ISO Certification in USA

ISO Certification in USA

iso certificationISO Certification is a Management System Certification, the organization adopts the specific Management System Standard for implementation in the organization as per organization’s requirements and Management Decisions. The Management System Standard are published by international organization of Standardization (ISO), which widely adopted by the organization for implementation and ISO Certification. There are Many Standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001, ISO 22000 which are most widely used by industry for ISO Certification in USA (United States of America).

 

ISO Certification Standards and its specific requirements

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 Standard – ISO 9001 Standard is a Quality Management System Standard the organization adopt this ISO 9001 Standard for enhancement of overall performance of the organization, meeting market challenges, enhancement of Customer Satisfaction, enhancement of credibility of organization among the customer and after all getting ISO 9001 Certification.

 

ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001 Standard – ISO 14001 Standard is an Environmental Management System Standard the organization adopt this ISO 14001 Standard for enhancement of overall antienvironmental performance, reduce the impact of significant environmental aspects and meeting the compliance obligations and getting ISO 14001 Certification.

 

ISO 45001 :2018

ISO 45001 Standard – ISO 45001 Standard is an Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard. This standard has replaced OHSAS 18001 after the publication of   ISO 45001:2018 Standard.  ISO 45001 Standard is adopted by the for enhancement of Occupational Health Safety at work place by providing health Safety at work place to employee, worker, visitors by controlling the Significant OHS Hazards in the organization, reduce the accident, incident at site / work place, improving the OHS performance of the organization and meeting the OHS compliance & Legal requirements and getting ISO 45001 Certification.

 

ISO 22000 :2018

ISO 22000 Standard – ISO 22000 Standard is a Food Safety Management System Standard. This standard is adopted by the for implementation and ISO 22000 Certification of the organization – who are into the Food Supply Chain Business organization for enhancement of Food Safety in the entire supply Chain and meeting the Food Safety regulation & Legal requirements compliances.

 ISO 27001 :2013

ISO 27001 Standard – ISO 27001 Standard is An Information Security Management System Standard. This standard is adopted by the organization for enhancement of Information Security management by addressing the potential Information Security Risk within the organization, its process, product activities and proper Risk Treatment. The ISO 27001 Certification of the organization may build the confidence of interested party including customers that the organization is complying the information security requirements and being certified by accredited ISO Audit Agency.

 

HACCP

HACCP is a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points – The HACCP principles are implementation in the organization for the Food Safety. HACCP Certification is a verification HACCP Compliance in the organization based on compliance the organization awarded for Compliance of HACCP Certification. This HACCP Certification will help the organization enhancement of Food Safety of the Products and customer Satisfaction.

 

ISO Certification Process

When the organization is planning for getting ISO Certification for their organization, first of all the organization select the particular Management System Standards (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001, ISO 22000 etc). Once the Management System Selected by the organization as per the requirements.  for ISO Certification the organization first of all develop the required documentation such as

  • Policy, Procedures
  • Records of Monitoring
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Review meeting

Once documentation and implement are completed apply to ISO Certification Body in Unites States of America (USA ) or  any of the suitable 50 sates of USA  (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio ,Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin & Wyoming).

Summaries the ISO Certification process at Glance

  • Development of Documents
  • Implementation
  • Training
  • Monitoring
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Review meeting
  • Apply to ISO Certification Body
  • Onsite Audit by ISO Auditor
  • Award of ISO Certification.

 

Benefits of ISO Certification

There are many benefits of ISO Certification to organization for the different management System Standard. But the most common benefits of ISO Certification are

  • Enhancement of performance
  • Enhancement of Customer Satisfaction
  • Compliance to Legal Requirements
  • Enhancement of Productivity
  • Enhancement of Credibility
  • Opportunity of New Potential Business