The ISO certificate is one of the most widespread standards in the world, and many companies, industrial, commercial and service institutions seek to obtain the ISO certificate in its various forms, but most business leaders do not know the conditions for obtaining the ISO certificate closely, and this causes the company to lose many resources in the event of entering into any options wrong, and in this article we will highlight the most important conditions for obtaining an ISO certificate and provide simplified information that will benefit all those looking to obtain an ISO certificate
In this part, we will try to simplify the concept of the ISO certification mechanism through serial points:
ISO Certificate, is a certificate granted to companies to prove that they comply with the requirements of a specific standard such as ISO 9001
The company must ensure that it has a documented management system that complies with the requirements of the specific standard, such as (manual – policy – objectives – work procedures – forms – work instructions … etc.)
The ISO certificate is granted by donors and is called Certification Body, which are international companies with offices, branches and representatives all over the world.
The awarding body conducts a field visit to the company’s work site to carry out an “audit” review for the purpose of awarding the certificate.
Sometimes some companies resort to obtaining the help of a specialized consultant to prepare and prepare all requirements for ISO
The ISO certification bodies obtain accreditation and international recognition from international bodies called the Accreditation Body, whose logo is placed on the ISO certificate next to the awarding body’s logo.
ISO 9001:2008: It is the most popular and is related to the quality system within the company
ISO Standard 14001: 2004: It is related to the environmental management system within the organization and helps in improving the environmental system within the company and improving the efficiency and work of the company.
OHSAS 18001 specification: It relates to the occupational health and safety management system within the organization. This specification is a globally recognized British standard.
ISO 22000: It is related to the food safety management system and the related analysis, risks and control points within the institution. It is a specification that carries international food safety standards and is recognized by all countries of the world.
ISO 22301:2012: It relates to the business continuity management system and its related planning, maintenance, implementation and control, as well as how to respond quickly in emergency situations that may occur within the organization.
ISO 27001: It is related to the security management system and information protection and the design, controls, auditing and follow-up related to it
ISO 31000:2009: It is related to the risk management system and rapid response to reduce these risks and related strategies, operations, products, services and assets.
There are many benefits in obtaining the ISO quality standard for your company or project, including but not limited to
Increasing the demand rate increases the company’s profits: International statistics related to the ISO quality certificate indicate that the application of the ISO quality standard for the company increases the demand for the company’s services by 30%, by increasing confidence in the company’s brand and quality by the company’s customers
Increasing productivity within the company: This is done by applying the policy of reducing waste and reducing costs, which is one of the advantages of implementing the ISO quality system.
Raising efficiency: The application of the ISO quality system to raise the efficiency of the work of the company’s management and raise the productivity of workers within the company
Increasing and improving the quality of production: The implementation of the ISO quality system within the company increases the company’s productivity by more than 20 percent
Raising the competitive advantage: The ISO quality system raises the competitive advantage of the company, which increases the company’s customers and profits
Raising awareness: The implementation of the ISO quality system helps in raising awareness of the importance of quality among employees within the company
International recognition: the implementation of the ISO quality management system ensures the international brand recognition of the company.
We provide all consultancy services for the company and the necessary courses and accurate analysis of the internal situation of the company and then help close the gap between what is within the company and what is required to obtain the ISO quality certificate, this is done by:
Create the necessary documents and documents and ensure all requirements are met
Training, employee training and awareness raising among company employees and management
Analyzing the internal situation of the company and finding errors
Supervising the updating and maintenance of the existing system after obtaining the ISO quality certificate
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