ISO 9001 has become the standard to ensure a quality process regarding development, design, quality of service, and the production and installation of a product or service of any sector and company. It is an strategic decision for all kinds of organizations that is based on processes. It allows to improve customer satisfaction through suggested criteria. It provides management tools to define both quality policies and quality objectives. It also allows to measure, monitor, and improve process performance and product features as well as promoting continuous improvement within the organisation.
ISO 14001 allows to implement an environmental management system (EMS). Currently, all kinds of organizations are very interested in EMS because of the environmental impact that industrial activities can generate. It works according to a standard so as to measure performance regarding environmental controls while complying with the law. Consequently, it provides with a frame which in turn makes possible sustainable development in the long term through rules and guidelines to integrate environmental management practices such as environmental protection, waste reduction, efficient energy use and raw materials consumption savings.
OHSAS 18001 is the standard concerning safety and occupational health with specific implementation guidelines and requisites. They have been developed in response to clients that are interested in achieving measurable results as to safety and occupational health through risk management in accordance with the existing legislation and the promotion of best practices.