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  • ocean-iso14001

    Why choose an UKAS accredited certification body?

    Serious about your business? Then choosing an UKAS accredited certification body such as Ocean is must to assess your management systems. Here are five reasons why you should choose an UKAS accredited certification body and not be fooled into going for a ‘budget’ option of a non-accredited provider: #1 Reliability As an UKAS accredited certification […]

    04 Sep

  • Potter Plant Hire

    Thirsk based plant hire business have a system of success!

    Potter Plant Hire have successfully gained their UKAS accredited certificates in environmental, health and safety and quality standards. The firm that was established in 1994 and has steadily grown to become a national provider of plant hire and plans to continue to grow market share further across the UK. Giles Potter, Managing Director, tells us: […]

    10 Apr

  • Integrated Management Systems

    What is an “Integrated Management System” … and why they make sense

    What is an Integrated Management System? Where a company is committed to achieving certification to more than one standard, such as quality, health and safety or environmental, an Integrated Management System (IMS) is the simplest and most efficient solution. The most recent revisions of the ISO standards now include a high-level structure that allow for […]

    27 Mar

  • Management system training

    Ocean clients benefit from a seamless transition to ISO 9001:2015

    The deadline is looming, by September 2018, ISO 9001:2008 will no longer be valid and ISO 9001:2015 should be in place for any businesses wanting to maintain a certified quality management standard. And we’re delighted to report Ocean’s clients have either successfully transitioned or are planned in to move over in time for the deadline. […]

    06 Mar

  • ISO 45001 is replacing OHSAS 18001

    ISO 45001 is replacing OHSAS 18001 very soon, get prepared with Ocean

    The new Occupational Health and Safety standard, ISO 45001 is replacing OHSAS 18001. Are you ready? Here are some frequently asked questions about the new standard: We have OHSAS 18001 and still have over a year before it expires, do we need to transfer over to ISO 45001? The new standard was published in March […]

    27 Feb

  • ISO 27001 Information Security Management System

    Ocean plans for ISO 27001 accreditation

    Information security is becoming more critical than ever for a wide range of organisation types and we have received recent enquiries for certification to the ISO 27001 standard. Hence we are planning our application for UKAS Accreditation to offer this service to our clients. ISO 27001 is the internationally recognised standard for information security management proficiency. […]

    13 Feb