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					           MODULE B - PROCESS
                  SUBMODULES
B1.    Organizational Structure
B2.    Standards Development: Roles and
       Responsibilities
B3.    Conformity Assessment: Roles and
       Responsibilities
B4.    Initiating Standards Projects
B5.    Consensus Process for Standards
       Development
B6.    The Basics of Parliamentary Procedure
B7.    The Appeals Process
B8.    International Standards Development
B9.    ASME Conformity Assessment Programs
B10.   Performance Based Standards
ASME C&S Training Module B3
                                 REVISIONS
DATE SLIDE                                      CHANGE
3/24/06             17       Changed “accreditation program” to “conformity
                             assessment program”.
                 17 Notes    Fourth bulleted item revised.
                 18 Notes    Changed “certified” to “accepted”.




          ASME C&S Training Module B3
B3. Conformity Assessment:
Roles and Responsibilities

           Volunteers and Staff
                           OBJECTIVES

This submodule will
   – Explain the roles and responsibilities of
     Conformity Assessment volunteers and staff




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                                AGENDA

I.   Overview
II.  Codes and Standards Board of Directors, Board
     and Committees
III. ASME Consultants, Designees and Designated
     Organizations
IV. Conformity Assessment Staff




      ASME C&S Training Module B3               Slide 4
                      I. OVERVIEW




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                CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT
                                     Codes and Standards
                                      Board of Directors

                                                                 Board on
                                                            Pressure Technology
                                                            Codes and Standards
             Board on Standardization
                   and Testing

                                                              Board on Safety
                                                            Codes and Standards
                Board on Nuclear
               Codes and Standards

                                                                 Board on
                                                           Conformity Assessment




     Board on                                                                      Board on
                                          Committee on
Codes and Standards                                                                Hearings
                                         New Development
    Operations                                                                    and Appeals

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         CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT
                      Codes and Standards
                       Board of Directors


                          Board on
                    Conformity Assessment


            • Standards Committees
            • Accreditation/Certification/Registration
              Committees
            • Conformity Assessment Staff
            • ASME Consultants, Designees and
              Designated Organizations


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        II. CODES AND STANDARDS
            BOARD OF DIRECTORS,
         BOARD AND COMMITTEES




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               CODES AND STANDARDS
                BOARD OF DIRECTORS
• Conformity Assessment responsibilities
   – Overall policies governing the operations of
     registration, accreditation and certification
   – Approval of BCA membership
   – Annual evaluation of C&S programs and
     activities
   – Final level of appeal (BHA)




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   BOARD ON CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT

• Responsibilities
   – Supervise Conformity Assessment Programs
      • Approve Conformity Assessment Committee
        procedures
      • Approve committee personnel
      • Supervise internal audit program
   – Establish policies for protection of ASME marks


                                           (cont’d)



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   BOARD ON CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT

• Responsibilities (cont’d)
   – Accreditation and certification requirement
     issues (with Standards Committees )
   – Approve criteria and selection procedures for
     ASME Designees
   – Prepare positions and policies for approval by
     Codes and Standards Board of Directors




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              STANDARDS COMMITTEES

• Responsibilities
   – Create or act as Accreditation and Certification
     Subcommittees
   – Approve personnel of Accreditation or
     Certification Subcommittees
   – Approve standards containing criteria upon
     which accreditation or certification action is
     considered
   – Recommend BCA approval of Accreditation or
     Certification Subcommittee Procedures



    ASME C&S Training Module B3                  Slide 12
     ACCREDITATION / CERTIFICATION /
       REGISTRATION COMMITTEES
• Responsibilities
   – Approve the issuance, renewal, extension,
     revision, and withdrawal of Certificates
   – Review and evaluate deficiencies, non-
     conformities, or alleged violations
   – Recommend program changes
   – Prepare committee procedures for BCA
     approval




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                             POP QUIZ #1

Establishment of criteria for qualification of
ASME Designees is the responsibility of
_____

a.   Codes and Standards Board of Directors
b.   Board on Conformity Assessment
c.   Standards Committees
d.   Accreditation, Certification and Registration
     Committees




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III. ASME CONSULTANTS, DESIGNEES AND
       DESIGNATED ORGANIZATIONS




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     ASME DESIGNEE & CONSULTANT

Definition—Designee
     An individual authorized by ASME to act on its
     behalf for the purpose of performing reviews,
     surveys, assessments, audits, surveillances,
     investigations and examinations of
     organizations or persons holding, or applying
     for, accreditation or certification in accordance
     with the ASME Code or Standard or for ISO
     Registration

Definition—Consultant
     An ASME Designee under contract to ASME
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                     ASME DESIGNEE
• May be
   – An individual or employee of a non-profit organization
     or government agency
   – An individual who is not employed by the organization
     being reviewed and does not engage in work of a
     conflicting nature

• May not be
   – An employee of the organization’s AIA
   – An employee of a Certificate Holder (or applicant)
     under the same conformity assessment program
   – An ASME employee engaged in related work
   – A member of the BHA
   – An individual having a financial interest in the
     organization
  ASME C&S Training Module B3                        Slide 17
                       ASME DESIGNEE

• Certification
   – Accepted by the ASME Committee on
     Consultants and Designees based on criteria
     approved by BCA




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      ASME DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION
Definition
   – An organization designated by ASME to perform
     administrative functions defined in ASME Codes
     and Standards

   – Example: The National Board of Boiler and
     Pressure Vessel Inspectors is the Designated
     Organization responsible for:
      • BPV Team Leader Examinations
      • Team Leader Seminars for Continued
        Certification
      • Pressure Relief Device and Testing
        Laboratory Reviews
    ASME C&S Training Module B3                Slide 19
      ASME DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION

• Authorization
   – Designated by ASME through an agreement
     based on ASME accepted criteria




    ASME C&S Training Module B3                Slide 20
                           POP QUIZ #2

Which of the following are acceptable for
an ASME Designee? _____

a. Employee of the company being reviewed
b. Member of the committee responsible for the
   criteria the Designee will apply
c. Employee of a government agency
d. Independent consultant




    ASME C&S Training Module B3                  Slide 21
IV. CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT STAFF




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                                  STAFF

• Duties
   – Act as Secretary for the BCA and Conformity
     Assessment Committees
   – Perform all administrative functions involved in
     the application for and issuance of Certificates,
     including new issuances, renewals, extensions,
     withdrawals and revisions
   – Monitor and schedule Conformity Assessment
     Teams
   – Monitor and assure training of ASME (cont’d)
     Consultants

    ASME C&S Training Module B3                   Slide 23
                                  STAFF

• Duties (continued)
   – Direct, coordinate and provide administrative
     support for ASME Consultants and Designees
   – Coordinate investigation of non-conformance by
     Certificate Holders
   – Investigate improper use of ASME marks
   – Coordinate activities with other organizations
   – Provide staff operations and quality manuals
   – Assure confidentiality



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                           POP QUIZ #3

Match the task on the left with the group
responsible on the right.

1. Conduct accreditation           a. C&S Board of
   review ___                         Directors
2. Grant accreditation ___         b. Board on CA
3. Issue Certificate ___           c. Standards
                                      Committee
                                   d. Accreditation
                                      Subcommittee
                                   e. ASME Designee
                                   f. CA Staff
    ASME C&S Training Module B3                  Slide 25
                               SUMMARY

I.   Overview
II.  Codes and Standards Board of Directors, Board
     and Committees
III. ASME Consultants, Designees and Designated
     Organizations
IV. Conformity Assessment Staff




      ASME C&S Training Module B3              Slide 26
                           REFERENCES
– Codes and Standards Board of Directors Procedures
   • http://cstools.asme.org/csconnect/pdf/CommitteeFiles/9036.pdf
– Assignment of Duties to the Codes and Standards Board of
  Directors by the Board of Governors
– Board on Conformity Assessment Operating Procedures
– Accreditation/Certification Committee Procedures
– Codes and Standards Policy CSP-19 ASME Designee and ASME
  Designated Organization
   • http://cstools.asme.org/wbpms/CommitteePages.cfm?
     Committee=A01000000&Action=7609
– Procedures on Standard Qualification Criteria for Designees for
  Accreditation Programs



     ASME C&S Training Module B3                              Slide 27

				
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