A failure to meet specified requirements of the HACCP system.
An observed situation where objective evidence indicates the non-fulfillment of a specified requirement of the ISM Code or the Company's SMS. This deviation or the identified lack of a plan or instruction for a key shipboard operation. Could endanger the safety of people, the ship its cargo and the environment. Non-Conformity – Major An identifiable deviation which poses a serious threat to personnel or ship safety or a serious risk to the environment and requires immediate corrective action; in addition, the lack of an effective and systematic implementation of a number of requirements of the ISM Code is also considered as a major non-conformity.
The non-fulfillment of a specified requirement. Any or all of the following: a) one or more EMS requirements have not been addressed; or b) one or more EMS requirements have not been implemented; or c) several nonconformities exist that, taken together, lead a reasonable auditor to conclude that one or more EMS requirements have not been addressed or implemented.