Certifications , Audit, Inspection :
A defined and documented procedure to identify the gaps in a business process process, of an organization.
A process where an functional expert or industrial expert, do identify the gaps in a business process, as per his understanding and expertise, with set of defined standards and tools.
System Certification :
A process where an organization, do follow systematic means to , first define and document their processes, procedures, process maps with defining templates, forms, reports, checklists (QMS), undergoes Audit, removes gaps and achieves the Certifications.
Now a days, industries can only survive , if they are following best practices, with state-of-the-art latest technological quality concepts , standardization with innovative methods, which is all about quality and management.
- Need of relevant system Standard
- Processes are identified & Documented as per standard
- QMS should be in place mapped with outcome of the business
- Regular gaps analysis (Audit), its monitoring & measurement
- So as to have defect free processes with continual improvement
- Trained Quality Professional
- Certified organization with rigorous implementation of QMS with audit, generates more quality in comparison to just certified.
Highly preferred – System Certifications :
ISO 9001:2015 QMS
is a widely used industrial certifications,which talks about basic quality policies , processes, procedures should exists in an organizations.
ISO 14001:2016 Environment
is a widely used environment certifications, which talks about following environment quality norms by an organizations.
ISO 45001 Health and Safety
is a widely used safety certifications, been widely used by industries and corporate, towards safety standardization.
ISO 13485 Medical Devices :
is a widely used certification for Medical Devices based organization towards standardization,
ISO 2000 IT System
is a IT System based Certifications, widely used in IT companies. The purpose of this certification is to strengthen quality at IT organizations .
ISO 22000 Food Safety
is a widely used certification for food industry towards food safety and quality management.
ISO 27001 ISMS Information Security Management system
is a widely used certification for industries and corporate where data and information is core critical. To safeguard the information and data, this certification is highly recommendable.
ISO 30001 Risk Management
is a widely used industrial certification, where the Risk is quite high and repetitive.
To reduce the routinely occurring risk, this standard based certifications is required.
ISO 50001 Energy Management
is a widely used certification for industries and corporate ,where the focus is to save the energy and work towards continual improvement of the organizations.
ISO/TS 22163:2017 IRIS Certification
ISO/TS 22163, Railway applications – Quality management system – Business management system requirements for rail organizations: ISO 9001:2015 and particular requirements for application in the rail sector, aims to help system integrators and equipment manufacturers in the rail sector make quality improvements through common best practices.
ISO/TS 22163 defines quality management system requirements for the rail sector that can be applied throughout the supply chain—including design and development, manufacturing, and maintenance.
ISO 29990:2010 Education & Training
ISO 29990 provides a unified standard for learning service providers, including corporations, vocational institutions, and life-long learning centres, around the globe.
GMP : GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) is a system for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards. It is designed to minimize the risks involved in Food and Drug production
GLP – Good Laboratory Practice
is a set of principles that provides a framework within which laboratory studies are planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported and archived. These studies are undertaken to generate data by which the hazards and risks to users, consumers and third parties, including the environment,
GLP regulations are applied to non-clinical safety of study items contained in pharmaceutical products, cosmetic products, veterinary drugs, devices as well as food additives. The purpose of testing these items is to obtain information on their safety with respect to human health and environment. GLP is also required for registration purpose and licensing of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, food additives, veterinary drug products and some bio-products
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) is a prevention-based food safety system. It provides a systematic method for analyzing food processes, determining the possible hazards and designating the critical control points necessary to prevent unsafe food from reaching the consumer.
ROHS – Restriction of Hazardous Substances
RoHS is the acronym for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. RoHS, also known as Directive 2002/95/EC, originated in the European Union and restricts the use of specific hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products. All applicable products in the EU market after July 1, 2006 must pass RoHS compliance.
SA 8000 certification is the Social Accountability System standard – companies of any size that wish to address the social and ethical aspects of their business. SA – System proves to customers that the company holds adequate provisions for the protection of workers’ rights. Further, it ensures ethical production of all goods manufactured by the company.
SA 8000 is the first auditable standard in this field. The initiative is based on the well-known ISO 9001/ISO 14001 certification structure, conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
ISO 10002 provides guidance on the process of complaints handling related to products within an organization, including planning, design, operation, maintenance, and improvement. The complaints-handling process described is suitable for use as one of the processes of an overall quality management system.
BIS Certification is a means for providing third party guarantee of quality, safety and reliability of products to the customer. BIS Certification is voluntary in nature; however, the Government of India has made BIS certification mandatory for certain products taking into consideration public health.
American Petroleum Institute (API) is the only national trade association representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry, which supports 10.3 million U.S. jobs and nearly 8 percent of the U.S. economy. API’s more than 625 members include large integrated companies, as well as exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply firms. They provide most of the nation’s energy and are backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 40 million Americans.
API Certification Programmes :
Organizations have the option to apply for one or a combination of any or all of the following certifications:
• API Monogram Licensing • API Spec Q1 Registration
• API Spec Q2 Registration • ISO 9001 Registration
• ISO 14001 Registration • OHSAS 18001
IATF 16949:2016 Automotive
IATF 16949:2016 represent technical specification documents towards Automotive standard QMS. ISO/TS 16949 (1st edition) was originally created in 1999 by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) with the aim of harmonizing the different assessment and certification systems worldwide in the supply chain for the automotive sector. Other revisions were created (2nd edition in 2002, and 3rd edition in 2009) as necessary for either automotive sector enhancements or ISO 9001 revisions. ISO/TS 16949 (along with supporting technical publications developed by original equipment manufacturers [herein referred to as OEMs] and the national automotive trade associations). In preparation for migrating from ISO/TS 16949:2009 (3rd edition) to this Automotive QMS Standard, IATF 16949, feedback was solicited from certification bodies, auditors, suppliers, and OEMs to create IATF 16949:2016 (1st edition), which cancels and replaces ISO/TS 16949:2009 (3rd edition).
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
AAR – Association of American Railroads
is an industry trade group representing primarily the major freight railroads of North America (Canada, Mexico and the United States). Amtrak and some regional commuter railroads are also members. Smaller freight railroads are typically represented by the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), although some smaller railroads and railroad holding companies are also members of the Association of American Railroads.
Industry preferred – Quality & Compliance Certifications