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    Glossary, Terms & Definitions

    For the purposes of the HSB Registration Services quality manual, Annex 3, the terms and definitions can be provided upon request by sending an email to GetInfo@hsb.com.


    AB Accreditation Body
    ADW Audit Duration Worksheet
    ASME The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    ASQ American Society of Quality
    CAB Conformity Assessment Bodies (CAB´s)
    CAR Corrective Action Report
    CB Certification Body
    CCR Certification Commitee Review
    CL Critical Location
    EAC European Accreditation of Certification Industry Classification
    HQ Headquarters
    HSB The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company
    HSB RS HSB Registration Services
    IAF International Accreditation Forum
    IMS Integrated Management System
    IRCA International Register of Certified Auditors
    IAS IAS International Accreditation Service
    ISO International Organization for Standardization
    MLA Multilateral Recognition Arrangement
    NCR Nonconformity Report
    PRSIR Pre-recertification/Surveillance inquiry report

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