Why should cleaning companies be accredited to ISO 14001?


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


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


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?


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

Auva Aerospace brand is launched!


Since our aerospace accreditation success, we wanted to develop a new corporate image that was consistent with our Auva brand but was specific to our aerospace certification services. A brand is not just a logo but your business personality and should be easily recognised by your business network. We developed a number of designs and [...]

Auva Aerospace brand is launched!2023-04-11T08:31:46+01:00

Triple ISO certification success for Mac Zero in Northern Ireland


Robbie Henshaw, Auva Certification’s Chairman, was pleased to present County Tyrone based Mac Zero Modular Buildings with ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems, and ISO 45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems certifications. Offering modular building solutions, including design, manufacturing, groundworks and installation, Mac Zero is a specialist provider with a [...]

Triple ISO certification success for Mac Zero in Northern Ireland2023-04-12T03:38:53+01:00

Additional standards – are they worth the money?


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


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


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

UKAS ISO 17021 reassessment success!


UKAS has performed our reassessment for ISO 17021, which is the standard that allows us to issue accredited certificates for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001. On the 30th January our UKAS reassessment started, and over a four-day period a total of four auditors attended our office. Like all our clients, we get audited at [...]

UKAS ISO 17021 reassessment success!2023-04-11T07:04:23+01:00
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