>> The big three PVC pipe manufacture’s of Australia(Pipe Makers, Iplex Pipelines and Vinidex) have recently gained certification to Best Environmental Practice.
WaterMark Level 1Product are certified to system 5 as per ISO/IEC Guide 67, where products are tested for compliance to given standard and manufacturing site audited annually to verify ongoing compliance to product quality.
WaterMark Level 2
Products are certified to ISO/IEC Guide 67, system 1B. This level of certification is for products classified as low level risk. The products are assessed for compliance as per the following;
Review of type test report from an independent laboratory accredited to ISO 17025
Evaluation of product
Evaluation of marking proposal
Unlisted Product – AS 5200.000Any products which are not listed in AS 5200.000 can be certified by ApprovalMark under ISO/IEC Guide 67, system 5.
ISO 9001ISO 9001: is the most recognised management standard in the world today. The system outlines to provide the following to organisations who seeking to accreditation to this standard;
Help to continually improve its system through continuous improvement method
Develop your process to deliver quality and services your clients
Provides mechanism to establish partnership with your stakeholders
ISO 14001ISO 14001: is the standard for Environment Management System, where organisations are controlling and minimising its impact on the environment.
The benefits of ISO14001 are as follows;
Reduce waste and minimise its impact on environment
Creates good corporate image to its client and community
Increase profits through planned and systematic approach to environmental management system
AS/NZS 4801 & ISO18001: Occupational and Health and SafetyIn today’s world, it is essential to provide safer and healthier work place environment for everyone. Obtaining OHS certification assures your stakeholders, including your customers are not only protected but helps the organisations to meet its legal requirement and enhance its reputation.
ISO 27001 – Information Systems – Security techniques – Information Security Management Systems – RequirementsIt provides systematic approach to reduce the risks of any information valuable to the organisation
It protects the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information
Lowering the costs of avoided risks
ISO 13485 – Medical Device – Quality Management SystemIt provides organisation with effective management system to meet its regulatory requirement, such Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA).
Benefits of having ISO 13485 accreditation as per below; Assures the safety of medical provided to your customers Meet regulatory requirements such as FDA, TGA or European Union Enhance the reputation of your product produced and protect your brand name
Independent Batch Release TestingApprovalMark International provides third party independent batch release testing on products manufactured to verify continual ongoing compliance of the product. The products are selected independently by ApprovalMark from single batch or production run and tested against the product standard for compliance.
So if your product does fall under any standard or if you seeking to gain that edge with extra certification then get your products through independently batch release testing and provide your customers with confidence of your quality product and create a strong brand name in the market place to gain the edge.