Asset Management Systems – ISO 55000 Series

ISO 55000 Series: Standards in Asset Management The ISO 55000 series is comprised of the three standards in Asset Management, i.e. ISO 55000, ISO 55001 and ISO 55002. These three standards, when taken together provide a framework and guidelines for the formulation and implementation of an integrated and effective asset management system. The assets included … Continue reading Asset Management Systems – ISO 55000 Series

Implementing ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety

Implementing the ISO 45001 ISO 45001 is the latest standard in Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S). This new global standard is set to change the way organizations and companies approach the issue of employee health and safety in a major way. This new standard has been designed to integrate with existing systems like the ISO … Continue reading Implementing ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety

Introduction & Benefits of ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety

ISO 45001 and Your Company Studies have found that a number of accidents and hazardous incidents in the workplace claim the lives of millions of people every year. In such cases, the compensation which is then paid out by the companies, affects the economic and social development, not only of the company, but also of … Continue reading Introduction & Benefits of ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety

Blockchain Technology and the Manufacturing Industry.

Blockchain Technology and the Steel Industry: The Steel Industry is one of the major industries that faces problems with compliance. Since steel is primarily used in construction and development, tracing its origins is essential to ensure that it does not fail at a crucial point, causing casualties and endangering the public. Blockchain is one of … Continue reading Blockchain Technology and the Manufacturing Industry.

Blockchain Technology and Compliance

In an ever changing world, with an increasing demand for insurance and compliance along with a greater risk, there is an increased need to simplify and streamline the processes in order to enable an increase in the output. In this area, as in many others, blockchain technology comes as an innovative break through that is … Continue reading Blockchain Technology and Compliance

Are you ready for the new ISO Standards?

Are you ready for the ISO 9001: 2015 revision? Time is running out, the transition period will end in less than 12 months.  A summary of the key changes to the ISO 9001 standard is outlined below: Increased emphasis on having a Performance based approach (rather than a prescriptive based approach) to managing company processes, … Continue reading Are you ready for the new ISO Standards?

Is your Certification provider adding value to your business?

When assessing the value of your certification provider, be sure to ask yourself the following questions: 1.   Are you paying too much? Inexpensive doesn’t always mean poor quality. With smaller certification agencies, you can save up to 30% while still getting a thorough effective review of your systems and compliance. There’s no reason to … Continue reading Is your Certification provider adding value to your business?

Choosing a 3rd Party Certification Provider.

There is no dispute that certification can be daunting and sometimes very confusing, there are thousands of different certifications to choose from (i.e. product certification, management system certification, self-certification). Also, with the rise in demand for eco-friendly, energy efficient and sustainable products, and the increase in third party certifiers, many companies have created confusion either … Continue reading Choosing a 3rd Party Certification Provider.