By Isaac Patturajan
Isaac is a consultant from Anitech Consulting, Isaac can help companies with internal auditing, Implementing QHSE management systems, Managing QHSE management systems after Certification,
Facilitate Management review meetings, Manage Non-Conformances.
Once an organisation has achieved certification to one of the management system standards:
ISO 9001 ï¿½ï¿½Quality Management System
OHSAS 18001 ï¿½ Occupational Health and Safety Management System
ISO 22001 ï¿½ Food Safety Management System
AS 4801 ï¿½ Occupational Health and Safety Management System
ISO 14001 ï¿½ Environmental Management System
The organisation embarks on a Journey to improve:
â€¢ Customer Satisfaction ï¿½ Quality Management system
â€¢ Reduce OHS Risks ï¿½ Occupation and Health and Safety systems
â€¢ Reduce Impact on Environment ï¿½ Environmental Management systems
â€¢ Safe Food ï¿½ HACCP / Food safety systems
To maintain and meet the requirements of aï¿½standard, companies need to constantly review and assess their management systems to:
â€¢ ensure its continuing suitability and success
â€¢ reveal gaps in their system
â€¢ suggest possible improvements
â€¢ eliminateï¿½the wastes and cut costs
â€¢ check the effectiveness of management at all levels
â€¢ if methods can achieve the objectives
One of the requirements listed in all the above mentioned management systems standardsï¿½is to conduct internal audits regularly in order ensure ongoing compliance with the management system standards and ensuring the implemented system is complying requirements outlined in the Manual, procedures and Work Instructions. To stay up to date with the requirements of the Management systemï¿½standards, not only allow you to stay certified it will also ensure that you business is customer focussed, Pro actively manages OHS risks and Pro actively reduces its impact on the environment.
Internal Audits asthe name reflects is conducted internally. The internal audits results are handed to the management for follow up in order to focus on continual Improvement. The internal audit has a wide reaching brief which considers anything which might be important to an organisationï¿½s success.
If you need to have an internal audit of your Management systems, feel free to contact the Internal Auditing specialists at Anitech Consulting to assist you now.
Management Review Meeting
All the above mentioned standards require that Management review meeting are conducted at regular intervals to ensure continuing suitability of the implemented management and to identify trends, opportunities for improvements, discuss and resolve changes and challenges.
If your business need assistance with facilitating Management review meeting, feel free to contact Anitech Consulting.
One of the most important benefits of implementing a management system to document non-conformance, identify root cause (the real reason that caused the non-conformance), identify actions that will ensure the non-conformance does not recur, implement the actions and then evaluate the effectiveness of the implemented actions.
Anitech Consulting consultants have several years of experience in assisting business address non-conformances, assist with identifying root cause, develop actions to address root cause and assist with Implement actions.