As we head full steam into 2019, our team has been reviewing publications and blogs that forecast what is on the horizon for standards in 2019. We expect R2 to be updated in 2019, although there is no set date for this. There is also an expected update to the RIOS (Recycling Industry Operating Standard) coming in March, which we will keep up updated on as we hear more.
Glacier founder Scott Jones says, “We are looking forward to partnering with our clients during this exciting time. There is never a dull moment, and we enjoy the challenge of solving problems that are good for the business and for the environment at the same time.”
Read on to to see the summary of what we’ve recently read about what we expect going forward in our industry!
Environmental Health & Safety
1. Flexibility will be more important than ever due to market volatility in trade, legislation, regulations.
2. Data care – more important than ever because personally identifying information falls into the wrong hands in data breach.
3. Update to R2 standard expected to be released sometime in 2019, though there is no set date.
1. Expect more standardization, not less, as globalization continues.
2. Need for more data management as standards evolve and companies grow, and software expected to fill a bigger role in standards management.
3. Improving the involvement of more levels of management and broaden the disciplines of employees within the organizations involved in upholding the certification will lead to more success.
1. As is common with most standards as they are updated, the most current version of AS 9100D seeks to simplify NOT complicate operations for the organization. Expect this to continue.
2. Standards will evolve quickly as technology changes and safety continues to be a priority.
SAE standards are frequently reviewed and updated, so users are assured of having the most current information available. On average, SAE publishes 72 new aerospace standards each year.
3. AS 9100D has been integrated with ISO 9001:2015 to establish cohesion between the biggest quality management standard and the aerospace standard.