The Audit Process

The below document outlines the audit process for adventure tourism in New Zealand. It emphasizes the importance of audits as crucial for safety management plans and business qualification. It details requirements mandated by WorkSafe NZ, Civil Aviation Authority, Maritime NZ, and DOC. The process includes pre-engagement, SMS review, onsite evaluation, and monitoring. Requirements are based on ISO/IEC 17021, covering provider review, auditor qualifications, conflict management, and information sharing. Audit providers are accredited by JAS-ANZ, with recognition by DOC for concessions. Other agencies, like local councils, may also require audit approval.

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