August 11, 2017

ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 ‘Controlling your Documentation’ explained

Documents are overwhelming as they are; having to manage large quantities of documents ranging from compliance structures, regulations, guidelines and more makes it even more overwhelming and discouraging.
This is where software management systems come into play to help you manage the load.
Software management systems are the driving force behind increasing efficiencies in the workforce, where paperwork is necessary. Complying with regulatory guidelines such as ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015, creates additional work for already busy and time-poor managers.
The ISO 9001:2015 describes the requirements for quality management systems when an organisation:
a)  Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and
b) Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements
The ISO 14001:2015 describes the requirements for environmental management systems. It helps an organisation achieve the intended outcomes of its environmental management system, which provides value for the environment, the organisation itself and interested parties. Consistent with the organisation’s environmental policy, the intended outcomes of an environmental management system include:
  • Enhancement of environmental performance
  • Fulfilment of compliance obligations
  • Achievement of environmental objectives
Managing, reporting and analysing compliance across safety, environment, regulations, quality, stakeholders and obligations within your organisation is made easier when there’s a software system to help you carry the load of all your compliance requirements and paperwork.
The ability to ensure compliance and obligations are managed in an effective and efficient manner is essential to a successful operation. Failure to do so can see a loss of company licenses, personal liability, fines and possible imprisonment.
This is when a system solution like our INX Software Compliance solution makes things easier to understand and manage. This solution is supported and managed by our team of compliance professionals who ensure that role obligations and requirements are explained in an easy to follow manner.
Now you can manage your compliance reporting with ease, and track how compliant you are with our analytics and dashboarding extension INX +BI.

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