ISO 45001 Health and Safety Certification will ensure you are on top of your regulatory requirements in this vital business area. Additionally, the use of this important management standard will improve and possibly simplify your entire approach to a significan risk control part of your busines. We look at ten aspects of this Management Standard to help you improve your business.
The Certification Bodies are independent organisations assessed and registered by Government set-up Accreditation Bodies. The international standards together form a self checking system to ensure that standards are globally uniform. We explain more fully how the certification bodies fit into the ISO landscape.
EN 1090-2 Steel Structures Standard applies to sale of steel and aluminium components and parts sold for use in construction work. Compliance is required and assessed before the application of the CE Mark / UKCA Logo and legal compliance. Ultimately, your organisation must meet the requirements of the Standard or cease trading in these construction products.
The Environmental Management Standard (ISO 14001) was updated in 2015. The changes included a move to ensure that the Standard aligns better with other Standards. The new approach is more about Leadership and the context of the organisation. So, it goes beyond the inward looking aspects of the business and its goals. The Environmental Management Standard is about considering the wider scope of the environmental impact of your business.
With the recent changes of API Q1 and Q2, a number of Organisations have found, that the changes have a very significant impact. However, what has emerged from experience is that to implement the changes is not an obvious path. Charter 4 can assist you with the transition. We look at what is available in this article.
Strong construction sales growth appears to be a consequence of better organisation and regulation in the industry. CHARTER4 has clients who are benifiting from certification in BS EN 1090 Standard for structural steel and aluminium. This is a requirement for products to be sold in Europe. Apparently, it is also setting standards for profit too.
Construction Products Regulations (CPR) and EN 1090 for Steel Fabrications, have been put into focus by the first floor collapse at an Audi car showroom. These critical regulations have more impact than just ticking off another certificate.
Your prime motivation is often the fun part of business, but it is also the part that often goes down well with the customers. The part you enjoy and do well, is what you get a kick out of, and if you are successful, it will also be what motivates sales. This is one of the things you can work on to improve your business. We explore more in this article.
ISO 9001 Standard aims to ensure you meet high management standards that are accepted globally. A management standard sets out the requirements for successfully and effectively managing a business. It does so through a document that provides requirements to meet to ensure management effectiveness. Established over many years, the ISO 9001 – “Quality management systems – Requirements” sets out what you need to achieve. CHARTER4 explores what you need to know…
API Management Standard Certification appears to be causing some confusion. Some companies appear to be uncertain about which of API Q1 or API Q2 Management Standards to work toward. In particular should they be assessed to Q1 or Q2? In this post we clarify the issue.