Significant Changes to Certification Manual - All CCOF Clients Affected

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Date Published: 
October 18, 2013

We have made some substantial changes to our Certification Services Program Manual.

These changes affect all CCOF clients, and you will be asked on your 2014 Continuation of Certification Contract (renewal contract) to verify that you agree to the policies described in this manual. In brief, the changes include:

  • The ability for CCOF to charge clients for unannounced inspections if the client is given prior notification that they will be charged (see page 8)
  • Clarifications to the “Indemnification” and “Limitations of Liability” clauses to more specifically describe who is covered by these clauses (see pages 27 & 28)
  • Increase of the new application one-time fee from $275 to $325

Please take a moment to review the current Certification Services Program Manual, and contact your Certification Service Specialist if you have any questions.