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ISO 14001:2015: The Main Changes

ISO 14001 is one of the most successful ISO management standards. Based on a former British Standard (BS 7750), it was published in 1996 and since then over 300.000 companies worldwide implemented an environmental management system based on the standard’s requirements. Organizations benefit from the implementation of an environmental management system …

Revision of ISO 9001: The Main Changes

Since its first publication ISO 9001 went through several revisions to keep it up-to-date and to consider the changing environment and stakeholder expectations. It was first published in 1987 containing a set of requirements grouped in 20 elements for quality assurance system. The first revision followed in 1994, introducing some minor changes like the distinction between corrective and preventive action. The revision in the year 2000 introduced a completely new concept, abandoning the element-based requirements and introducing a Quality Management Model based on a process approach. Again a revision followed in 2008 with very few changes without adding or changing requirements. …

A first Glance at ISO 45001, the OHSAS 18001 Successor

ISO 45001, the international standard that will replace BS OHSAS 18001, has now reached the Committee Draft stage. The standard sets requirements for occupational health and safety management systems and will be published towards the end of 2016. In order to assist organizations that wish to be certified with the transition from BS OHSAS 18001 to ISO …

ISO 9001:2015: Discover our free Webinar – Update

The most successful ISO Standard, ISO 9001, is currently under revision and is expected to be published in September 2015 with the new title ISO 9001:2015. The key objectives of ISO 9001:2015 draft design specification includes recommendations to: Provide a stable core set of requirements for the next 10 years or more Remain generic and relevant to …

BRC Food Standard: Issue 7 coming up

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, the internationally recognized standard of the British Retail Consortium, is currently being revised. If the BRC adheres to its timeline, Issue 7 of the standard will be published by January 2015. The audits according to the new standard will take place from July 2015 onwards. At the moment, the initial consultation …