Third party certification bodies are an essential element in the GWO governance framework.
GWO training providers can choose from a wide range of certification bodies to audit their training centers, fixed facilities, mobile training and digital delivery solutions. But which ones certified the most sites?
The graphic above shows every certification body and the number of certificates they have issued, by region to the end of 2019.
There are some market leaders in the form of Bureau Veritas, Lloyd's Register, SGS and DNV GL, plus a number of other regional players. You can access the certificate of every training provider by reviewing their certification status on the GWO Map of Training Providers here.
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Certification bodies are essential in the governance system of GWO Standards. Without them, training providers cannot deliver GWO training and worker safety is potentially at risk.