Health and Safety

Majority of workplace fatal injuries from agriculture, construction and waste sectors


Annual statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of ‘Workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain 2021’, were published on 7 July 2021. The report provides headline numbers on workplace fatal injuries resulting from a work- related accident that were reported to enforcing authorities in 2020/21. It includes both fatal injuries to workers [...]

Majority of workplace fatal injuries from agriculture, construction and waste sectors2021-07-22T06:16:25+01:00

Auva Certification features in IOSH magazine


We are delighted to have been featured in IOSH magazine online and newsletter! Paula Brady, chief operations officer at Auva Certification NI/ROI, has recently written an article titled ‘ISO Certification in a Covid Climate’ discussing whether the pandemic has prompted better methods for auditing management systems. The article appeared online on 30th April and [...]

Auva Certification features in IOSH magazine2021-05-18T05:55:05+01:00

Protect your people now and in the post pandemic future with ISO 45001


Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, employers have had to face huge challenges and one that has been magnified is managing risk in the workplace. With some staff working from home, and others in key worker roles still in the workplace, employers have had to manage health and safety risks both on and off site, as [...]

Protect your people now and in the post pandemic future with ISO 450012021-03-04T06:44:36+00:00

Risk based thinking – What is it?


Risk based thinking seeks to ensure that preventive actions are embedded within your operations and management system. It is a systematic and proactive approach to determining, assessing and addressing risk. It should not be a separate component of your management system, rather applied at every stage and by everyone. It enables your organisation to [...]

Risk based thinking – What is it?2020-11-24T19:39:03+00:00

How to Choose an ISO Consultant


Many organisations will choose an iso consultant to help implement and maintain an ISO Management System such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001.  They will do this for a number of reasons but mostly because it's quicker and cheaper in the long run than trying to educate yourself internally. Choosing an iso consultant can [...]

How to Choose an ISO Consultant2020-06-30T11:22:12+01:00

Auva announces ‘Covid-19 Independent Review’ to support businesses


As many organisations across the UK return to work, business owners have a duty under legislation to adhere to the ‘Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)’ government guidelines published on 11 May 2020 and updated on 29 May 2020. Our ‘Covid-19 Independent Review’ offers businesses an independent review and verification of their compliance to the [...]

Auva announces ‘Covid-19 Independent Review’ to support businesses2020-06-19T11:17:52+01:00

How Important are Suppliers to the Success of your Business?


Suppliers are an asset to the success of any business but are often thought of as an outsider, someone not to focus on and are there to service you.  I am not talking about electricity or utility suppliers, or the suppliers who send you office supplies, I am talking about those that have an [...]

How Important are Suppliers to the Success of your Business?2020-06-30T11:22:59+01:00

Working from Home


Over the last few weeks, the industry of third-party assessing has adopted a process of working from home. I have been safely working from home, conducting remote audits, for four weeks now. Here are some of my experiences so far and hopefully some tips for a better workflow! 1. Make use of web meeting applications [...]

Working from Home2020-04-29T15:14:06+01:00

Is ISO Certification Worth It?


Is ISO Certification worth it? might be one of those million dollar questions but in reality it's more of a "work in, work out" answer. ISO Certification is either a pass or fail situation, there is no gold, silver or bronze ranking but there should be.  With ISO Certification there is an acceptable bar that [...]

Is ISO Certification Worth It?2020-04-17T11:46:20+01:00

Where to get ISO 9001 Certification


There are many different places where you can get ISO 9001 Certification and you need to choose carefully as all are not the same. There are two key avenues to first choose from; Accreditation or Non-Accredited. Accredited ISO Certification is when you use a Certification Body who are accredited to deliver the service by an [...]

Where to get ISO 9001 Certification2020-04-16T09:23:40+01:00
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