Articles

These and future articles aim to stimulate thought and offer guidance to those who may wish to use ISO management system standards and third party certification to create real benefits for their organisation.

If you are new to the topic areas they cover, we hope that you find the information you need to challenge current assumptions and make important decisions. If you have been around management systems for many years and know that things can be done better, we hope that some of the articles may inspire you to do something.

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An ISO Audit Checklist for Everyone

There are audit checklists for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, ISO 22301, ISO 55001, ISO 50001 and so on… We train auditors to develop these checklists in our training courses. However, this article is a response to frequent requests from the other side of the table, “Can we please have a checklist to help…

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ISO Certification – Is it Right for Us?

How can you decide whether third party certification to an international (ISO) management system standard is the right thing to do? What are the likely costs? Will the benefits significantly outweigh the costs? This article provides answers to those questions.

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Getting Value from Your Certification Body

Having achieved third party certification to an international management system standard, some organisations are content just to retain their ISO certificate. This article explains how to develop the kind of relationship with your certification auditor which will help you to manage risks and improve your organisation’s performance.

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Documents Required by ISO 55001

Implementing ISO 55001? These are some of the Asset Management System documents you will need?

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10 Reasons to Implement ISO 55001

Should you buy into ISO 55001 now? Here’s what implementing this international Asset Management System standard could do for your business.

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ISO 55000 and ISO 55001 – What You Should Know

The Asset Management System standard ISO 55001 is having a global impact. If you have not purchased a copy of ISO 55001, this article explains what you need to know.