GLS Industry Certification
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY STANDARDS
From SME’s to large enterprises to registered charities and government departments. Find the relevant certification services for your needs.
The global construction industry is one of the most lucrative and competitive. To successfully bid on projects, construction firms must run an efficient operation, one that is proactive about safety and sustainability, and flexible enough to respond to evolving industry demands.
Certification to any of several ISO standards is one of the best investments a construction firm can make. Certified construction contractors have built-in credentials that will help them grow their business, mitigate compliance and liability risks, and run a leaner, more responsive operation overall.
Engineering and management firms face a set of highly specific challenges, including a complex regulatory landscape and increasing competition in a global marketplace.
No matter the size of your organization, or the specific industries you serve, you can benefit from certification to one or several quality management system standards.
ISO certification gives you a competitive edge when entering new markets, as it represents a known and trusted standard of quality. Implementing an ISO-certified manufacturing or engineering management system can also help you
GLS provides a range of services to assist public sector departments to improve performance. The broad range of activities and the huge sums of money spent make the public service sector both unique and subject to ever closer control. The requirement for delivering customer value at reasonable cost is of critical importance.
Many departments achieve this through use of international standards such as ISO 9001, which provides a framework for the effective and efficient delivery of services.
The environment and health and safety are also important in the delivery of public services and measures to reduce risk are essential. Management systems standards such as ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 are playing an increasingly important role in public sector management.
Some of the ways an ISO certified management system can benefit organizations both internally and in serving the public sector include
With more organizations providing more services than ever before, management systems have been continuously finding their way into the lexicon of service providers. From back-office business support, to high tech outsourcing and on to customer-facing applications, the service industry abounds with special and unique needs for management systems.
GLS is particularly well-positioned to help interpret the standards of interest to this broad market and has auditors familiar and comfortable with service environments. No tangible product? – No problem.
MEDICAL DEVICE STANDARDS
The medical device industry is responsible for the design and manufacturing of a wide range of products used to diagnose and treat illnesses and improve health in patients. Products range from imaging equipment to artificial joints and other implants. Top players in the medical device industry bring in billions of dollars in revenue every year.
Because medical devices are essential tools for healthcare, and because these devices have direct impacts on public health and quality of life, their safety is imperative. To create desirable outcomes for all parties and prevent device recalls, companies must follow relevant medical device manufacturing standards. These standards help ensure that a manufacturing or design process can consistently produce the quality required to serve patients and healthcare professionals
FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY STANDARDS
A robust and well-managed food chain is essential to the health and well-being of all consumers and is fundamental to social and economic stability. This makes food safety a critical issue that must be managed effectively throughout the food chain, from farm to fork.
The consequences of food-borne illness can be devastating, both for the consumer and for retailers and other organizations in the supply chain. Failing to meet industry standards for food safety can result in prosecution, product recall, lost opportunities and negative publicity. In addition to food safety, the global food chain has significant impact on the environment and on the health and safety of its employees.
To meet obligations to the public and stay competitive, food and beverage companies throughout the food chain must meet high expectations for quality and safety. Certification to food and beverage industry standards can help organizations maintain legal compliance, satisfy customers, improve their brand reputation and more.
AEROSPACE INDUSTRY STANDARDS
The aerospace industry is an ever-evolving field thanks to recent and upcoming advancements in technology. Science will continue to provide us with more powerful and efficient ways to explore the skies and outer space of our world. As a result, companies in the industry must conform to the demands of shifting safety and quality standards.
The standards for aerospace operations cover many different variables in the industry, including equipment management, airport safety, dealing with fraudulent purchases and more. Such regulations ensure the highest level of safety and productivity for individuals who work in astronautics, military aircraft or other aerospace organizations.
ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION
ISO 9001, TL9000 and ESD S20.20 are often basic requirements for contracts. Let GLS help you incorporate these requirements and assist in providing objective evidence to customers of your organization having come up to speed.
Voice, data, video and wireless technologies are rapidly coming together in today’s converged communications marketplace. As more and more organizations become part of the dynamic communications network they quickly realize that standardization, planning and continual improvement are key requirements to ensure functionality, interoperability and reliability.
Management systems such as ISO 9001, TL 9000, and ESD S20.20 are basic requirements for many contracts these days. Additional electronics management systems, including but not limited to ISO 14000 and ISO 27001, provide further control over people and processes, improving quality, environmental components, safety and other benchmarks. Specific ways these and other systems can help include