At last! For years it has been difficult, often impossible, to establish the bona-fides of a certificate and claims of ISO certification have been difficult for customers to verify.
TQCSI has always published our clients’ certificates on our website and the JAS-ANZ Register has duplicated relevant information. But, incredibly, most other certification bodies and accreditation bodies have not embraced the 20th century miracle of the internet!
Finally, IAF has launched a new website database at https://www.iafcertsearch.org called ‘IAF CertSearch’ as an exclusive global database for accredited management system certifications.
When you decide your company will get certified against a new standard, you sign your team up to a project comprising multiple tasks and planning – a journey that tends to trigger some doubts and concerns.
Our in-house expert Carolin Arndt prepared this list of questions our clients usually ask when transitioning to the FSSC 22000 global scheme. Check out the FSSC FAQ:
TQCSI employees recently supported a new charitable enterprise called ‘Bake a Change’, which is selling cupcakes to give girls in developing countries a better chance at education.
For a school assignment called $20 Boss, three years 8 Henley High school students, Izzy, Anna and Tina, baked, decorated and sold cupcakes to a wide range of people to raise money for girl's education in developing countries. They started a small business and sold different types of cupcakes for $2.50 each and raised $473 altogether, which was the highest amount raised of all the teams taking part. TQCSI was one of the three locations the students sold their cupcakes at and our employees helped raise $140 for the charity ‘Do it in a Dress’ for which the girls are very grateful, and the cupcakes tasted great! Izzy said they also learned a lot about starting a business in the process.
More information can be found at www.onegirl.org.au/
Free Webinar: ISO 22000 to FSSC 22000
Craig Bates, President & Managing Director at TQCS International explains in this short lecture how FSSC 22000 is changing the industry with its positive impacts, and why your company might need it.
Understand how to get certified against this standard, and learn about the key steps needed to transition from ISO 22000 to FSSC 22000.
Some of the topics discussed in this short masterclass:
• New ISO 22000:2018 requirements
• ISO 22000:2005 to ISO 22000:2018
• New FSSC 22000:2018 requirements
• FSSC 22000 – Version 4.1 vs Version 5
• ISO 22000:2018 to FSSC 22000 (Version 5)
Learn more about FSSC 22000:
TQCSI has, this month, overtaken SAI Global as the largest JAS-ANZ accredited, management systems certification body in Australia!
From humble beginnings in Adelaide in 1995, TQCS commenced auditing and certifying Australian companies for their management systems. Now the Company has grown to become the country’s biggest management systems certifier operating throughout the world.
Congratulations TQCSI (China) for being approved by CNCA for auditing and certifying clients to ISO 27001 (Information security management systems - Requirements).
TQCSI is accredited by JAS-ANZ for certifying clients to ISO 27001 and can now do so in China having met all government requirements.
General Manager of TQCSI (China), Liu Changyi, took great pleasure in informing TQCSI's President, Craig Bates, of the milestone over the weekend. TQCSI (China) is expecting to roll ISO 27001 certification out to many of its existing ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 clients.
Who’d be in the food business with the plethora of regulatory, industry and customer standards, codes, audits and other pre-requisites to satisfy? Seems like you need a good full-time Compliance Manager just to keep up – and who can afford that?
That’s why the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) was established; to benchmark food safety programs, which organisations can implement with assurance that it will satisfy all of their major customers’ requirements. Superior organisations would simply require their suppliers to be certified to any one of those GFSI recognised certification programs.
TQCSI is pleased to announce Wayne Gobert OAM has joined the Company as an Area Manager and Auditor in the Sydney Region.
Wayne enjoyed a distinguished career in the Royal Australian Navy before he pursued human resources management. Since then he has enjoyed senior positions leading ‘People & Culture’ in major Australian organisations.
An Integrated Management System (IMS) Lead Auditor Course will be held at Quality House in Adelaide, South Australia, 9-13 September.
The five day course includes the following Exemplar Global TPECS Modules:
• Module AU – Auditing management systems
• Module QM – Auditing quality management systems (ISO 9001)
• Module EM – Auditing environmental management systems (ISO 14001)
• Module OH – Auditing OHS management systems (ISO 45001)
• Module TL – Leading auditing teams.
A Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Grant has been awarded to TQCSI by the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) on behalf of the Australian Government. The Grant is to facilitate TQCSI undertaking testing, evaluation, auditing, certification and systems assurance.
TQCSI will be the first Australian company to certify organisations to the ASD quality standards for the Aviation, Space and Defence (ASD) industries. Certification against the same standards will also be provided by TQCSI’s Indigenous arm, TQCSI-Yaran, the only Indigenous based certifier in Australia.
Our objective is to provide a reliable, no nonsense and simple auditing, inspection and certification process for organisations to assist in meeting their business objectives and continual improvement.
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