𝐋𝐎𝐎𝐊: Marine Environmental Protection Command (MEPCOM) conducted the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) External Mock Audit last 07 November 2023 aboard Headquarters MEPCOM, Coast Guard Base Farola, Muelle dela Industria, Binondo, Manila.
The External Mock Audit started with an opening meeting, which was presided by Quality Management Representative (QMR), CG CAPT PATRICK G BABAG, together with Chief of MEP Staff, CG CAPT RICHARD Q PARAGAS, and attended by the Heads of Offices, MEPCOM Internal Auditors, and Coast Guard Internal Audit (CGIA) personnel headed by CG LTJG JAM MARIE C CASTRO-TABINAS.
Following the External Mock Audit, a closing meeting was conducted. During this session, CGIA personnel presented their findings per office and shared valuable comments and suggestions regarding the audit results.
The purpose of the External Audit is to assess the effectiveness of the organization’s Quality Management System (QMS) and the organization’s overall performance. It also demonstrates compliance with the planned arrangement and how its process is implemented and maintained.