Business continuity and the ISO 22301 standard 19 May 2020   Business continuity management is dealing with the impact of disruptions in order to continue providing services or products. That is, at least to acceptable levels and time frames. A BCMS (or business continuity management system) will integrate arrangements for prevention and recovery to build…

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ISO 45001 OHS Standard: A Quick Intro 3 March 2020 The ISO 45001 OHS Standard specifies requirements for an OHSMS (Occupational Health & Safety Management System). It was released in 2018 and is gradually superseding many earlier national standards. Many observers consider ISO 45001 to be the most significant OHS standard ever. Why? Well, a…

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What’s the best quality management tool? Date: 7 August 2019, Author: Alan M. Jones Background There are many quality management tools available and some have been in existence for a good number of years. Process analysis and improvement tools played a major part in the early development of quality management. However, with the advent of the…

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Preventing human error 11 July 2019 The latest version of ISO 9001 included many significant changes, and the headline acts were probably the change in focus from documentation to risk management, the enhanced process requirements, and the adoption of ISO’s common structure and terminology. However, there were a few requirements that slid in without much…

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Introducing the new ISO 45001 OHS standard This article by our sister organization Qudos Certification provides a basic introduction to the new standard. ISO 45001 is a new international standard that specifies requirements for an OHSMS (Occupational Health & Safety Management System). A management system based on its requirements can help your organizations to better…

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Its time to transition your QMS (Quality Management System) to ISO9001:2015 When the latest ISO9001 quality management standard was released in September 2015, ISO set out a 3-year period for organizations to transition for certification purposes. If your organization has not yet transitioned its QMS, this PDF article will give you the heads-up on the…

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