ISO 9001:2015 Certification is a new revised QMS standard published on 15th September 2015, at 4th edition of ISO 9001 standard.
The adoption of a quality management system is a strategic decision for an organization that can help to improve its overall performance and provide a sound basis for sustainable development initiatives.
ISO 14001:2015 -This standard is known as Environmental Management System – The organization can implement this standard to enhance the organizational Environmental performance, Fulfill the compliance obligations (Legal and Other Requirements) and meets the Environmental objectives of the organization.
ISO 14001:2015 standard published on 15th September 2015 it is a 3rd edition of EMS, this standard will replace ISO 14001:2004. The ISO 14001:2004 Standard – will not valid for certification – 3 years from date of publication of ISO 14001:2015.
This EMS standard is applicable to any organization in case of any size, type and applicable Environmental aspects, product and services that the organization determines it can either control or influence considering a life cycle perspective.
The purpose of this International Standard is to provide organizations with a framework to protect
the environment and respond to changing environmental conditions in balance with socio-economic
needs. It specifies requirements that enable an organization to achieve the intended outcomes it sets
for its environmental management system.
A systematic approach to environmental management can provide top management with information
to build success over the long term and create options for contributing to sustainable development by:
— protecting the environment by preventing or mitigating adverse environmental impacts;
— mitigating the potential adverse effect of environmental conditions on the organization;
— assisting the organization in the fulfilment of compliance obligations;
— enhancing environmental performance;
— controlling or influencing the way the organization’s products and services are designed,
manufactured, distributed, consumed and disposed by using a life cycle perspective that can
prevent environmental impacts from being unintentionally shifted elsewhere within the life cycle;
— achieving financial and operational benefits that can result from implementing environmentally
sound alternatives that strengthen the organization’s market position;
— communicating environmental information to relevant interested parties.
This standard is published in March 2018, and this will replace the OHSAS 18001:2007.This ISO 45001:2018 standard has the compatibility with ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015, and many more Management System Standards.
The purpose of an OH&S management system is to provide a framework for managing OH&S risks and opportunities. The aim and intended outcomes of the OH&S management system are to prevent work-related injury and ill health to workers and to provide safe and healthy workplaces; consequently, it is critically important for the organization to eliminate hazards and minimize OH&S risks by taking effective preventive and protective measures.
When these measures are applied by the organization through its OH&S management system, they improve its OH&S performance. An OH&S management system can be more effective and efficient when taking early action to address opportunities for improvement of OH&S performance.
Implementing an OH&S management system conforming to this document enables an organization to manage its OH&S risks and improve its OH&S performance. An OH&S management system can assist an organization to fulfil its legal requirements and other requirements.