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IUMSS Handbook – Chapter 1.3.2 Processes

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. This blog continues with a review of chapter 1.3.2 Processes. Consistent and predictable results …

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Update on ISO 17025

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories moves to FDIS version. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories published jointly by ISO and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing …

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Infographic: Comparing UK and Irish ISO Uptake

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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ISO 14001 Continual Improvement Survey 2013

The International Standards Organisation (ISO) committee responsible for ISO/TC 207/SC1 carried out a survey of the environmental management system standard ISO 14001 in 2013. This survey sought to gain information from users in relation to the standards current benefits and what could be improved, as the standard is currently being revised. It received over 5,000 responses and the …

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