Category Archives: Certification

Only ISO 14001:2015 audits from 15 March 2018


Building on report made in earlier posts (Final IAF Guidance on the transition to ISO 14001:2015 & One year to ISO 9001 and 14001 transition deadline), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has published a further communiqué arising from their recent Annual General Assembly … Continue reading

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ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Interpretation on Clause 9.4.8.3a) Available


As reported in an earlier posts (ISO 14001:2015 Interpretations Available & Interpretation Process for ISO 14001:2015), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a process to clarify the intent of ISO 14001:2015. This ISO process allows for interpretations to be provided by … Continue reading

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Has ISO 14001:2015 stalled?


The demand for ISO 14001:2015 certification may exceed the ability of certification bodies, their auditors and independent environmental consultants to keep up with the demand in the final 11 months until 14 September 2018. Earlier in September, the International Organization … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: ISO DIS 50001


The revision of ISO 50001 is well underway with the current DIS (Draft International Standard) available for public comment during a consultation phase. The DIS is available for public comments from 23 August 2017 to 4 October 2017. ISO 50001 is … Continue reading

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Make your move to ISO 14001:2015 this Year…


Friday, 15 September 2017 will the mark the start of a final year-long process, which began on 15 September 2015 – The three-year transition period for users of ISO 14001:2004 & that will end on Friday, 14 September 2018. And … Continue reading

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ISO 14001:2015 Interpretations Available


As reported in an earlier post (Interpretation Process for ISO 14001:2015), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has developed a process to clarify the intent of ISO 14001:2015. The ISO process allows for interpretations to be provided by each National Member … Continue reading

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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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