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Risk Management in ISO 9001:2015 and Other Management System Standards

ISO 9001:2015 establishes a systematic approach to risk. The previous versions treated it as a single component of a QMS.  ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 have added an enterprise risk element to the existing environmental and safety risk assessments. A risk-based approach embeds an assurance and prevention strategy into the whole system. Organisations can increase …

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IUMSS Handbook: Guidance on Integrated Management System Standards

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) published the Integrated Use of Management System Standards (IUMSS) Handbook in November 2018. First published in 2008, this second edition brings together best-practice guidance and case studies on the implementation of integrating management system standards. The Handbook has been updated to reflect the many changes in management system standards …

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Infographic: Comparing UK and Irish Uptakes on ISO Certifications

At the end of 2014, the International Standards Organisation (ISO) released a survey outlining the growth in the uptake of ISO Standards. This survey focused on the growth of the seven most popular ISO Standards over 2012 and 2013. We have previously posted about Irish and UK growth separately but now we would like to …

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UK Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards – ISO Survey

This post examines the International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) survey on the global growth of ISO’s seven most popular standards over 2012 and 2013 with a particular focus on the growth in the UK. Figures released from the ISO show an increase of 65,285 in the number of certificates issued globally in 2013, compared with those …

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Irish Growth in the Uptake of ISO Standards – ISO Survey

This post examines the International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) survey, which was released in the last quarter of 2014,  on the global growth of ISO’s seven most popular standards between 2012 and 2013 and in particular focusing on growth in Ireland. Figures released from the ISO show an increase of 65,285 in the number of certificates …

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Update: Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014 – UK

ATTENTION! Does your organisation employ more than 250 people (directly in the UK or abroad)? Does your organisation have an annual turnover of more than €50 million per year and/or an annual balance sheet in excess of €43 million? If you have answered ‘No’ to the above questions, this legislation is voluntary for your organisation. …

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