ISO 45001 is the new international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS). It was published in 2018 and is designed to replace OHSAS 18001. All organisations using OHSAS 18001 have a set timeframe during which they need to migrate their occupational health and safety management system to ISO 45001 and this period expires in September [...]
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What is the current state of your Quality Management System (QMS)? Is it as efficient as it could be? Does it focus on the customer? Does it help you to consistently achieve your quality objectives? ISO 9001 is a set of standards that helps businesses of all sizes and across various industries to achieve QMS greatness. This doesn’t [...]
OHSAS 18001 has been replaced by the world’s first occupational health & safety standard which was first published on 12th March 2018. OHSAS 18001 is due to be withdrawn in March 2021 and during the transition period before this date it is important that businesses ensure they make the necessary arrangements to migrate to ISO 45001 in order [...]
The SIA (Security Industry Authority) has announced changes to the Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) which will take effect from 1st April 2019 following extensive consultation and reviews with approved contractor companies and the wider private security industry. These main changes include the following; More emphasis on service delivery and less on processes The Self-Assessment Workbook has been streamlined [...]
In a forever expanding ISO market we welcome a new addition to the team for 2019; Dr Tony Ashton Tony's experience comes from working as a Manager with an operational and technical background, both as an operator and a service provider in the Oil Industry. He has been responsible for implementing the site ‘Safety Management System’, leading incident [...]
A warm Happy New Year to you all! New year, new start - so why not think about implementing ISO into your organisation; we can help you design and operate a system that suits your needs and requirements. You may also be wondering if its worth the cost - and the answer is YES! 'ISO is just like getting [...]
In preparation for the Christmas period we would like to notify you of our Christmas Operation dates; Friday 21st December 2018 - the office will close at 1.00 pm. Wednesday 2nd January 2019 - the office will re-open at 9.00 am. We also have our twice annual team meeting on Thursday 3rd January 2019 in preparation for [...]
As with many business we face challenges with change management and new things; however after our long serving Office Manager and Accounts Assistant moved onto bigger ventures in the middle of this year we have risen to this change and seen it as a positive element, making things streamlined, easier and much more robust. We would like to [...]
As ISO 9001 2008 comes to a close and into retirement, we felt it would be only prudent to review its time in the world of ISO. Published in 2008, the version of the standard made some significant changes that have pioneered the way through ISO 9001 and into the new 2015 requirements. It has been bought more [...]
UKAS has awarded its first accreditations to twenty certification bodies allowing them to issue certificates to ISO 45001. For more information on this and who have met the requirements please visit click here If you are interested in ISO 45001 please contact us for more details