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Standards requirements are mandatory to pass certification. What if I can’t meet or don’t think a requirements is needed what are my options?

WAIVER, STANDARDS, RISK ASSESSMENT

There is a lot of flexibility in the standards to find a suitable option. It could be that meeting the requirement is the normal expected outcome but where the is not possible one or more of the following options are available:
  • Contact your Audit Body or a TAPA representative for advice
  • Submit a waiver request with a justification  that offers alternative measures and/or reasons for not needing to meet the original requirement
  • Use a risk assessment process to support a waiver

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