UKAS Accredited Certification - ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, NHSS, PAS2030

Potter Plant Hire

Thirsk based plant hire business have a system of success!

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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: […]

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Integrated Management Systems

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

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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 […]

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Management system training

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

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The deadline is looming, by September 2018, ISO 9001:2008 will no longer be valid. 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. Our clients have benefited from being an Ocean customer; where possible, we’ve ensured that they have moved onto […]

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ISO 14001

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

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The new Occupational Health and Safety standard, ISO 45001, is about to be released and will replace the existing OHSAS 18001. 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? Once ISO […]

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Ocean plans for ISO 27001 accreditation

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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. […]

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Forster Group’s QMS hits the mark

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Forster Group’s Quality Management System (QMS) was recently certified by Ocean Certification as being compliant with the International Standard EN ISO 9001:2015. The roofing and solar installation business, who cover one in five of Scotland’s new homes, passed with zero non-conformities. The Ocean Certification assessor, David Robinson was extremely complimentary and highlighted several areas of best practice […]

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MEP Consultants achieve BIM level 2 certification

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Black & White Engineering are design consultants who focus on Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health Engineering and operate in the UK and UAE. They were recently granted certification for both both BIM Level 2 and ISO 9001. Below is an an extract from the company’s news announcement by B&W QSE Manager, Phil Grant: B&W are proud […]

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Highway to success with NHSS

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Having recently achieved UKAS Accreditation to certify to the National Highways Sector Schemes (NHSS), North East firm, Ocean Certification – one of the UK’s leading UKAS accredited certification bodies – is already demonstrating the rewards and benefits that certification can bring to businesses in the sector. Wearmouth Construction and newly formed company Express Traffic Management […]

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David Lowery tells construction companies why SSIP is great for them

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OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety  – The only certification you need for SSIP recognition We have been receiving a number of enquiries regarding Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) so below are some answers to our most commonly asked questions. Can I obtain SSIP? Yes if you have OHSAS 18001 with Ocean Certification. We are a registered forum […]

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David Robinson answers your questions about the transition to ISO 9001:2015

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Ocean clients currently registered to ISO 9001: 2008 have a 3-year period to make the transition from the date of issue in September 2015 of the new standard. David Robinson answers your questions to assist you in the process of transition. What has changed in the new standard? The main changes relate to A high […]

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