ISO9001:2008, embodying essence of modern management theories, is the modified version by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It applies to various organizations in different industries, which ensures quality activities by providing scientific and systematic management model. The core concept of “Customers Focus” and “ Process Reengineering” penetrates into every factor of the standardization, conductive to regulating internal management, improving quality standards, enhancing competitiveness, and achieving internationalization.
Characteristics of ISO9001: 2008
ISO9001:2008 is based on the following 8 principles of quality management:
◆Involvement of people
◆System approach to management
◆Factual approach to decision making
◆Mutually beneficial supplier relationships
It adopts the process approach of P(Plan)-D(Do)-C(Check)-A(Act), which enhances the compatibility with other environmental management systems and offers possibility to establish other management systems.
ISO14001:2004 is the appropriate and effective management standard for enterprises, who is seeking development and growth ,or planning to enter the first-class rank, or exhibiting outstanding image to the public, or conserving resources and controlling costs in a better way.
ISO14001:2004 applies to the Environmental Management System (EMS) of any organization worldwide. Through improvements of environment in organization activities, products and services, it can promote consciousness of environmental protection in enterprises and foster their good public image.
Characteristics of ISO 14001
◆ Focus on assessment and control with critical environmental aspects, ensure legal compliance, prevent the occurrence of environmental accidents and reduce environmental risks.
◆ Establish self-restraint mechanisms of environmental management. From the top management to each worker, everybody should take the initiative to protect the environment, improve the environment, establish the environmental awareness, and gradually affect related parties.
◆ Stressing the pollution prevention and continual improvement through PDCA management model. Establishing a mechanism to improve environmental performance and achieve environmental policy and commitment.
◆ It is compatible with ISO9000 and OHSMS18000, offering the possibility of integrated certification.
In people’s work, there are many potential hazard sources to deteriorate human health, destroy property or harm the environment. We need a scientific and effective management method to avoid such risks. OHSMS management system is the scientific management system, which can identify hazard sources effectively, thus control and avoid safety risks.
Through the professional survey and legal compliance appraisal, it is found out that hazard sources exist in products, services, activities and working environment. OHSMS18000 helps the organization formulate suitable controlling plans for hazard sources and risks, and establish the management system, involving organizational structure, duties & responsibilities, training, information communication, emergency preparedness & response, in order to sustainably improve the performance of occupational health and safety.
Characteristics of OHSMS18001
◆ Focus on identifying, assessing and controlling major hazard sources, emphasizing the legal compliance, to improve the capacity of occupational health and safety management continuously.
◆ Adopt systematic management mechanism, which is compatible with other management systems in big possibility and is applicable to various organizations.
◆ Adhere to the principle of “Implement on the voluntary base”, does not have the compulsory requirements for OHSMS performance and does not add or change the legal obligations of the organization.
◆ Emphasize on preventing occupational accidents and diseases and continuously improve the occupational health and safety management based on PDCA management mode.
ISO22000 is applicable to all the organizations on the entire food supply chain, from crop producers, raw material suppliers, food processors, service providers, suppliers of transport storage to retailers. And it also applies to relative industries, like food equipment, food packaging materials, food cleaning agents, food additives and other food ingredients, to ensure that the entire food chain is in compliance with food safety management.
Characteristics of ISO22000
◆ Integrated the standards and technical norms of food quality, health, hygiene and safety, which were adopted by the countries in the world, to provide the universal international standard.
◆ Extended the scope of food safety management system, put forward the food safety control requirements to the whole food chain, reflecting the new idea and new model of the whole process supervision from the farmland to dining table.
◆ Established the HACCP principle’s role in the food safety management system, making a prerequisite program to meet the basic requirements, as well as through the combination of operational program and HACCP plan to control the food safety hazards.
◆ Stressed the importance of internal and external communication among the organization to the food safety management.
◆ Established the traceability system and the recall mechanism of unsafe products, which fully reflects the ideas of modern food safety management ideas.
◆ With ISO9000 standards as a basic framework , ISO 22000 is helpful to be integrated with other management standards
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