Category Archives: ISO 14001

ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 Transition Deadline Approaching


As if there have not been enough warnings about the approaching deadline to transition to accredited ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 from National Accreditation Bodies, Certification Bodies & Consultants, the IAF/ILAC Mid-Term Meetings 2018 enabled accreditation bodies and certification bodies … Continue reading

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BSI Brexit and Standards Position Statement


Since the UK Referendum vote to leave the EU in June 2016, BSI, in its capacity as the UK’s National Standards Body, has consulted its members and stakeholders about the possible implications of Brexit for International Standards. As a result, … Continue reading

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IAF to Establish an Database of Accredited Management Systems Certifications


As reported in an earlier post: IAF Study may lead to global database of Management Systems certificates (9 August 2016), the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has been revising the set of principles of the Database, and working on further development and … Continue reading

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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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One year to ISO 9001 and 14001 transition deadline


No sooner than I had penned my post “Make your move to ISO 14001:2015 this Year…” last week (14 September 2017), I received the joint International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF) communique on the remaining year for … Continue reading

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