Updated Certification Regulations

For the attention of all WCS certified clients.

WCS has updated its certification regulations and these can be viewed or downloaded here:

Certification Regulations

Updates Include:

  1. General Formatting
  2. Improved Definitions
  3. Data Protection
  4. Removal of the requirement to complete a full round of internal audits each year
  5. Added reference to cancellation policy
  6. Lead Auditors recommend certification but do not make the final decision
  7. WCS shall not allow requests for changes to the audit team without substantiated evidence of improper activity or contract violations

Please review these new regulations as they may affect your certification with WCS.

Please call the WCS office or discuss with the WCS assessor if you have any concerns.

As a reminder it is a contractual requirement to follow the WCS certification regulations.

Thanks for reading.