ISO 14001:2015 . . . Are you prepared?
ISO 14001 has undergone the most significant change seen in a decade. With the new standard published on 15 September 2015, LRQA can provide various training and certification services to help you smoothly transition to the new standard.
Annex SL (the new high level structure and common text for all new and revised ISO standards) is the single biggest change to the ISO 14001:2015 document.
This new structure is driving the incorporation of your environmental management system into the strategic thinking of your organisation with an increased responsibility on leadership.
What’s being revised?
Amongst the areas of the standard that have been revised or now contain more specific information, you should be paying attention to a] increased emphasis on top management engagement with ISO 14001 (clause 5), b] policy (clause 5.2), c] communication (clause 7.4), d] documented information (clause 7.5), e] performance and evaluation (clause 9), and f] management review (clause 9).
How LRQA can help?
Our range of ISO 14001:2015 services have been designed to make your transition to the new standard as seamless as possible and include:
ISO 14001:2015 Transition club. LRQA Launched their transition support club at the beginning of ISO 14001 revision process. Free to join members will receive regular news and updates, free advice, training and certification support, priority booking for transition training courses and free webinars.
ISO 14001:2015 Gap analysis. LRQA can support you during your transition journey by offering you a gap analysis visit. This optional visit offers you reassurance that your management system meets the new standard requirements.
ISO 14001:2015 Training. LRQA has developed training courses to help you smoothly transition to the new standard and includes in-house management briefings, transition planning and facilitated workshops.
ISO 14001:2015 Certification. LRQA was the first to gain UKAS-accreditation to ISO 14001 and are expertly placed to provide your organisation with the latest certification to ISO 14001:2015.