Business compliance includes compliance to international standards including ISO 9001 Quality Management systems, ISO 14001 Environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety systems whereby although companies do not have a legal obligation, they have a business and market driven requirement to comply to such standards and industry guidelines.
ISO 9001 (QUALITY)
ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the ISO 9000 family that can be certified to. It can be used by any organisation, large or small, regardless of its field of activity.
The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organisations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.
ISO 14001 (ENVIRONMENT)
The ISO 14000 family of standards provides practical tools for companies and organizations of all kinds looking to manage their environmental responsibiliti
ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organisation can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organisation regardless of its activity or sector.
Using ISO 14001:2015 can provide assurance to company management and employees as well as external stakeholders that environmental impact is being measured and improved.
OHSAS 18001 (HEALTH AND SAFETY)
OHSAS 18001 is one of the International Occupational Health and Safety Management Standards. It provides a framework for the effective management of Occupational Health and Safety including all aspects of risk management and legal compliance. It addresses occupational health and safety rather than any specific product safety matters.