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ISO 9001 : Quality Management System (QMS)

ISO 9001, the standard for Quality Management System (QMS), sets out to establish document and maintain an effective and economic quality system. The ISO 9001 enables client to demonstrate their commitment to quality and customer satisfaction as well as continuously improve their quality systems, integrate the realities of a changing world. ISO 9001:2015 is based on seven quality management principles.

  1. Customer focused organization
  2. Leadership
  3. Involvement of people
  4. Process approach
  5. Continual improvement
  6. Factual approach to decision making
  7. Mutually beneficial supplier relationship

Emphasizing a customer-focused and result-oriented process approach management model and a continual improvement philosophy, the initiative has revolutionized the fundamental concept of the ISO 9000 standards.


  • Increase efficiency – implement processes and procedures which are based on a quality focus.
  • Increase revenue – win more contracts and tenders, whilst streamlining your processes and identifying opportunities for cost savings.
  • Greater employee morale – by ensuring that all employees are working to one agenda which can reduce errors and increase productivity.
  • International recognition – recognized in approximately 188 countries, ISO 9001 can help you to access international trade.
  • Factual approach to decision making – ensure the business decisions you make are beneficial long term by basing them of facts.
  • Better supplier relationships – business has credibility through the reputation of ISO 9001, providing suppliers with greater confidence in what you do.
  • Improve record keeping – as with any management system, ISO 9001 ensures you document your processes from start to finish. Helping you to handle customer complaints and improve process efficiency.
  • Improve customer satisfaction – ensure you have a feedback system in place which will help you to understand your customers’ needs, identify areas for improvement and reduce wasted resources.
  • Continuous improvement – using non-conformity reporting and trend analysis, you can spot areas for improvement and stay ahead of the competition.

ISO 14001 : Environmental Management System (EMS)

ISO 14001 is the internationally recognized standard for an Environmental Management System (EMS). It provides guidance on how to manage the environmental aspects of activities, products and services more effectively, taking into consideration environmental improve its ability to efficiently identify, minimize, prevent and manage environmental impacts as they arise, therefore reducing risk. ISO 14001 can be established in any organization, regardless of its size or sector. It is becoming more and more imperative that environmental progress is important to business bottom line and essential healthy economy and prosperous society.


  • Identify cost savings, particularly in your resource, waste and energy management.
  • Improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact across your product life cycle.
  • Improve your corporate image and credibility, so helping you win new customers.
  • Quantify, monitor and control the ongoing environmental impact of your operations.
  • Ensure your organization understands and complies with environmental legislation, so reducing the likelihood of fines and prosecutions.

OHSAS 18001 : Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification (OHSAS)

Occupational Health and Safely Assessment Specification (OHSAS) is an international standard enabling organizations to manage both their operational risks and improve their performance. The technical specification of OHSAS 18001 takes a structured approach to Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHS). OHSAS 18001 corresponds to the structure of ISO 14001 and is designed to be compatible with ISO 9001. Certification against OHSAS 18001 is aimed at the way a company has control over, and knowledge of, all relevant risks resulting from normal operations and abnormal situations. It aims at reducing and preventing accidents and accident related loss of live, equipment, time and damage to environment.

ISO 45001 : Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OH&SMS)

ISO 45001 was officially published at March 2018, Occupational Health and Safely Management Systems (ISO 45001) is an international standard enables organizations to manage both their operational risks and improve their performance. The technical specification of ISO 45001 takes a structured approach to Occupational Health and Safety Management (OH&SMS). ISO 45001 corresponds to the structure of ISO 14001 and is designed to be compatible with ISO 9001. Certification against ISO 45001 is aimed at the way a company has control over, and knowledge of provide a healthy and safe workplace for workers and other interested parties, all relevant risks resulting from normal operations and abnormal situations. It aims at reducing and preventing ill health, work related injury and deaths.

As endorsed by the ISO, ISO 45001:2018 will replace OHSAS 18001:2007 with a 3-years' time.


  • Establish controls to ensure legal compliance – ISO 45001 can help you to establish operational controls which take into account the risks and opportunities, as well as legal and other requirements.
  • Increase health and safety awareness – the OH&S management system helps organizations to increase employee awareness of Occupational Health and Safety risks, ensuring workers take an active role in health and safety matters.
  • Enhance your reputation – achieving certification to this standard is a recognition that you have achieved an international benchmark, getting you noticed by customers who are concerned about their social responsibilities.
  • Reduce absenteeism – by better managing H&S risks in the workplace you will be able to protect employees, reduce absenteeism and turnover rates.
  • Reduce insurance premiums – by demonstrating that you have an effective occupational health and safety management system in place, many businesses can go on to benefit from reduced insurance premiums.
  • Improve management of H&S compliance issues – ISO 45001 helps to improve your ability to respond to regulatory compliance issues, reduce the overall costs of incidents and downtime.
  • Better manage health and safety risks – the standard will help you to determine hazards and the health and safety risks associated with your activities; seeking to either eliminate them or put controls in place to minimize their effects.

ISO 50001 : Energy Management System (EnMS)

The impact of climate change, depletion of energy resources and volatility of fuel prices have become increasingly apparent and triggered the needs to promote energy efficiency and prudent energy use. ISO 50001, the new international Energy Management Standard, specifies the requirements for organizations to establish an Energy Management System (EnMS) to enhance their overall energy performance, including energy efficiency, use and consumption. With this effective and reliable energy management system, organizations can improve their energy efficiency, review energy performance, save energy cost and contribute to the reduction of carbon emission.


  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions - this standard will help you to meet energy efficiency targets (voluntary or mandatory) and comply with legislation to reduce your carbon footprint.
  • Increase cost savings - by using the standard’s structured approach to managing your energy consumption you can reduce your energy costs.
  • Improve understanding of equipment - by integrating your energy management system with other management systems you’ll gain additional insights into your energy use.
  • Better decisions - the ISO 50001 framework helps you to gather accurate data on energy use, so you can design more efficient systems and processes for your business.
  • Secure energy supplies - by identifying your exposure to energy supply risks, ISO 50001 helps you take steps to reduce them.
  • Increase energy awareness - implementing ISO 50001 will help you to communicate your energy efficiency policies more effectively to employees.
  • Get it right first time - the ISO 50001 structured framework will help your employees to implement energy saving processes effectively.
  • Enhance your brand - achieving ISO 50001 certification will show your commitment to corporate social responsibility and enhance your image and credibility with customers and other stakeholders.
  • Improve operational efficiencies - the ISO 50001 framework will help you to develop efficient maintenance practices that reduce energy consumption.

HACCP : Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points

HACCP, is an international standard defining the requirements of a safe food management system. The HACCP system helps organizations focus on the hazards that affect food safety/food hygiene and the systematic approach to identification, assessment and implementation of critical controls limits at critical control points during food production, processing, manufacturing, preparation process. Ultimately, the implementation of HACCP system is a sign for delivering safe food products to customers.

ISO 22000 : Food Safety Management System (FSMS)

ISO 22000 is applicable to all organizations, regardless of size, which are involved in any aspect of the food chain and want to implement systems that consistently provide safe products. The standard specifies the requirements for a comprehensive Food Safety Management System, as well as incorporating the elements of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). ISO 22000 certification enable the company to demonstrate compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory food safety requirements, to effectively communicate food safety issues to their suppliers, customers and relevant interested parties in the food chain.

Used by organizations across the food chain to help deliver food that’s safe to eat, ISO 22000:2018 is an excellent framework to help implement a Food Safety Management System (FSMS). ISO 22000 is currently transitioning to the new version, ISO 22000:2018.


  • Embed internationally recognized Food Safety Management processes in your business.
  • Strengthen risk management controls across your food supply chain.
  • Improve the confidence of customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in the safety of your food and your ability to reduce health risks.
  • Improve transparency and accountability in your organization by clarifying responsibilities.
  • Help you to optimize and update your systems through a process of continuous improvement, so they remain effective.
  • Reassure your management team that the organization has robust and effective food safety procedures across its supply chain.
  • Ensure your entire food supply chain has robust controls that prevent the introduction of hazardous materials and contamination.

ISO/IEC 27001 : Information Security Management System (ISMS)

ISO/IEC 27001:2013, the standard for Information Security Management System (ISMS), is a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information and information entrusted to companies by third parties so that it remains secure. you can demonstrate to existing and potential customers, suppliers and shareholders the integrity of your data and systems and your commitment to information security. It can also lead to new business opportunities with security-conscious customers; it can improve employee ethics and strengthen the notion of confidentiality throughout the workplace. It also allows you to enforce information security and reduce the possible risk of fraud, information loss and disclosure.


  • Compliance - An Information Security Management System demonstrates your compliance with internationally recognized standards of information security, helping you to fulfil your legal obligations and comply with regulations (e.g. SOX).
  • Confidentiality - It keeps confidential information secure by putting in place robust security policies and access management, allowing for the secure exchange of information.
  • Risk management - The Standard manages and minimizes risk exposure, providing customers and stakeholders with confidence in how you manage risk.
  • Customer satisfaction - It enhances customer satisfaction which improves client retention.
  • Culture of security - Businesses get buy-in from your employees and stakeholders, building a culture of security.
  • All-round-protection - It protects the company, assets, shareholders and directors.

ISO 13485 : Medical Device Quality Management Systems (MDQMS)

ISO 13485 is a stand-alone Quality Management System (QMS) standard for Regulatory Purposes, sets the basis for a quality management system for organizations involved in the life-cycle of a medical device. Certification demonstrates your commitment to meeting your customers’ requirements and supports regulatory compliance in many jurisdictions.

ISO 13485 is applicable to any medical device organization, including design and development, production, storage and distribution, installation, or servicing of a medical device and design and development or provision of associated activities (e.g. technical support). It can also be used by suppliers or external parties that provide products, including quality management system-related services to such organizations.

It is applicable to all types of organizations, whether public or private sector, regardless of the type, size and nature of the organization or geographical location. It is a basis for such organizations to demonstrate their ability to meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements.


Whether you are looking to operate internationally or expand locally, ISO 13485 Certification can help you to improve overall performance, eliminate uncertainty, and widen market opportunities. Companies with this certification communicate a commitment to quality to both customers and regulators.

  • Increase access to more markets worldwide with certification.
  • Outline how to review and improve processes across your organization.
  • Increase efficiency, cut costs and monitor supply chain performance.
  • Demonstrate that you produce safer and more effective medical devices.
  • Meet regulatory requirements and customer expectations.