If there is one thing lacking in every business from a start-up to a multi-national corporation, it is the time needed to get things done. With tasks and activities competing for a priority notch on your to-do list, squeezing everything in – including an audit of health and safety practices and procedures – is almost impossible. So how can you audit your health and safety practices and processes when time is short? [Read more…]
On one hand, the benefits of ISO are many but on the other, convincing the board to invest money, time and resources into the process can be tough. Convincing the CEO and the board to make the leap just got easier. Read on to find out how others have managed to get the board onside.
Client : Sabre Ocean Solutions
Client Representative: Lee Meadowcroft
Remit: Assistance to gain AEO certification
But it can be a ‘dry’ subject where we rely on ‘common sense’ and people’s ‘practical approach’ to ensuring that what they do is safe, and that everything around them is safe. We assume that everyone sees the same hazards and can identify the same risks.
But we don’t, and that’s why these five tips for inducting new contractors in health and safety to maintain CHAS compliance are essential reading… [Read more…]
For anything in business to work, it needs to be driven by a strategy. A detailed plan that sets out everything from strengths and weaknesses, to opportunities and possible challenges, when it comes to key factors in your business, this can make all the difference.
And this is certainly true when it comes to quality management. ISO 9001 is in the family of standards that examines in detail the quality management systems you have in place, allowing you to showcase to the world that you meet the benchmark within your industry and sector.
Guidance on how to create a quality plan has been updated and for any business already with the standard or for businesses or organisations looking to attain ISO 9001, this is a powerful tool. [Read more…]