HSSEQ Internal Audit service is the harmonized first party audit performed by NOVAVERITAS NV on behalf of our customers and focuses in their own requirements. Some Companies requires to perform integrated internal audit processes in the their fleet´s vessels considering several standard as: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, OHSAS 18001, ISM Code, ISPS Code, MLC 2006, and this requires internal auditors trained in each applicable standard.
Harmonization of standards reduce audit fatigue and allow the Companies to save resources and time. But this is not a magic formula, all involved personnel should appreciate they the need to act safely at all the times and continuous commitment of all employees involved in the company, shore and onboard is conclusive. Harmonized internal audits produce the maximum benefits for companies and onboard personnel.
NOVAVERITAS NV HSSEQ internal audit services is performed according to our customer requirement, and there are no extra charge for performing an harmonized service.