MALAYSIAN PALM OIL BOARD
    MPOB QUALITY GUILDELINES

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY ASSURANCES PROGRAMMES

   The Malaysians Palm Oil Surveying Course

    Malaysian Oil Palm Products Surveyors Examination

   The Standard Surveying Practices for Oil Palm Products

   Laboratory Accreditation

 

IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY ASSURANCES PROGRAMMES

The Malaysians Palm Oil Surveying Course

        The Malaysians Palm Oil Surveying Course has been held annually since 1987.

        The objectives of the course are :-

    to enhance the efficiency and quality of surveying oil palm products,

    to disseminate knowledge on proper handling, transfer, storage and
        transportation  of oil palm products.
 

Malaysian Oil Palm Products Surveyors Examination

        The purpose of the exam is to enhance the professionalism of Malaysian
        oil palm products surveyors. This is aimed to produce surveyors that are
        knowledgeable of :

    the oil palm oil products surveying  practices and

    the basic physical and chemical characteristics of all palm oil products

        and its quality presentation.

     the basic physical and chemical characteristics of all oil palm products.
 

The Standard Surveying Practices for Oil Palm Products

        The surveying procedures  are :

    to ensure that surveying of palm oil products, is carried out systematically
        and efficiently.

    to ensure that reports issued are supported by recorded facts obtained during
        survey and traceable to the surveying work .

        This standard surveying procedures covers :

    the surveying practices including sampling during loading and discharge at

        the installation and on board the ship

    recommended documentation/records  of the survey.
 

Laboratory Accreditation

        The  purpose of the scheme is to evaluate the licensed applicant(s)/licensed
        premise for the testing oil palm products for commercial purposes or issuance
        of analytical reports.

        The scheme involves evaluation of :

    the facilities and competency of palm oil laboratories

    personnel(s) who conduct the testing and signatory of the reports

    fully equipped to conduct tests under the normal parameters as specified
        in standard contracts

    maintain proper records of analysis, conduct routine maintenance and
        calibration of equipment

    observe strictly all safety standards and requirement during operations.