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Last Chance to Act - ISO 9001 and 14001 transition

Thursday, July 12, 2018

ISO 9001:2015 and/ or ISO 14001:2015 Transition

You only have until the September 15th 2018 deadline to adapt your ISO 9001:2008 and/or 14001:2004 to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

You cannot afford to leave the transition process too late.

We are specialists in this field.

Why has the ISO 9001 and 14001 Standard been revised?

The ISO review their standards every five years and revise if necessary. This ensures that they continue to be useful tools in an ever-changing business environment.

The way we do business is more complex than ever and customers have increased expectations and greater access to information. To reflect these changes, both the ISO 9001 and the ISO 14001 need to be relevant.

What is the difference between ISO 9001: 2008 and ISO 9001:2015?

The main difference is the structure which has been updated in line with ISO standards and the focus on risk-based thinking. Although this has always been part of the standard, it has increased prominence in the revised version.

What is the difference between ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 14001:2015?

The key changes with this standard are the structure, increased prominence of environmental management and leadership; improvement to environmental performance and better lifestyle thinking for environmental aspects; the addition of a communications strategy and the addition of proactive initiatives to protect the environment from harm and degradation.

Have I left it too late to update the ISO 9001 and the 14001?

Your 2008 certificate will not be valid after September 2018, therefore, you only have until September 2018 to adapt. Each organisation is unique in what it needs to do and, if you contact us now, we may just have the time to help you achieve the new standards.

Talk to us about transitioning today and we will provide you with a quote and advise you on the transition time for your business.

Contact us now through our enquiry form or phone:

Ian Walker CQP MQCI

Principal Director and Consultant

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