Welcome to SACAS
SACAS is a South African-registered company (registration number 2013/067785/07) that specialises in the certification of companies systems and products, as well as conducting first party and second party auditing. We also offer gap analyses nationally and internationally on ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015 for Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management Systems, ISO 22000:2005 for Food Safety Management System, FSSC 22000:2014 for Food Safety Management Systems, OHSAS 18001:2007 for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and SANS 10330:2007 (HACCP) Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points, as well as GFSI Global Markets Capacity Building Programme Basic Introduction and Basic Intermediary Audits. A new service in product certification has been added to improve our services to customers following a one stop certification service provider namely SANS 1475 as from 3 January 2017. Product certification is where a product has passed its performance and quality assurance tests as required by a standard or legislation or complying with the national or international standards or legislative requirements. SACAS is in the process to obtain SANAS accreditation in this regards and can apply now at our offices by phoning Alida at 083 631 8931 or (016) 931 2001 and other schemes will follow shortly.
SACAS is accredited by SANAS and clients are requested to visit the SANAS website www.sanas.co.za to review our accreditation.
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SACAS is proud to announced that we are the first certification body accredited for OHSAS 18001:2007 by SANAS, ensuring our OHSAS 18001:2007 certificates are also now internationally accepted, as well as for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. For SACAS this is a huge milestone that we have achieved and have proven our loyalty to our clients. To deal in this honourable event please contact SACAS for a once-in-a-lifetime saving on certification of accredited OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.
SACAS renders certification services on:
- Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2008) (C59a); (Has been witnessed by SANAS on ISO 9001:2015 already and recommended for accreditation on the new standard)
- Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2004) (C59b); (Has been witnessed by SANAS on ISO 14001:2015 already and recommended for accreditation on the new standard)
- Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (SANS 10330:2007) (HACCP) (C59c)
- Food Safety Management Systems (ISO 22000:2005) (C59d)
- Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001:2007) (C59e).
SACAS is also in the process of obtaining SANAS accreditation on Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015), as well as Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015) and has been evaluated and recommended for accreditation. Clients seeking certification in the new standards can already apply with us, ensuring certification is in line with the latest revisions.
SACAS also assists companies simultaneously while food safety audits are conducted on SANS 10330:2007 (HACCP) or ISO 22000:2005, conducting GFSI Global Markets Capacity Building Programme – Basic Introduction and Basic Intermediary audits for our clients and issue letters of compliance with the Introduction or Intermediary requirements.
Take note: South African Certification and Auditing Services is in process of reviewing its management systems to include Energy Management Systems ISO 50001:2011, as well as Food Safety Systems Certification FSSC 22000:2010 as SANAS now provide accreditation on these standards, and clients who wish to obtain certification with SACAS can now also apply.
Please take the time to browse around on our website, and do not hesitate to contact us for any certification inquiries regarding ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 22000:2005, (HACCP) Hazard Analysis or Critical Control Points SANS 10330:2007.
SAATCA Registered Training Course Provider
South African Certification and Auditing Services is also a SAATCA registered training course provider for Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2008) (QMS 032), Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2004) (EMS 032) and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems OHSAS 18001:2007 (OHSMS 032).
Bridging courses from a standard perspective, as well as from an auditing perspective based on ISO 9001:2015,
ISO 14001:2015, as well as ISO 45001:2016 are available at South African Certification and Auditing Services.
Bridging courses are accepted by SAATCA to upgrade from
ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2004 to
ISO 14001:2015. (SAATCA Registered Training Course provider for ISO 9001:2008 (QMS 032), ISO 14001:2004 (EMS 032) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (OHSMS 032).
SAATCA registration (Lead Auditor QMS 032), (Lead Auditor EMS 032) and (Lead Auditor OHSMS 032) and can be observed at www.saatca.co.za.
Our goal is to improve our customer’s management systems by offering value-adding certification and auditing services complying with ISO/IEC 17021:2011, ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015, ISO/IEC TS 17021-2:2012, ISO/IEC TS 17021-3:2013, ISO/TS 22003:2013, SANAS P05-08:2015, FSSC 22000 Part 2 Version 3.3 and IAF, as well as Global Markets Capacity Building Programme requirements.
SACAS stands for symbols of high competence, impartiality and independence:
- Reputable internationally recognised registrar accredited by SANAS
- A South African certification body and registered company leading by example
- Firmly established and serving clients since 2009
- Locally driven, internationally recognised
- Has highly qualified and certified auditors with technical competence and experience
- Focused on economic benefits and customer needs
- Independent supplier audits of management processes
- Certification of standalone or integrated management systems
- Value-adding audits
- Management system reviews based on client specifications, international codes, regulatory requirements
Thanks to the existing infrastructure of SACAS, we are capable of operating in almost any technological, business and service field. We are able to objectively and correctly evaluate and audit an organisation and provide input in all the 39 sector codes of the European co-operation for Accreditation (EA) from IAF GD:2005, and also according to the Nomenclature Generale des Activites Economiques dans I`Union Europeenne (NACE) as well as all 12 Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP), all thirteen classifications of food chain categories and the GFSI Global Markets Capacity Building Programme and Basic Intermediate Programme.
SACAS is a third-party certification body accredited by SANAS based on ISO/IEC 17021:2011, ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015,
ISO/IEC TS 17021-2:2012, ISO/IEC TS 17021-3:2013,
ISO/TS 22003:2013 and SANAS P05-08:2015. We provide accredited certification in accordance with ISO 9001:2008,
ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 14001:2015,
OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 22000:2005 and SANS 10330:2007 (HACCP), as well as obtaining accreditation in FSSC 22000:2010 and ISO 50001:2011 management systems.
SACAS’s top management is commitment to impartiality in all of its management system certification activities. SACAS has a publicly accessible statement in our website www.sacas.co.za as well as a Code of Ethics and Code of Ethical Business Conduct and Conflict of Interest displayed in our offices that we understand the importance of impartiality.
South African Certification and Auditing Services carries out management system certification activities, and will manage conflict of interest and ensure the objectivity of our management system certification activities at all times in all nine system certifications based on the international standards of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 22000:2005,
SANS 10330:2007 (HACCP), FSSC 22000:2010 and
South African Certification and Auditing Services shall identify, analyse and document any possibilities for conflicts of interest arising from provision of certification activities including any potential conflicts arising from its relationships with all customers at all times.
If any relationship creates a threat to impartiality, South African Certification and Auditing Services shall document these threats and be sent to the Impartiality Committee to analyse these relationships preventing conflict of interest and to eliminate or minimise these threats by taking action and give recommendations back to top management. All potential sources of conflicts of interest that are identified, whether they arise from within South African Certification and Auditing Services or from the activities of other persons including external auditors or contractors or organisations will be analysed and recommendations from the Impartiality Committee will be addressed, and actions taken to prevent any form of conflict of interest.
Note: A relationship that threatens the impartiality of the certification body can be based on ownership, governance, management, personnel, shared resources, finances, contracts, marketing and payment of a sales commission or other inducement for the referral of new clients, etc.[ISO/IEC 17021(5.2.2)], [ISO/IEC 17021-1 (5.2.3) & [ISO/TS 22003 (5.2)] When a relationship poses an unacceptable threat to impartiality (such as a wholly-owned subsidiary of South African Certification and Auditing Services requesting certification from its parent), then certification shall not be provided.