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Workplace Wellness – ISO 45001 and mental health

2024-02-09T07:52:57+00:00

Martin Graham explores how ISO 45001 goes beyond physical safety in its scope but also recognises that a healthy workplace extends to mental health considerations. ‘Health and safety’ for a lot of people, can conjure up visions of copious amounts of PPE, paperwork, training and checklists. Whilst there are elements of truth to this, the [...]

Workplace Wellness – ISO 45001 and mental health2024-02-09T07:52:57+00:00

Navigating change in AS9104

2024-02-09T07:43:45+00:00

The aerospace industry is constantly evolving, and along with that comes an evolution of the Aerospace Certification Scheme. Unlike most standards, the AS9100, AS9120 and AS9110 standards update regularly and more frequently the Accreditation standard that Certification Bodies work to. Auva is accredited to AS9104, which permits us to perform the Aerospace Scheme audits, and this is [...]

Navigating change in AS91042024-02-09T07:43:45+00:00

Why should cleaning companies be accredited to ISO 14001?

2023-08-24T02:17:21+01:00

Lead the way in sustainable cleaning - get ISO 14001 certified! ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an Environmental Management System. It maps out a framework to implement an effective environmental management system that enables cleaning companies to reduce their environmental impact, improve resource efficiency, reduce waste and drive down costs. With ISO 14001, you have [...]

Why should cleaning companies be accredited to ISO 14001?2023-08-24T02:17:21+01:00

ISO 14001 and the Waste Hierarchy: Prioritising Sustainable Waste Management in the UK

2023-04-19T05:28:32+01:00

Proper waste management is essential for protecting public health, preserving the environment, and conserving resources. In the UK, the Waste Hierarchy provides a framework for managing waste sustainably and efficiently, with five steps that guide waste management practices: Prevention, Preparation for Reuse, Recycling, Recovery, and Disposal. ISO 14001 is an internationally recognised standard for [...]

ISO 14001 and the Waste Hierarchy: Prioritising Sustainable Waste Management in the UK2023-04-19T05:28:32+01:00

Maximising efficiency and maintaining ISO 9001 certification with the 5S methodology

2023-04-12T03:48:47+01:00

The 5S principle, also known as the 5S methodology, is a powerful tool for businesses seeking to improve their efficiency and productivity while maintaining ISO 9001 certification. The 5S acronym stands for Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. This system was first developed in Japan and is now widely used in manufacturing [...]

Maximising efficiency and maintaining ISO 9001 certification with the 5S methodology2023-04-12T03:48:47+01:00

Electric vehicles for haulage – is it viable?

2023-04-11T08:25:05+01:00

With the strive to limit global warming to 1.5C and the goal of halving global emissions by 2030, we are seeing more and more electric cars on the road as well as large couriers changing their van fleets over to electric. Many people are still nervous about the current charging infrastructure and have range concerns, [...]

Electric vehicles for haulage – is it viable?2023-04-11T08:25:05+01:00

Additional standards – are they worth the money?

2023-04-11T08:22:20+01:00

We are often asked by new clients and existing clients - is it worth having more than one standard? For example, they have ISO 9001 (quality) and are thinking of adding ISO 14001 (environmental) or ISO 45001 (H&S). While we can’t answer this on a commercial level for each individual client as they will have a better [...]

Additional standards – are they worth the money?2023-04-11T08:22:20+01:00

Benefits of the OASIS Database

2023-03-06T10:23:08+00:00

The Online Aerospace Supplier Information System (OASIS) is a database managed by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) that provides several benefits to organisations in the aerospace and defence industry. Upon successful certification to AS9100 or AS9120, organisations will be entered into the database by Auva.  It is a mandatory requirement of the scheme [...]

Benefits of the OASIS Database2023-03-06T10:23:08+00:00

Benefits of achieving AS9100 certification

2023-02-27T04:38:16+00:00

AS9100 is a quality management standard specifically designed for the aerospace industry. It is an international standard recognised by major aerospace companies and organisations worldwide, including NASA, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)  and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Obtaining AS9100 certification demonstrates a commitment to quality and safety within the aerospace industry and [...]

Benefits of achieving AS9100 certification2023-02-27T04:38:16+00:00

Material testing in the aerospace sector

2023-02-01T05:07:34+00:00

Material testing in the aerospace sector is a crucial aspect of ensuring the safety and reliability of aircraft. The aerospace industry is constantly pushing the boundaries of materials technology, using new and advanced materials to create lighter, stronger, and more fuel-efficient aircraft. However, these materials must undergo rigorous testing to ensure that they can [...]

Material testing in the aerospace sector2023-02-01T05:07:34+00:00
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