American International Accreditation Organization (AIAO-BAR)
- Website: http://www.aiao-bar.org/
- Status: Accredited
- Standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 19770, ISO 20000, ISO 22000, ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 50001
- Location: Los Gatos, California, USA
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The AIAO-BAR is a non-profit corporation that accredits conformity assessment bodies in accordance with internationally recognized guides and standards. AIAO-BAR also recognizes auditors wishing to demonstrate their competence to various parties internationally. Headquartered in Los Gatos, California, AIAO-BAR connects EU, Asia, and other emerging regions to the US economy by meeting the growing need for internationally recognized accreditation services.
To the novice quality manager, ISO jargon can be extremely overwhelming. What is an NCR? What do you mean by OFI? Are we certified or accredited? But before you go and pull out your hair, let’s take a moment to go over some of the most frequently used terms and their definitions with regards to ISO and Management System Certification.