Monthly Archives: August 2016

UK National Risk Register: Can it help with identifying your environmental risks?


Recently, I have been reflecting on the emphasis on risk management in the revised ISO 14001:2015 & researching the available resources to assist in the development of the risks and opportunities for my clients. One resource that I draw upon … Continue reading

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OHSMS Auditor Competence Criteria published


The European cooperation for Accreditation (EA) has recently published a new document to facilitate a harmonized approach for accreditation of certification bodies providing certification of Occupational Health and Safety management systems (OHSMS). The document entitled “EA – 3/13 EA Document on the Application … Continue reading

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IAF Study may lead to global database of Management Systems certificates


Following ISO’s decision to cancel a project to establish a global database of management systems certificates in 2014, the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has been exploring the feasibility of developing a similar database. It is widely recognised that an international database would … Continue reading

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Do you have a sense of proportion about your EMS?


During one of the wettest days in August 2016 (well, it is only the 1 August 2016 but it already looks set for several days rain in my part of the United Kingdom), I was introduced to a useful (fun) website … Continue reading

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