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ISO 9001: The International Standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS)
This informative articles looks at the ISO 9001 certification and registration providing information about what your business should become certified.
ISO 14001: The Internationally Recognized Standard for Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
This informative articles looks at the ISO 14001 certification and registration, environmental management systems (EMS), and how to become certified.
OHSAS 18001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS)
OHSAS 18001 establishes requirements to control its work-related health and safety hazards and improve their performance in the workplace.
ISO 45001: Setting the requirements for an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS)
ISO 45001 is designed to help organizations around the world ensure a safer and healthier working environment for everyone involved in their activities.
AS9100 Quality Management Systems: Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defense Organizations
AS9100 is an international standard which establishes and maintains a QMS for the aerospace industry, organizations that design, develop, and produce aviation, space, and defense products.
AS9110: Quality Management Systems (QMS) for the Aircraft Industry
AS9110 defines the requirements for a quality management system (QMS) for organizations that provide maintenance repair and overhaul services (MRO's) in the aircraft industry.
AS9120: The International Standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS) in the Aerospace Industry
This informative articles looks at the AS9120 certification and registration, as well as quality management systems (QMS) for the aerospace industry.
ISO 22301: Implementing an Effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS).
ISO 22301 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for implementing an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS).
ISO 22000: Developing and Implementing a Food Safety Management System (FSMS)
ISO 22000 is a standard that maps out what an organization needs to do to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure that food is safe.
GFSI: Global Food Safety Initiative for the Improvement of Food Safety Management Systems
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is a non-profit industry-driven initiative for the continuous improvement of food safety management systems to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide.
FSSC 22000: Food Safety Certification
FSSC 22000 is a food safety certification scheme that has been developed to certify food safety systems of organizations that process or manufacture animal products and more.
GMP: Good Manufacturing Practices for Quality Standards
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) is a system of processes, procedures, and documentation that help ensure that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards.
HACCP: Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is an internationally recognized system for reducing the risk of safety hazards in food.
SQF: Certification for Safe Quality Food
The Safe Quality Food (SQF) is a food safety certification scheme. It is an integrated management system for food safety and quality, supported by a comprehensive certification program designed to meet the needs of buyers and food suppliers worldwide.
BRC: Global Standard for Food Safety
BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is a safety and quality certification scheme for food manufacturers to assist them in the production of safe food and to manage product quality to meet customers’ requirements.
PAS 99: Publicly Available Specification for Common Management Systems
PAS 99 is a Publicly Available Specification for integrating common management systems that enables organizations to align their processes and procedures into one holistic structure.
ISO 31000: Principles and Guidelines on Risk Management
ISO 31000 is an international standard that provides principles and guidelines on risk management. ISO 31000 provides principles, a framework, and a process for managing risk.
ISO 26000: Guidance in Social Responsibility (SR)
ISO 26000 is an international standard offering guidance in Social Responsibility (SR) to be used by organizations of all types to operate in a socially responsible manner; this means acting in an ethical and transparent way that contributes to the health and welfare of society.
ISO/TS 16949: Technical Specification & Quality Management Standard for the Automotive Industry
The ISO/TS 16949 is the global technical specification and quality management standard for the automotive industry.
ISO 50001: Effective Energy Management Systems (EnMS)
ISO 50001 is a voluntary standard that helps organizations put an effective energy management system (EnMS) in place.
TL 9000: Quality Management Systems (QMS) for Telecommunications
TL 9000 is a standard that establishes the requirements for a QMS for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, and maintenance of telecommunications.
ISO 27001: Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
ISO 27001 describes how to manage information security in an organization through a comprehensive Information Security Management System (ISMS).
SN 9001: Quality Management Systems (QMS) for Snow and Ice Management
SN 9001 is a standard that establishes the requirements for the implementation of a quality management system (QMS) for the professional snow and ice management industry.
ISO 19011: 2011, Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems
ISO 19011: 2011, Guidelines for auditing management systems is an international standard that sets forth guidelines for management systems auditing. It is intended to provide a general description of how audits of all types – first, second and third party – should be carried out when auditing management systems.
ISO 20121: Event Sustainability Management Systems
ISO 20121 is an international standard that establishes the requirements to help organizations and individuals improve the sustainability of their event-related activities.
ISO 37500: Guidance on Outsourcing
ISO 37500:2014 – Guidance on Outsourcing is the first international standard that provides organizations with the necessary foundation to establish and maintain successful outsourcing arrangements.
ISO 17021: Requirements for Certification Bodies
ISO 17021 is an International Standard that provides Certification Bodies (CB) with a set of requirements that will enable them to ensure that their management system certification process is carried out in a competent, consistent and impartial manner.
ISO 9004: Managing for the Sustained Success of an Organization
ISO 9004 is an International Standard that provides organizations with guidelines and tools for using the principles of quality management to achieve long term success.
ISO 20000 IT Service Management
ISO 20000 IT Service Management is an international standard that sets the requirements for an information technology service management system (ITSMS).
ISO Terms Explained
To the novice quality manager, ISO jargon can be extremely overwhelming. What is an NCR? What do you mean by OFI? Are we certified or accredited? But before you go and pull out your hair, let’s take a moment to go over some of the most frequently used terms and their definitions with regards to ISO and Management System Certification.