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ISO 9001 Certifications

ISO 900u1 ‘Quality Management Systems – Specifications with Guidance for use’ is a series of standards for the quality management system. Following are the standards which are primarily in this series.
a) ISO 9000 – Fundamentals and Vocabulary
b) ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems – Requirements
c) ISO 9004 – Quality Management Systems – Guidelines for performance improvements

Which is the standard used for Quality Management Certification / Registration?
ISO 9001:2008 Standard used for the certification / Registration purpose. It is a requirements standard. It contains a set of requirements to define the operation of the Quality Management System. Since the requirements are expressed in a general form, it has the flexibility to be applied to any organization.

Why year is written with the standard?
The Year is the publication date of the existing version. For example: ISO 9001: 2008 (latest version in ISO 9000 series) is officially published on 15-November-2008. Earlier it was published in year 2000, so the correcting representation was ISO 9001:2000. This shows which version is implemented in your Organization. Once a new version is release, the older version is super shaded.

How can I get the Certification for my organization?
The “ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems – Requirements” is meant for Certification. Organization needs to implement the requirements in the operations of the quality management in the organization. Once the organization management is satisfied with the implementation, the Certification / Registration body like ”3S Management Certifications” Can be called for the Assessment and on conformance, they will certify organization as a ISO 9001:2008 compliance organization.

Do we need Consultants for the Implementation of ISO 9001 Requirements?
Non necessarily, if the personnel in the organizations are competent in ISO 9001 Requirements and confident for implementation, there is no need of Consultants.

What is the difference between Certification body and Registration body?
There are some CAB (Conformity Assessment Body) like “3S Management Certification” uses the word “Certification” so Certification body while Some uses “Registration” so Registration body and there is no difference in the same.

What is the process of Certification in 3S Management Certification?
The Complete Process Flow is Defined for the certification. Please click here to see the certification Process Flow.

Where is Quality Management System is applicable for?

ISO 9001:2008Quality Management System can be applied to any type of business; organization or industry; service or manufacturing sector; for profit or non-profit operations; and irrespective of their size,. A wide range of industries, including; Agriculture, Forestry & Mining; Petrochemicals & Plastics, Food, Tobacco, Textiles & Wood products, Electronics & Instruments, Manufacturing, Metals & Machinery, etc. have taken an active role in implementing this standard.

Where I can get the Training on ISO 9001 Quality Management System?
3S Management Certifications conducts public training programs on different standards and subjects and this also includes the ISO 9001 Quality Management System. To know more about our training services please click here or contact us with your specific query.

I want to get my company certified? What will be approximate cost of certification?
The cost mainly depends upon number of employees in your organization, your products and services. Contact us for more details.

How to verify the certification of an organization?
If you want to authenticate the certification and status of the certification, get a copy of the certificate and ask from the certification provider with the name of the organization and certification no.

Does ISO 9001 Quality Management Certification ensures that a company is trust worthy?
ISO 9001 deals with quality management system and in the third party assessment Certification body confirms the implementation of the requirements given in the respective ISO Standard. This ISO 9001 does not provide any protection for fraud or provide a trustworthiness.
Stakeholders needs to ensure by other means about the trust worthiness and fraud protection. This is not a certificate for trustworthiness of a company.

Does ISO 9001 certification ensures that buyer / client will get the highest quality product?
The ISO 9001 Certification is given for the implementation of the Quality Management System as defined in the ISO 9001 standard and as per the internal system of the organization so that buyer gets the products as per defined specifications. But there are many chances that the wrong / faulty product is shipped to the customer because of negligence or mistake or some times by the will of the organization.
Any certification Body will not have any control on the shipment of the product by their certified client and organization themselves are responsible for their mischief.

 

ISO 14001 Standard

What is ISO 14001 Standard?
ISO 14000 ‘Environmental Management Systems is a series of standards for the Environmental management system. It provides the tools and techniques companies / organizations are looking to identify and control and improve the environmental performance.
Following are the standards which are primarily in this series.
a) ISO 14001:2004Environmental management systems -- Requirements with guidance for use
b) ISO 14004:2004Environmental management systems -- General guidelines on principles, systems and support techniques
c) ISO 14064-1:2006Greenhouse gases -- Part 1: Specification with guidance at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals
d) ISO 14006:2011Environmental management systems -- Guidelines for incorporating Eco design.

Which is the standard used for Environmental Management Certification / Registration?
ISO 14001:2004 Standard used for the certification / Registration purpose. It is a requirements standard. It contains a set of requirements to define the operation of the Environmental Management System. Since the requirements are expressed in a general form, it has the flexibility to be applied to any organization.

Why year is written with the standard?
The Year is the publication date of the existing version. For example: ISO 14001: 2004 (latest version in ISO 14001) is officially published on year 2004. This shows the version which is implemented in your Organization. Once a new version is release, the older version is super shaded.

How can I get the Certification for my organization?
The “ISO 14001– Environmental Management Systems – Requirements” is meant for Certification. Organization needs to implement the requirements setting up the environmental management in the organization. Once the organization management is satisfied with the implementation, the Certification / Registration body like ”3S Management Certifications” Can be called for the Assessment and on conformance, they will certify organization as a ISO 14001:2004 compliance organization.

Do we need Consultants for the Implementation of ISO 14001 Requirements?
Non necessarily, if the personnel in the organizations are competent in ISO 14001 Requirements and confident for implementation, there is no need of Consultants.

What is the difference between Certification body and Registration body?
There are some CAB (Conformity Assessment Body) like “3S Management Certification” uses the word “Certification” so Certification body while Some uses “Registration” so Registration body and there is no difference in the same.

What is the process of Certification in 3S Management Certification?
The Complete Process Flow is Defined for the certification. Please click here to see the certification Process Flow.

Where is Environmental Management System is applicable for?
ISO 14001:2004 can be applied to any type of business; organization or industry; service or manufacturing sector; for profit or non-profit operations; and irrespective of their size,. A wide range of industries, including; Agriculture, Forestry & Mining; Petrochemicals & Plastics, Food, Tobacco, Textiles & Wood products, Electronics & Instruments, Manufacturing, Metals & Machinery, etc. have taken an active role in implementing this standard.

Where I can get the Training on ISO 14001 Environmental Management System?
3S Management Certifications conducts public training programs on different standards and subjects and this also includes the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. To know more about our training services please click here or contact us with your specific query.

I want to get my company certified? What will be approximate cost of certification?
The cost mainly depends upon number of employees in your organization, your products and services. Contact us for more details.

How to verify the certification of an organization?
If you want to authenticate the certification and status of the certification, get a copy of the certificate and ask from the certification provider with the name of the organization and certification no.

Does ISO 14001Environmental Management Certification ensures that a company is trust worthy?
ISO 14001 deals with Environmental management system and in the third party assessment Certification body confirms the implementation of the requirements given in the respective ISO Standard. This ISO 14001 does not provide any protection for fraud or provide a trustworthiness. Stakeholders needs to ensure by other means about the trust worthiness and fraud protection. This is not a certificate for trustworthiness of a company.