Supplier or external providers of products and supplier are an integral part of a business model. A supplier is a key stakeholder in a firm and shares significant responsibility for business operations and service delivery. A supplier is a business or an individual who provides other business with goods or services. It is crucial for […]

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SWOT analysis is a simple strategic tool for identifying and documenting internal strengths and weakness of the business and external opportunities and threats. SWOT stands for S-strength, W-weakness, O-opportunities, T-threats The output of SWOT analysis will support the business in strategic planning and risk management. SWOT also helps the business in identifying immediate goals and objectives […]

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There is an increasing trend in the industry where organisations are actively developing, implementing management system against international standards such as ISO. As of 2016, more than 1.6 million businesses across the globe are certified to ISO standards (ISO, 2016). Based on the context and scope of the organisation, different ISO standards are used to […]

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All ISO management system standards require your business to maintain documented information. This documentation information includes policies, procedures and records. Unlike ISO 9001:2008, the newest version ISO 9001:2015 has reduced the number of mandatory documented information required. What is a procedure? Procedures are documented information that shows detailed steps required to perform an activity within […]

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Most jobs involve carrying out some type of manual task whether it is stacking shelves, entering data into a computer or working on a conveyor line. If these manual tasks are poorly designed or carried out incorrectly, they can become hazardous. Such hazardous manual tasks can cause significant and even irreversible injuries or disorders. If […]

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Over the past decade, many organisations have sought the support of an external consulting company or a consultant in developing, implementing and maintaining their management system (Quality, Health & Safety & Environment). There are many reasons why an organisation engages external consulting firms and consultants. Some of the primary reasons are: Organisations have limited financial […]

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Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) is a key aspect of all businesses. It is a legal requirement that businesses ensure that all health & safety risks in the workplace are controlled and managed. Companies develop and implement OHS management systems to manage all workplace health & safety hazards and risks. If your business has a […]

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By Julian Wandres  Quality, Safety and Environment Consultant at Anitech Consulting During my late teens, I decided to follow my dream of becoming a skydiver. The image above is the last known image of my skydiving adventures – 14,000 ft above sea level. While this dream has since faded into the distance…the lessons I learnt […]

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The Cost of work-related injuries and diseases in Australia are costing almost 4.1% of the country’s GDP. Occupational Health & Safety management is a legal requirement to ensure all employers and business operators have proper health & safety systems in place. ISO has developed a new standard, ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety management systems. After years of […]

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Businesses actively implement and maintain ISO based management system to earn ISO certification. Many business owners or manager find it hard to choose the right certification body and often unable to decide on one. Certification of a management system is usually voluntary, or a commercial arrangement between two parties or a business requirement. Let’s first […]

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