IRIS Certification - Rev.02
IRIS certification is related to Railway industry. We also provide assistance in obtaining this certification. The goal of IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) is to achieve global recognition and acceptance of audit results by all Railways stakeholders. This IRIS certification avoids possibility of multiple auditing, and therefore increases cost efficiency. IRIS enables high quality in audits as the audit records and audit results are collected and stored in a central database. IRIS standard comprises of an ISO 9001 based quality norms and an unique questionnaire available in 4 languages (EN, FR, GE, IT) with maturity level and scoring. IRIS approved certification bodies conduct an evaluation process with an assessment guideline by Single site certification (with remote locations). IRIS, rev.02 covers following areas within railway industry:
· Railway equipments
· Rolling stock
There are certain pre-requisites for this certification which are readiness review, KO questions, process & procedures, a web-based IRIS Portal (database) and Audit-Tool (Software).
· Quality will increase across the entire supply chain
· Evaluation and approval of equipment manufacturers will become more efficient
· Cost for manufacturers and suppliers will decrease
· Comprehensive data and its accessibility will improve
There are six certification bodies which are accredited by UNIFE and IRIS steering committee. They are BUREAU VERITAS Rail, DQS, LRQA Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited , RINA, TÜV NORD CERT.