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Technical Updates


Friday, 30. November 2012
Second public consultation launched on Observers Procedure


The Second Draft of FSC-PRO-01-017 'Participation of external observers in on-site FSC audits and/or ASI assessments' has been published for a second round of public consultation.


After the first round of public consultation, the Second Draft of FSC-PRO-01-017 V1-1 ‘Participation of external observers in on-site FSC audits and / or ASI assessments’ is published now for a second round of public consultation.

We would like to thank everyone who submitted comments on the first draft. The feedback has been analysed and incorporated to the draft procedure where applicable. The comments received, together with the PSU response, can be found following the link below.

Certification Bodies and Network Partners are kindly requested to support the distribution of this public consultation to their certificate holders / national members.

The Second Draft of FSC-PRO-01-017 V1-1 ‘Participation of external observers in on-site FSC audits and / or ASI assessments’will be under consultation until 15 January 2013. Please, use the comments template provided on the link below, if possible.

If you have any further questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact Achim Droste at hj.droste at fsc point org.


All the documents can be found here.