ACRS Structure, Governance and Ethos

PRESERVING CONFIDENTIALITY AND IMPARTIALITY

ACRS is structured around the requirements of ISO/IEC 17065. Confidentiality and impartiality are the two highest priorities of the Guide and require ACRS to have a corporate structure and personnel policies to achieve this.

In terms of organisation structure:

Safeguards, with respect to personnel, include:

ACRS Ethos

ACRS ethos has been documented to ensure ACRS' values, working practices and management style are clearly understood by all who work for and with us.
Our values are about openness, transparency, honesty, individual contribution, group decision-making and commitment to continuous improvement. ACRS is characterised by its professionalism and integrity. The following values are the cornerstone of our ethos and our personal behaviour must reflect them:

  1. ACRS is an ethical organisation. Therefore, there is an expectation that the truth will be told.
  2. ACRS strength is the diversity and support of its members and stakeholders.Therefore, important matters will involve appropriate consultation and discussion.
  3. Everyone is expected to contribute to the best of their abilities. Therefore, everyone has a right to be heard in a non threatening environment;

These key values are underpinned by the following:

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About ACRS

The Australasian Certification Authority for Reinforcing and Structural Steels (“ACRS”) owns and administers three consumer-oriented, independent, expert, not-for-profit, third-party steel certification schemes: Product Conformity, Product Traceability, and Quality Systems.

Our Contacts

Suite 118, 133 Alexander St
Crows Nest NSW Australia
+61 2 9965 7216
Email: info@steelcertification.com
Post: PO Box 1369 CROWS NEST NSW 1585 AUSTRALIA
ACRS Member Companies

ACRS member companies support and represent a balanced range of interests, including government, specifiers, builders certifiers and suppliers. ACRS members endorse ACRS certification though their organisations and practice.