’t miss any internal audit related compliance.
    • Procedure and forms related to internal audit can be captured in the documented information module.

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The comprehensive capabilities of this module ensure all the requirements pertaining to internal audit are addressed in a quick and simplified manner while achieving 100% compliance with the ISO 9001:2015 standard, ISO 14001:2015 standard, ISO 22000:20105, ISO 17025:2017, ISO 45001:2018 standards. Contact us at for further information or visit ISOCertification/Register.htm to subscribe to our award winning and automate your internal audit processes.

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