/Tag:Health & Safety

Understanding Context of the Organisation

Context of the Organisation Overview Some organisations are struggling with new concepts to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and AS9100 standards such as Context of the Organisation and do not see how it fits into their management system, they are often leaving it until last but really it should be one of the first [...]

By | 2018-03-26T17:13:47+00:00 April 20th, 2017|AS9100, AS9120, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO27001, Tools of the Trade|0 Comments

SSIP Membership

IMS International has recently become members of the Safety Systems In Procurement Scheme (SSIP membership) which is an umbrella organisation which aims to reduce the bureaucracy with maintaining Health and Safety Management Systems.  Each member has a mutually recognisable health and safety scheme, thus reducing the need to apply for a number of different certifications. As [...]

By | 2018-05-03T08:30:31+00:00 October 25th, 2012|OHSAS 18001|0 Comments

OHSAS 18001:2007 UKAS Accreditation

IMS International is pleased to announce that after a long drawn out process we have successfully achieved OHSAS 18001:2007 UKAS Accreditation. Many clients already have OHSAS 18001 certificates unaccredited, if you would like to receive a quotation for this to become accredited then please contact the head office www.imsworld.org

By | 2018-05-03T08:33:45+00:00 October 14th, 2012|OHSAS 18001|0 Comments

One Step Closer to OHSAS 18001 Accreditation

IMS have successfully passed their office assessment from UKAS for OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management Systems Accreditation. The next step in the process is to have a witnessed assessment on a willing and able client.  We have a couple of new applications in the pipeline which may be suitable but if there are any [...]

By | 2018-05-17T04:48:13+00:00 January 18th, 2012|News, OHSAS 18001|0 Comments

Benefits of UKAS Accredited Certification/Inspection Bodies

The benefits of UKAS accredited certification If you are responsible for ensuring your business is certified make sure the certification body you select is accredited by UKAS.  The benefits of UKAS accredited certification are strong. UKAS Accreditation provides assurance in the market as UKAS accredited certification bodies operate to recognised standards.  The accreditation process provides [...]

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

Evaluation of Compliance as part of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001

Clause 4.5.2 within ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 is often a weakness within an organisations system and in most cases the process is not fully understood.  The European Co-operation for Accreditation produced a guidance document (EA-07/4) on this subject which can be downloaded here (EA-7-04) but some of the detail is shown below. While certification [...]

By | 2018-05-18T07:08:05+00:00 October 5th, 2010|ISO 14001, Legislation, OHSAS 18001|0 Comments

The Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010

The Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010 came into effect on the 27th April 2010 The purpose of the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations is to protect workers against exposure to harmful artificial light, such as laser displays and includes sources of ultraviolet, infrared, and visible light.  Too much exposure to [...]

By | 2018-05-21T08:23:41+00:00 June 19th, 2010|Legislation, OHSAS 18001|0 Comments