Tag Archives: management system standards

IUMSS Handbook – Chapter 1.3 Components of a management system

Organisations should establish objectives in order to maintain and improve the management system and to achieve continual improvement in its performance. Read our latest blog to find out more about the components of a management system.

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Update on ISO 17025

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories moves to FDIS version. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories published jointly by ISO and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing […]

ISO Survey Results 2014

The International Standards Organisation has released the latest annual ISO Survey of Certificates. This post examines the global growth five of the eight ISO management system standards surveyed between 2013 and 2014. A total of 1,609,294 certificates were issued worldwide in 2014, this number was an increase from 2013 when a total of 1,564,448 were […]

ISO 9001 Draft International Standard Published

Like all ISO standards, one of the world’s most popular quality management standards, ISO 9001, is reviewed every five years. The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is currently revising ISO 9001:2008 to ensure it is relevant and up-to-date and has now had its Draft International Standard (DIS) released.  At the DIS stage all interested parties can […]

Major Changes to ISO 9001 on the way for 2015

The ISO 9000 series of quality standards is by far the best selling and most extensively used management system worldwide.  Like all ISO standards ISO 9001 generally undergoes a revision every five years. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) is currently undertaking a process for updating the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System standard. The process […]