Quality

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Quality & Standards

Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO 9000 family – Quality management
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The ISO 9000 family addresses various aspects of quality management and contains some of ISO’s best known standards. The standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality is consistently improved.

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Institute: MISCO
Title: ISO Certification
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Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO 9001:2015 for Small Enterprises – What to do?
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This handbook gives guidance to small enterprises on developing and implementing a quality management system, based on the International Standard ISO 9001:2015, Quality management systems — Requirements. The requirements of ISO 9001 are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organizations, regardless of their type, size, or the products and services they provide.

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Institute: Acounting Services Ltd
Title: ISO Certification
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Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: Quality management principles
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This document introduces the seven quality management principles that ISO 9000, ISO 9001 and other related quality management standards are based on.

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Institute: Dimension+Bearing
Title: ISO Certification
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Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: Selection and use of the ISO 9000 family of standards
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ISO 9001 specifies the basic requirements for a quality management system that an organization must fulfil to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that enhance customer satisfaction and meet applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. The standard can be used for certification/registration and contractual purposes by organizations seeking recognition of their quality management system.

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Institute: Step
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Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO 22000 family – Food safety management
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ISO 22000:2018 sets out the requirements for a food safety management system and can be certified to. It maps out what an organization needs to do to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure that food is safe. It can be used by any organization regardless of its size or position in the food chain.


Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO/IEC 27000 family – Information security management systems
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The ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards helps organizations keep information assets secure. Using this family of standards will help your organization manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted to you by third parties.


Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO 13485 – Medical devices
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ISO 13485, Medical devices – Quality management systems – Requirements for regulatory purposes, is an internationally agreed standard that sets out the requirements for a quality management system specific to the medical devices industry.


Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO 31000 – Risk management
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ISO 31000:2018, Risk management – Guidelines, provides principles, framework and a process for managing risk. It can be used by any organization regardless of its size, activity or sector.


Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title: ISO 14000 family – Environmental management
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ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management system. It can be used by any organisation regardless of its activity or sector.


Institute: International Organisation for Standardisation
Title:ISO 50001 – Energy management
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ISO 50001 is based on the management system model of continual improvement also used for other well-known standards such as ISO 9001 or ISO 14001. This makes it easier for organizations to integrate energy management into their overall efforts to improve quality and environmental management.


Institute: BRC Global Standards
Title: Food Safety
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The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is developed by food industry experts from retailers, manufacturers and food service organisations to ensure it is rigorous and detailed, yet easy to understand. It provides a framework to manage product safety, integrity, legality and quality, and the operational controls for these criteria in the food and food ingredient manufacturing, processing and packing industry.


Institute: BRC Global Standards
Title: Traded Goods
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Traded goods – sometimes referred to as factored goods – are products that are purchased and stored at the site prior to sale to customers, but are not manufactured, further processed or repacked at the site. This additional module allows traded goods to be incorporated into the scope of the BRC Global Standards audit.


Institute: BRC Global Standards
Title: Food Safety Culture Module
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Additional Module 14 – Culture Excellence: Food Safety Culture Module is an assessment of the food safety culture of sites. The module provides a score against four key measures of food safety culture – People, Process, Purpose and Proactivity – to allow identification and measurement of improvement.


Institute: BRC Global Standards
Title: Packaging
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The BRC Packaging Standard can be used by any manufacturer producing packaging materials for all types of products – from food to consumer products – at all levels: primary, secondary and tertiary.


Institute: Whole Building Design Guide
Title: Green Building Standards and Certification Systems
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Buildings have extensive direct and indirect impacts on the environment. During their construction, occupancy, renovation, repurposing, and demolition, buildings use energy, water, and raw materials, generate waste, and emit potentially harmful atmospheric emissions. These facts have prompted the creation of green building standards, certifications, and rating systems aimed at mitigating the impact of buildings on the natural environment through sustainable design.


Institute: U.S. Green Building Council
Title: Leadership in Energy and Enviornmental Design (LEED)
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LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building, community and home project types, LEED provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement.


Institute: European Commission
Title: Energy Performance of Buildings directive ((EU) 2018/844
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The new Directive has huge potential for efficiency gains in the EU building sector, the largest single energy consumer in Europe. It includes measures that will accelerate the rate of building renovation towards more energy efficient systems and strengthen the energy performance of new buildings, making them smarter.


Institute: U.S. Green Building Council
Title: LEED v4
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In just under 20 years, LEED has become the international standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance structures. LEED v4 is designed to up the ante with a more flexible, performance-based approach that calls for measurable results throughout a building’s life cycle. It also allows for a more streamlined user experience and more goal-oriented credits.


Institute: U.S. Green Building Council
Title: LEED v4 BD+C Alternative Compliance Paths for Europe
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Through the LEED® green building certification program, the USGBC is transforming the built environment. The green building movement offers an unprecedented opportunity to respond to the most important challenges of our time, including global climate change, dependence on unsustainable and expensive sources of energy, and threats to human health. The work of innovative building professionals is a fundamental driving force in the green building moment.