ISO 19011:2018 – Guidelines for auditing management systems was published last week. The standard applies to organisations that need to conduct internal or external audits of management systems and manage audit programmes. The standard covers: The principles of auditing; Managing an audit programme; Conducting management system audits; Guidance on evaluating the competence of personnel involved […]
Companies hoping to make the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2004 to ISO 14001:2015 will now have until March 2019 to make the change. Both ISO 9001, the quality management system standard and ISO 14001, the environmental management system standard were updated in September 2015. Companies certified to the previous versions, […]
Food safety is related to the presence of food-borne hazards in food at the point of consumption. As the introduction of food safety hazards can occur at any stage of the food chain, adequate control throughout the food chain is essential. Thus, food safety is ensured through the combined efforts of all the parties participating in the food chain.
In April 2018, ISO published ISO 9004: 2018 Quality management – Quality of an organisation – Guidance to achieve sustained success. This document was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 176, Quality management and quality assurance, which also developed ISO 9001:2015. ISO 9004:2018 replaces ISO 9004:2009. The main changes compared to the previous edition are as […]
Antaris Consulting is the first organisation to be certified to ISO 45001:2018 in Ireland. It was also one of the first technical consultancies in Ireland to achieve certification to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. These distinctions support Antaris’ ambition to be the leading management systems consultancy in Ireland and it also demonstrates our ongoing commitment […]
The EU’s Regulation (EU) 2017/745 (Medical Device Regulation (MDR)) came into force on 25 May 2017 and will replace the EU’s current Medical Device Directive (93/42/EEC) and the Directive on active implantable medical devices (90/385/EEC). Manufacturers of currently-approved medical devices will have a transition time of three years until May 26th 2020 to meet the […]