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Complete the application form below to apply for product certification according to SANS specification.

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  • APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO APPLY THE CMA CERTIFICATION MARK

  • A. COMPANY DETAILS (ALL INFORMATION REQUESTED MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED)

  • Person Responsible for Payments

  • B. PRODUCT DETAILS (ALL INFORMATION REQUESTED MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED)

  • Product specification in accordance with which the product is manufactured
















  • Trade name(s) or trade mark(s) which will be used in conjunction with the CMA Certification Mark

  • Ownership of Trade Name/Mark


  • C. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (ALL INFORMATION REQUESTED MUST BE FULLY COMPLETED)

  • MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

    Has a documented management system (MS) been established and implemented?
  • Established (Check if Yes) Implemented (Check if Yes)
    Quality policy
    Organogram
    Defined responsibilities and authorities
    Process flow chart(s) referencing the applicable documented procedures, test methods, work instructions, inspection and test points (including subcontracted processes)
    Manufacturing procedures including controls
    Management representative appointed
    Procedure for document control
    Procedure for record control
    Procedure for handling complaints
    Procedure for corrective and preventive action
    Procedure for MS reviews (effectiveness)
    Procedure for internal audits/reviews
    Procedure for control of non-conforming product
    Procedure for control on test and measuring equipment
    Personnel competency records indicating approved competencies
    Records relevant to the above mentioned MS requirements
  • DECLARATION

    • By submitting this application to CMA Certification the applicant declares that he/they is/are fully aware of and intends to comply with the provisions of the relevant SANS Specification/s, CMA Certification agreement, Rules regarding the use of the CMA Certification Permit/Mark and the CMA Certification Evaluation process.
    • By submitting this application to CMA Certification the applicant declares that he/they is/are properly authorized to make this application.
    • By submitting this application to CMA Certification the applicant undertakes to inform the Certification Manager of CM Certification of any change to the specified contact details and company status by email, without delay, should any changes occur during the application process.
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What is quality assurance applied in practice:

Quality assurance is a managerial tool and set of activities that ensures quality is built into the processes through which the products are developed and manufactured -Proactive process.Quality assurance improves the development and test process in order to eliminate defects when products are developed. Quality assurance is established with the implementation of a good Quality Management System and the assessment of the systems adequacy.Quality management prevents quality problems through planned and systematic activities such as the use of documentation - This means that everyone involved in the development of a product is responsible for quality assurance - involves verification.

What is quality control applied in practice:

Quality control is used as a corrective tool that ensures that a completed product meets specified quality standards and objectives. Quality control is a reactive process which aims to identify defects in finished products and correct them before releasing the product onto the market. Quality controles detect and eliminate sources of quality problems so that customers quality requirements are continually met - this process normally involves a specific team that tests products for defects.

Quality Management System - Documentation requirements

  • Quality Policy
  • Quality objectives
  • A Quality Manual
  • Other documents required for effective planning, operation and controle
  • Records

Mandatory Procedures

The following documents must be documented:

  • Document and data control procedures
  • Controle of record procedures
  • Internal Audit procedures
  • Controle of non-conformance procedure
  • Corrective and preventative action procedure

Should other operational procedures be documented?

ISO states that one should:
"Determine the type and extent of all documents, including the records necessary to ensure the effective planning, operation and controle of proceses."

It is common for organisations to demonstrate planning, operation and controle by documenting these processes as operational procedures as well as to document records using associated forms.

Operational procedures often documented:

  • Internal communication
  • Management review
  • Training and awareness
  • Facilities managment
  • Product realisation and planning
  • Contract review
  • Design and development controle
  • Purchasing
  • Controle of production and service provision
  • Validation of processes
  • Identification of traceability
  • Controle of customer property
  • Preservation of product
  • Controle of monitoring and measuring equipment
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Monitoring and measurement of product
  • Analysis of data
  • Continual improvement

 

 

The following will be required during the actual initial assessment:

  • Quality policy
  • Organogram
  • Defined responsibilities and authorities
  • Manufacturing procedures including controls
  • Management representative appointed
  • Procedure for document control
  • Procedure for record control
  • Records relevant to the above mentioned MS requirements

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  • Procedure for handling complaints
  • Procedure for corrective and preventive action
  • Procedure for MS reviews (effectiveness)
  • Procedure for internal audits/reviews
  • Procedure for control of non-conforming product
  • Procedure for control on test and measuring equipment
  • Personnel competency records indicating approved competencies
  • Process flow charts(documented procedure, Test methods, work instructions, inspection and test points)

CMA NPC & CMACS Partnerships

 
South African National Accreditation System
Concrete Manufacturers Association