ISO14000 Certification Articles

  • Free and residual chlorine according to DIN EN ISO 7393-1

    Metrohm is pleased to present an Application Bulletin describing the determination of free and total chlorine by iodometric titration. To disinfect water for human consumption, chlorine is added to the water in some countries. Because ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • ISO 45001 (Occupational Health & Safety) – Could it Lead to more Stringent Provisions Around Legal Compliance?

    It was announced this summer (in June 2016) that the publication of the much-anticipated ISO 45001 Management System Standard for Occupational Safety & Health is to be delayed by at least a year. Initially, the plan had been for the standard to be available ...

  • Castolin Ireland: Quality Coordinator explains the benefits of being ISO 14001 certified

    Since end of February 2016, Castolin Ireland is ISO 14001 certified, a project managed by Maria Fuentes, Quality Coordinator in Dublin for the last five years holding a M.Sc. in Environmental Science. The new factory in Ireland was open in 2007 and manufactures welding electrodes, cored wires and coating powders used worldwide. Could you explain what your job consists in? ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • From OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001: How the Coming OHS Management System Standard Will Impact Your Business

    Sometimes it seems as if major changes in the world of environment, health and safety (EHS) management are few and far between. One change we can count on is ISO 45001, the international occupational health and safety (OHS) management systems standard expected to be issued final in October 2016. Whether your organization already has an OHS management system or not, the advent of ISO 45001 will ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Evaluating new processes and concepts for energy and resource recovery from municipal wastewater with life cycle assessment

    Energy and resource recovery from municipal wastewater is a pre-requisite for an efficient and sustainable water management in cities of the future. However, a sound evaluation of available processes and pathways is required to identify opportunities and short-comings of the different options and reveal synergies and potentials for optimization. For evaluating environmental impacts in a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Are you Ready for ISO 9001:2015?

    Three years in the making, the latest and greatest revision to the Quality Management Systems standard was published on September 23, 2015 as ISO 9001:2015.  It felt like Christmas morning waiting to get the new standard – well almost.  I’ve already purchased my copy from ASQ  for $173 ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • ISO 14001:2015 Update: Final Version Issued

    In September 2015, the standard ISO 14001:2015, Environmental Management Systems – Requirements with guidance for use, was published. This is the final stage in the ISO 14001 revision process. This new version replaces ISO 14001:2004. However, there is a three year transition period. New in ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) requirements ...


    By SGS

  • What Has ISO 9001 Done for Me Lately?

    I know…you’ve all been wondering – What has ISO 9001 done for me lately?  Well, fasten your seat belts and get ready for a wild ride. The new ISO 9001:2015 standard is not just about compliance. It’s about implementing a  ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Supporting best in class performance case study

    Challenge: A precious metals refiner retained Antea Group to evaluate and improve their EHS programs with the end goal of achieving best in class EHS performance among the industry as a way to differentiate itself and create additional business opportunity.   As their current New Jersey industrial facility with deteriorating infrastructure was recognized as a significant ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Process Improvements though Effective Internal Auditing

    This papaer presents a straight forward approach to the development of legal and other requirements for and Environmental Management System in the ISO 14001 certification. It was specifically developed for an electronics recycler implementing an R2 system in conjunction with OHSAS 18001. The user should be able, with consultation of the appropriate experts, develop a legla and other requirements ...


    By Full Circle Compliance LLC

  • ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

    The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 1 July 2014 when ISO/DIS 14001 was issued. The first formal draft describes the potential requirements of the revised version of ISO 14001 but it does give an indication on what might be included in the final version of the standard planned to be published in Q3 2015. The scope of the revision by the ...


    By SGS

  • Needhams 1834 - ISO 22301 - Case Study

    Business continuity consultancy, Needhams 1834 became the first in the UK to gain certification to ‘ISO 22301:2012 Societal security: Business continuity management systems’ following the standard’s release in May. This case study looks at the process the organisation followed and the reasons for external certification. 1. ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Lafarge Cement In-Company Integrated Lead Auditor Training

    Lafarge required a programme to train their lead auditor team in cross-function auditing for ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems. In particular, how they integrate with each other and the links, differences and similarities between all three systems.  Based around its own Integrated Management Systems, the initial focus of the course considered the similarities ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Judge 3D - ISO 9001 on Small Business Scheme - Case Study

    A respected and trusted name in commercial management, Judge 3D has come a long way in a short time. For all its high-profile clients and projects though, by late 2010, it faced some organisational and growth-related challenges. It took action by developing its quality management system (QMS), crowning this soon after with ISO 9001 certification from LRQA. ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Capita TDS - Integrated - Case Study

    Capita Total Document Solutions (CTDS) offer everything from simple archive storage of physical documentation to fully blown outsourced and web based document management solutions. Including an industry leading Electronic Mailroom service. When David Bellshaw joined CTDS in 2009 as Business Support Manager, the integrated management system in place was very much in its infancy and ...


    By LRQA Limited

  • Case study: steel manufacturing

    Rautaruukki is one of the largest steel producers and upgraders in the Nordic countries, where it has a leading market share in many of its major product groups. In addition, Rautaruukki has a competitive market position in several product groups in other Western European countries. Rautaruukki's main products are mild and low alloy flat and long steel products and related upgraded products. ...


    By Watman Ltd.

  • Case study: custom precision mechanics components manufacturing

    Ojala Group’s (owned by Flextronics) mission is to build, maintain and develop mutually beneficial long-term partnerships with customers within the telecommunications, electrical and electronics industries as well as the automation and control industries. Ojala Group is committed to constantly satisfying its customers' changing needs thereby adding value to the customers. Ojala Group ...


    By Watman Ltd.

  • Sustainability at the forefront

    Water, air, soil, or waste – companies that identify and analyze environmental aspects of their business activities gain a competitive advantage, in particularly regarding standards like ISO 14001. ISO 14001-certified companies must identify and assess aspects impacting or possibly impacting the environment that are caused by the company and its operations. To meet the challenge to comply ...


    By EcoIntense GmbH

  • Sustainable Consumption: EU to Propose Methods for Environmental Footprint Analysis

    The European Commission has developed two life cycle based methods for the analysis of environmental impacts for products (Product Environmental Footprint (PEF)) and organizations (Organisation Environmental Footprint (OEF)) to harmonize environmental assessments and their related claims. The methods are currently being tested during a three-year pilot phase, with the 1st wave of pilots for ...


    By SGS

  • De Beers - Case Study

    De Beers is running their entire Canadian operations, including several remote locations in Northern Canada from their head office in Toronto, Canada. They are using Intelex's fully integrated Environmental, Quality and Health & Safety Management System.  Challenge Required a robust management system to maintain ISO 9001, ISO14001 and ISO 17025 ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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