NAVAL, Biliran, July 31, (BDEO) –, The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)- Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) has been subjected to three-day Internal Quality Audit (IQA) on July 18-20, 2023.
The audit team was led by Engr. Katherine O. Santiago with Engr. Earl M. Buemia, team member.
OIC-District Engineer (DE) Alfredo L. Bollido said that the audit aims to ensure that Quality Management System (QMS) has been continually implemented/ maintained/ improved by the office in conformance with the requirements of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015.
According to OIC- DE Bollido, Biliran DEO was audited on the different management operations and documentation processes covering its 2022 transactions to present.
OIC-DE Bollido revealed that based on the audit conducted, minimal observations have been noted by the auditors to Biliran DEO.
Said observations are still subject for deliberation with other auditors of the same region whether findings are to be identified as conformities, opportunities for improvement, and non-conformities which will later be endorsed for management action.
“Based on the deliberations with the auditors during our exit meeting, it’s safe to say that we passed and did a really good job! The resilience and extraordinary efforts that everyone put into the preparation of this audit were commendable,” OIC-DE Bollido said.
DPWH-Biliran DEO has been ISO Certified since 2017.