Category Archives: Integrated Management System

Appropriate measures for permitted facilities that take non-hazardous and inert waste – Wiser responds on behalf of its clients

To determine support for the appropriate measures for permitted facilities that take non-hazardous and inert waste, the EA launched a public consultation. The consultation sought to understand if the guidance would modernise non-hazardous and inert waste sector operations and create clarity. The team at Wiser have reviewed the newly published draft proposals and submitted a…

The advantages of a remote IMS audit

Future-proofing businesses, Wiser Environment highlights the many advantages of a remote IMS audit. COVID-19 has had an unintentional positive impact on the IMS auditing sector.  Movement restrictions have compelled conformity assessment bodies to utilise remote auditing methods. As a result, businesses are now receiving a service that has greater added value and specialisation. Shaking up…

Management system remote auditing during COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has brought immense challenges; forcing businesses to adapt quickly. This is also true for those operating within the certification industry. In response, UKAS has empowered assessment bodies to use technology that enables management system remote auditing. Wiser Environment has recently successfully run a remote ISO certification audit with BSI on behalf of…

Wiser ISO and OHSAS certifications expanded and renewed

Wiser Group’s management system certifications have been renewed until 2022 and expanded to incorporate Wiser Training and its WAMITAB approved assessment centre. Extensive audit of integrated management system Extensively audited by ISOQAR, the group retains ISO 14001 (environmental management system), ISO 9001 (quality management system) and OHSAS 18001 (occupational health & safety management systems) for…

Group transitioned to new ISO standards

Wiser Group has transitioned to the new ISO 9001 and 14001 standards that were published in September 2015. The revised quality management and environmental management standards are less prescriptive than their predecessors, are focused more on performance and outcomes and are designed to be easily integrated with other management systems. ISO 9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 replace…

Gearing up for new health & safety ISO

Wiser Environment is gearing up to advise clients on implementation of the new BS ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems standard published in March 2018. ISO 45001 aims to improve health & safety in the workplace and reduce the thousands of lives lost each year from accidents or fatal diseases linked to work…