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ASME CA-1-2020 pdf free.Conformity Assessment Requirements.
2.3 EvaLuation of the QuaLity Management System
2.3.1 GeneraL. The issuance or renewal or an ASME Certificate is based upon ASME’s evaluation and acceptance of the quality management system. The type of evaluation (audit, interview, review, survey) performed is determined by the governing standard.
2.3.2 Program ImpLementation and/or Demonstration. The organization’s quality management system and its implementation shall be evaluated by a team established by ASME.
(a) The organization shall demonstrate all elements of its quality management system to show knowledge, understanding, and ability to produce the items (including services) covered by the quality management system. The organization may use current work, a mock-up, or a combination of the two to demonstrate the ASMErequired elements of the quality management system. If at the time of the evaluation there is work being performed in-house under the accepted quality management system manual, It shall be included as part of the demonstration and evaluated by the team.
Alternatively, on Initial application for designated oversight activities to be performed under an MA Certificate of Accreditation, the employment of Inspectors and Super. visors may be demonstrated by having been issued Provisional Acceptance from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors in accordance with its established criteria (NB-360) and evidence issued from the National Board that the Applicant’s employees to whom commissions and applicable endorsements will be issued meet the National Board Rules for Commissioned Inspectors. Pursuant to para. 2.3.5, inspections shall not be performed until Inspectors have received their National Board Commissions and applicable endorsements, and an active AlA Certificate of Accreditaflon after completing the first Interim program audit.
(b) The team shall visit all addresses identified on an ASME Certificate of Authorization to witness and evaluate the activities being performed at that site under the quality management system.
Alternatively, for the designated oversight activities performed by an Authorized Inspection Agency (AlA) or Qualified Inspection Organization (QlO) under a Certificate of Accreditation, the team shall visit the address(es) identified on the application form. The identified address(es) is the location(s) where inspection activities are controlled. It Is not necessary to survey each office or location covered by the same program provided documentation is made available to the survey team.
(c) Under certain conditions, the quality management system may be implemented before receipt of a Certificate of Authorization (see para. 2.3.5).
2.3.3 Capacity Certification Testing. For Certificates of Authorization requiring capacity certification testing as indicated in Table 1.1-1, the organization shall demonstrate to the satisfaction of the ASME Designee that the manufacturing, production, test facilities, and quality control procedures ensure close agreement between the performance of random production samples and the performance of those devices submitted for capacity certification. The organization shall successfully complete operational and capacity tests in accordance with the governing standard in the presence of an ASME Designee at the ASME-accepted testing laboratory.
2.3.4 Written Report of EvaLuation. The Team Leader shall submit a written report containing the results of the organization’s demonstration of its quality management system. This report is reviewed by ASME, which will either issue an ASME Certificate or notif’ the organization of deficiencies revealed during the evaluation. If deficiencies cannot be closed during the evaluation process, the organization will either be given the opportunity to correct the open deficiencies or be informed that a reevaluation is required.ASME CA-1 pdf download.

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