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Guidance on new OHS standard ISO 45001:2018

The IAF has published a mandatory guidance document covering the migration requirements for the International Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, ISO 45001, in preparation for its launch later this year. Find out how this affects businesses certified to OHSAS 18001: 2007.

By | 2018-03-22T05:35:31+00:00 January 29th, 2018|ISO 45001, Legislation, News, OHSAS 18001, Training|0 Comments

Omega Engineering Services Ltd Awarded AS9100 Rev D

We are pleased to announce that Omega Engineering Services (OES) Ltd, a specialist engineering and manufacturing company, has been awarded AS9100 Revision D aerospace quality management systems by global certification body IMS International, following a successful transition and audit with over 100 additional QMS requirements. The delayed publication of the standard AS9100:2016/Revision D late last year has [...]

By | 2018-04-22T05:29:28+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|AS9100, Legislation, Notified Body|0 Comments

IMS International Expands Global Network of Management System Auditors

Strategic partnerships ensure global network of auditors IMS International has announced its expansion into several new countries through strategic alliances with local certification providers to grow its global network of certification offices, reflecting its continued commitment to meet existing client requirements and enter new markets. IMS has added Italy, Qatar and Egypt to its portfolio [...]

Environmental Permitting Regulations Amendment

Environmental Permitting Regulations Amendment details Defra has consulted on proposals for environmental permitting regulations amendment to: make administrative changes to how environmental permits are issued introduce civil sanctions as an alternative to prosecution for environmental permitting offences under the regulations make changes to the regulation of anaerobic digestion make changes to the regulation of carbon [...]

By | 2018-05-16T04:53:54+00:00 September 5th, 2011|ISO 14001, Legislation|0 Comments

Site Waste Management Plans (NI)

The Department of the Environment Northern Ireland (DOENI) has consulted on proposals to make site waste management plans (SWMP) a legal requirement for certain construction and demolition projects in Northern Ireland. The consultation closed on 11 March 2011. The regulations will be called The Site Waste Management Plans Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and are expected [...]

By | 2018-07-25T07:27:33+00:00 September 2nd, 2011|ISO 14001, Legislation|0 Comments

EU and Indonesia sign deal on illegal timber

Indonesia and the European Union have finalised an agreement aimed at ending the trade in illegally-sourced wood. Last year, a major assessment concluded that the rate of illegal logging in Indonesia had declined by about 75% over the preceding decade. Even so, it said, 40% of the timber harvested was illegal timber. The agreement will mean [...]

By | 2018-05-17T04:41:02+00:00 May 13th, 2011|ISO 14001, Legislation, News|0 Comments

First Corporate Manslaughter conviction

First Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 Fine The first company to be convicted against The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 has been fined £385,000. The company was fined after being convicted by a jury at Winchester Crown Court this week. An employee died whilst taking a soil sample in a deep [...]

By | 2018-05-17T04:46:09+00:00 February 18th, 2011|Legislation, OHSAS 18001|0 Comments

Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations 2010

Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products Regulations require manufacturers, importers and suppliers to meet minimum energy efficient standards for energy-related products and the regulations apply across the UK. The regulations require energy-related products to meet certain requirements for efficiency and electrical consumption, before they can be sold in the UK.  They [...]

By | 2018-05-16T04:48:10+00:00 December 12th, 2010|ISO 9001, Legislation|0 Comments

Netregs Changes to Environmental Regulations

Netregs Changes to Environmental Regulations The Government is bringing together all the information you need to run a business in one place for each of the countries within the UK. Many of  you are regular visitors to Netregs for obtaining information with regards to environmental legislation.  Although Netregs will continue to operate and advise on [...]

By | 2018-05-17T04:52:24+00:00 December 7th, 2010|ISO 14001, Legislation, Tools of the Trade|0 Comments