Category: ISO 9001

WA Management blog posts relating to ISO 9001.

Consultant Q&A Blog: Kev

We’re back again with another Consultant Q&A! This time we’re chatting to Management Systems Consultant Kev about his role, goals, and recent lessons – keep reading to learn more. What are you finding most interesting in your role currently? Every client’s business is different, and the beauty is in the discovery: I love meeting with the […]

World Quality Week – The Importance of Leadership

This week is World Quality Week! This campaign hosted by Chartered Quality Institute celebrates the quality management profession and aims to raise more awareness about the role quality plays in organisational growth and prosperity. So we decided to get our Managing Consultant William to give us his thoughts…. Raising awareness of quality in the workplace […]

Week commencing 4th March – In the News

A ladder with green and yellow rungs.

Heavy fine after extensive HSE investigation On Monday, we reported on an extensive HSE investigation into a marine contractor, after a worker fell six metres from a ladder. The victim unfortunately sustained life-altering injuries to the neck and back, as well as extensive fractures to the ribs and hip. The investigation concluded that not enough […]

Week commencing 25th June 2018 – In the News

A field with the sun-setting in the background.

TUC issues Health and Safety advice for scorching summer temperatures As workers across the nation enjoy a rare and pleasant episode of gorgeous sunny weather, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) offers advice on what employers can do to protect their workforce. Here at WA Management, we echo the advice of drinking lots of fluids, wearing […]

October 2017 – In the News

Two workers on a construction site.

Fireworks in November Remember, remember the fifth of November, Fireworks, Bonfires, so hot, We see no reason Why Firework Season Should be such a dangerous lot! 990 injuries were caused in the UK last October and November as the result of improper safety measures around fireworks and bonfires. Enjoy the magic without the danger and […]

July 2017 – In the News

Metal stairs

Volvo goes electric across the board Carmaker Volvo has said all new models will have an electric motor from 2019. The Chinese-owned firm, best known for its emphasis on driver safety, has become the first traditional carmaker to signal the end of the internal combustion engine. It plans to launch five fully electric models between […]

July 2016 – In the News

Cycle symbol

Sports Direct Treats Workers “As Commodities Rather Than Human Beings” A report by the Business, Innovation and Skills committee has accused Sports Direct, one of Europe’s biggest retailers, of not treating its workers like humans, after an investigation revealed “extremely disturbing working practices” and serious health and safety breaches at the company’s Shirebrook Warehouse. MPs […]

Changes for 2015

The next 12 months will be a busy one for WA Management as changes are a foot across the board. The largest changes we expect are the revisions to the ISO 9001 standard and the CDM (Construction Design and Management) Regulations. Both are expected to be significant and will mean a large percentage of our […]

ISO 9001 Planned Changes

Many of our clients have implemented ISO 9001 to ensure they continue to meet the growing demands of clients who require ISO 9001 as part of the supplier approval process. Over the last few years ISo 9001 has been under revision with the new title ISO 9001:2015. The scheduled publication date is September 2015. The […]