Welcome to the GOB Platform, home of the GLOBALNET OVERSIGHT BOARD in protection of communities and consumers. As a Public Trust, the GOB gives hope and strength in seeking for ways to protect consumers through the regulatory affair practices - we are about doing good. These regulatory affair practices (RAP) refer to and includes the work that we do in matters of regulatory & legal obligations and policies & procedures to carryout the Charter. In carrying RAP, these adheres to strict impartiality and proficiency as we strictly operate through donations, fundraising, grants, and operate byway of benchmarking ISO/IEC 17011 - to carryout accreditation and recognition programs without commercial influence or giving to special interests pressures. To this effect, we abide to the meaning of antitrust laws.
The listing that follows provides general explanation of our RAP (in alphabetical order) as these relate to carryout a Charter to protect communities and consumers, et al wherein our efforts focus and wherein we seek to carryout the Charter. Internationally Recognized and Generally Accepted (IRGA) benchmarks, based application of ISO/IEC 17011, granting of ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17021, ISO/IEC 17024, ISO/IEC 17065 and others:
- Accountability refers to the ethics in carrying out activities by organizations, companies, enterprises small, medium or large to demonstrate responsibility in matters that relate to the pointers that follow and with purpose that ties in to our Charter. Through internationally recognized and generally accepted (IRGA) benchmark such as ISO/IEC 17021 serves as valuable management tools.
- Antitrust is the opposing to business monopoly, such as trust, relating to, or being legislation or opposition to trust or combination; specifically: consists of laws to protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints and monopolies or unfair business practices. A severe set of laws within the United States of America; Federal Trade Commission, FTC.
- Communities encompass biological or social unified bodies that bear common factors within society whether in one location or scattered. To this effect, communities may refer to infants, mothers, a given religious faith, tribes, a specific social group such as the elderly, gay community, it does not refer to special interest groups seeking to ultimately be favored for the purpose of profit and through lobbying through internationally recognized and generally accepted (IRGA) benchmarks. Through bearers - accreditation includes granting of ISO/IEC 17020, ISO/IEC 17021, ISO/IEC 17065 and others while adhering to regulatory affairs practices. These are valuable tools to assure adherence to laws and regulations.
- Consumers applies to persons / individuals that purchases and uses goods and/or services within a free market economy and as these tie-in to consumer protection and relevant laws (with the best interest of consumers at heart); through internationally recognized and generally accepted (IRGA) benchmarks as noted previously, and which includes activities with an applicable regulatory framework in the protection of consumers. Based IRGA ISO/IEC 17021, ISO/IEC 17065 and others to attest adherence to regulations utilizing ISO 9001.
- Energy encompass sustainable concept to its production and to the transformation of energy that will benefit mankind and its environment;; through internationally recognized and generally accepted (IRGA) benchmarks, which includes energy sector regulations based accreditation or recognition utilizing EnMS.
- Environment the medium wherein circumstances, objects and biotic factors and the conditions that focus on protection by awareness, raising competence on pragmatic applicable knowledge without favoring or focusing on a specific or special interest; through mainly internationally recognized and generally accepted (IRGA) benchmark ISO/IEC 17020, which includes environmental regulations utilizing ISO 14001 and others for occupational health and safety based regulations.
- Food covers the wide gamut of foods, artifacts, devices and others affecting within the food supply chain and encompass safe foods and even nutritional claims in which we contribute to its effect as our Charter determines; through internationally recognized and generally accepted benchmark ISO/IEC 17021 - ISO/TS 22003, which includes regulations such as 21 CFR Part 110 (GMP), 21 CFR 117 (PC) and 21 CFR Part 120 (HACCP) true U.S. Standards, and equivalent local regulations.
- Medical as it relates to services and devices / equipment that is use within the medical and healthcare fields and wherein we participate in programs to attest on well-being; through internationally recognized and generally accepted benchmark ISO/IEC 17021 for regulatory purpose ISO 13485. Also, based IRGA ISO/IEC 17065 for healthcare and equipment programs, and including cybersecurity.
- Quality relates to goods and services with the expectations and claims that are factual, with the available information, in the pursuit to the well-being communities or consumers; through internationally recognized and generally accepted benchmark ISO/IEC 17021, which includes regulations as these relate to consumer safe goods and services.
- Safety & Health provisions that contribute and further ascertain that workers operate within reasonable and legally binding environments as these can be attested through recognition or accreditation (in that the work environment addresses safety and health standards); addresses Occupational Health & Safety, which includes regulations.
- Security addresses matters on security of information and privacy as these are set forth by law in the USA or within the country wherein a community or consumer reside; through internationally recognized and generally accepted benchmark ISO/IEC 17021 - ISO/IEC 27006, which includes regulations for privacy, security, cybersecurity and confidentiality (such as HIPPA).
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