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Bywater thanks CQI and IRCA for buy-in

6 Feb, 2018 | ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001

Having an ambitious idea is simple; turning that idea into reality presents challenges.

We listened to our customers and wanted to give them access to OH&S Lead Auditor training based on ISO 45001 in early 2018, with many of our clients outlining CQI and IRCA certification as an essential feature of that training.  Our challenge was not just to manage internal resource, strategy and deadlines, but also to rely on the CQI and IRCA course certification process to deliver our vision against a demanding turnaround time.

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Annex SL CPD

11 Dec, 2017 | Auditing

If, like me, you’re interested in the topic of management systems you will have: listened in to many conversations; followed many social media threads, and; read many articles in print about the future of management systems standards and, apparently, that future is …

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How will ISO 45001 differ from OHSAS 18001?

14 Sep, 2017 | OHSAS 18001

Over the last few years, Bywater has been monitoring changes to Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems Standards to ensure we are ready to help customers with training and consultancy services as you look to update your systems to meet new requirements. This article looks to provide information for current users of OHSAS 18001 on what they might expect to see when the ISO 45001 standard sees light of day – expected in early 2018.

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Transition Deadline for ISO 9001:2015

14 Sep, 2017 | ISO 9001

Back in March I published a LinkedIn post about the Transition programme for ISO 9001 (and ISO 14001) reaching the half way point.  It is now 2 years in to the 3 year transition period with the deadline looming large. I thought today would be a good day to talk about the countdown with just one year to go.

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