In 2020, the RosAccreditation conducted 949 inspections of the activities of Certification Bodies (CBs) and Laboratories (Labs).
Based on Federal Law No. 412, all inspections have been performed without prior notice.
The checks were divided in two groups:
- 226 on-site inspections.
- 723 documentary checks (CoC & DoC).
The inspections were carried out on the following basis:
- 814 - to assess if the non-conformities identified during the attestation procedure were eliminated. As a result, the non-conformities were eliminated in 89% of cases;
- 45 - based on complaints about a possible violation of the legislation by CBs and Labs;
- 88 – to assess if the orders previously issued by the Service were fulfilled.
- 2 - based on the risk indicators of mandatory requirements violations (2 CBs and Labs escaped inspection activities);
According to the results of 98% of inspections carried out on the basis of risk indicators, as well as due to the information received by RosAccreditation, violations of requirements of the legislation were identified.
- 68 bodies - 12 CBs, 35 Labs, 13 organizations ensuring the uniformity of measurements, 8 Inspection Bodies - the accreditation was suspended as a result of trying to evade undergoing the competence confirmation procedure.
- 73 CBs and Labs - the RosAccreditation took decision to suspend the accreditation as a consequence of the violations identified.
- 27 CBs and Labs - the accreditation was terminated because of not following the by the RossAccreditation issued order.
- 93 bodies (18 CBs, 57 Testing Labs, 17 organizations ensuring the measurement uniformity, 1 Inspection Body) - the accreditation was terminated as a result of failure of following bodies to complete the competence confirmation procedure in accordance with Article 24 of the Federal Law № 412 within six months after the determined date.
During the reporting period, 284 court decisions were taken to bring the guilty parties to administrative responsibility. The total amount of administrative fines imposed by the courts was 39,940,000 rubles (460.000 EUR).
Official source: https://fsa.gov.ru/press-center/news/12573/