The ESD audit is comprehensive. It provides you with the evidence that, in your area, damage caused by ESD can be excluded with a high probability.
From the management documents through the existing ESD protection equipment to your employees’ behavior and ESD awareness, all processes are audited and inspected for standards-compliance, correct function, completeness, effectiveness and suitability according to IEC 61340-5-1 or ANSI/ESD S20.20.
First, all ESD-relevant management documents (administrative measures) are checked for standards-compliance.
- ESD process audit
Verification of the practical implementation of the ESD control program plan
- Inspection of ESD protection equipment
Checking of protective equipment by random measurements (following the material flow)
- Final meeting
Verbal summary of the results
|Finally, you receive the following documents:
The condition of the ESD protection system must be reviewed periodically. The recertification audit is the same as the initial audit, although the scope of audit and inspection – and therefore also the costs – are reduced to an appropriate extent.