ISO 9001 certification
What is ISO 9001?
ISO 9001 is an international quality standard. This standard has requirements to standardize quality management systems, make them measurable and controllable. In 2015 the standard was renewed and the new ISO 9001:2015 standard was published.
What is an ISO 9001:2015 quality management system?
An ISO 9001 QMS helps to support the goals of an organization by documenting the processes, procedures and responsibilities in order to implement the quality policy and achieve the objectives. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is based on eight quality management principles and defines the way an organization works to meet the requirements of its customers and partners:
- Focus on the customer.
- Involvement of employees.
- Process-based approach.
- Organizational context.
- Continuous improvement.
- Fact-based decision-making.
- Risk-based thinking.
What are the benefits of ISO 9001:2015 certification?
ISO 9001 certification helps organizations develop and improve performance and demonstrate high service quality when competing for contracts. Certification is granted after an audit has been successfully completed in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard and enables organizations to:
- work more efficiently;
- comply with legal and regulatory requirements;
- tapping into new markets;
- identify and address risks.