OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 Transition

Alert: OHSAS 18001 Must Transition to ISO 45001 by March 2021. What is ISO 45001? ISO 45001 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, with guidance for its use, to enable an organization to proactively improve its OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health. ISO 45001 is intended to…

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RIOS Certification

RIOS Certification Update!

For organizations that are currently certified to RIOS:2006, all transitions to the RIOS:2016 certification should be completed by the end of September 2019. In order to meet this deadline, internal audits should be scheduled to occur within the next couple months (in late spring 2019). New Version Emphasizes Overall quality Proactive versus reactive action Output…

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ISO 9001 Audit Myths

ISO 9001 Audit Myths

Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths floating around about a ISO 9001 Audit. However, they are just that- myths. Here are three you are believing right now. Myth #1 – ISO 9001 Is All About Policies & Procedures No, a ISO 9001 Audit is actually about the overarching framework of quality. Yes, policies and…

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R2 Audit

R2 Audits: 3 Things to Know

I have been doing internal R2 audits for many years now. In those years I’ve had the opportunity to work with, and see, lots of different types of companies. Big companies, small companies, companies that run like well-oiled machines and set the standard in their industry, and ragtag companies that do the bare minimum to…

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E-Scrap 2018

E-Scrap Recap 2018

E-Scrap Overview The annual trade show E-Scrap 2018 was held in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 9 – 11, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. Marketed for attendees in the electronics scrap industry, there were a number of trade organizations such as Basel Action Network (BAN), Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Sustainable Electronics Recycling International…

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ISO 45001

ISO 45001: Get Certified!

ISO 45001 was published in March  2018 and since then, we’ve published a couple blogs about this new Occupational Health & Safety Standard, which will replace OHSAS 18001 in March 2021. The  first blog we wrote was to point out the differences between ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001. The second blog we wrote was to summarize…

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NAID

NAID Ends Data Destruction

Certify with NAID & Data Destruction Worries Fade. But, what is it? NAID is the National Association for Information Destruction and is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. Suppliers of products, equipment and services to destruction companies are also eligible for membership. Their mission is to promote the information destruction industry and…

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