PAS 43 2018

Avalon Certification keeps upto date with all standards and changes to PAS 43, ISO 9001 and NHSS 17.

Here is a list of recent changes to PAS 43 Standards

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Document Section

Details of Change

Date for implementation of change

Scope

Removal of reference to ‘at the roadside’ and note added that the PAS may apply at other locations
other than at the roadside which may be controlled by other regulations and best practice

Immediate

3.3

Addition of definition of competent assessor added.

Immediate

3.4

Competent trainer – change of wording to clarify definition – no changes to requirements.

N/A

3.5 and 10.1.2

Competent trainer – change of definition to include requirement for recognised training qualification.

2 Years from publication of the 2018 Edition of the PAS (i.e. 1 October 2020)

3.11

Definition of removal changed to that contained in SURVIVE best practice guidelines

Immediate

6.1

Requirement for MOT or certificate of roadworthiness included as a mandatory requirement – previously a note (a note being a recommendation).

Immediate

6.2

Requirement for vehicles to be maintained, examined and inspected as laid out in the guide to maintaining roadworthiness included as a mandatory requirement – previously a note (a note being a recommendation)

Immediate

7

Requirement for vehicle inspection records to be held for an additional 3 years removed.

Immediate

10

Technician training – rewrite to make requirements clearer and presented in more logical format – no change to requirements.

N/A.

11

Standard operating procedures –additional requirements documented in this section –taken from elsewhere in document – no change to requirements.

N/A

12

Summary of duties under equality act added.

Immediate

Annex C

Guidance relating to working at the roadside removed as this was a duplication of best practise guidelines. Guidance on example of suitable training – (VR Modules)simplified – no change to requirements.

N/A

Annex D

Guidance relating to disabled and vulnerable customers, children pets and domestic animals and livestock removed to BPG – No change to requirements.

N/A

Annex E

UKAS annual head office assessment added a number of witness visits changed to 2 witness visits in a 3 year cycle – previously 1 per annum up to 50 certificates and 2 over 50 certs.

Immediate

Annex F

Rewritten to provide clarity. Requirement for certification and inspection body assessors to have demonstrable expertise in leading assessment teams removed. Minimum training content for certification and inspection bodies to be documented.

Immediate

 

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