ORMOC CITY – In a commitment to transparency, accountability, and continuous development, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO) recently completed a third-party surveillance audit conducted by SOCOTEC Certification Philippines, Inc. (SCPI), a globally recognized certification and compliance company.

The audit, led by system auditors Mark Allan Balbarino and Anna Theresa Manlangit, aimed to assess the effectiveness of the DEO’s Quality Management System in conformance with the requirements of the International Standard Organization (ISO) 9001:2015. The audit’s itinerary went through Top Management, Construction Section, Quality Assurance Section, Finance Section, and Planning and Design Section.

Despite some observations, no non-conformities were identified, highlighting the office’s strengths while providing opportunities for further improvement.(PR)