Horizontal Audit

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Horizontal Audit

An audit that investigates the same activity across multiple departments. For example, a horizontal audit may measure the effectiveness of one aspect of management common to several departments in a company. This contrasts with a vertical audit, which investigates all activities in the same department.
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Horizontal audit examines 1 element in a process across more than 1 item, for example, equipment management or document control across the various sections of the laboratory.

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