ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION IN KUWAIT

ISO 9001 Certification Kuwait

ISO 9001 certification (Quality Management System)

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized standard published by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for building and implementing the Quality Management Systems (QMS) in an organization. It is the most popular QMS standard in the world. The ISO 9001 Certification In Kuwait is a powerful tool for business improvement, and provides a strategy direction for enabling you in consistently meeting the regulatory requirements as well as customer expectations. It has been adopted by a majority of organizations across the world and is being used by businesses to monitor, manage and improve the quality of their products and services on a regular basis.

Benefits of ISO 9001 certification

Helps you in meeting your customer’s expectations. 
Helps maintain the quality of your products. 
Increases the market share and profit potential.
Identifying and solving problems quickly and efficiently.
Improves the performance of the business. 
Improves employee engagement and retention
Makes you eligible to apply for the public sector.
Helps you in gaining competitive edge in the market.

ISO 9001 was first published in 1987 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which has a membership of more than 160 countries worldwide. The standard was later updated in 1994, 2000, 2008, and again in 2015. Currently, it is named as ISO 9001:2015 as per the latest revision.

For whom ISO 9001:2015 Certification is beneficial?

ISO 9001:2015 applies to any organization, irrespective of its size or sector. More than one million organizations from across the world have adopted the ISO 9001 standard requirements for their quality management systems. 

Using ISO 9001 standards benefits the organizations of all sizes and sectors in the following ways: 
To systemize their processes
For better efficiency of processes
Constant improvement.
Satisfaction of customers
Fulfilling the requirements of QMS
Boosting reputation in the market.

Principles of ISO 9001:2015 Standard

customer focus
leadership
engagement of people
process approach
continual improvement
evidence-based decision making
and relationship management

 

There are numerous procedures that a company needs to follow in order to get ISO 9001 certified. 

  1. FILL OUT THE APPLICATION FORM:

During the application process, you are required to provide details about your business and certification requirements to the certification body.

  1. REVIEW OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS:

The technical team at SIS Certifications will review and verify the   specific details provided by you in the request form. The customer is then obliged to accept and sign the certification proposal.

  1. BEGINNING OF THE CERTIFICATION AUDIT:

Beginning a certification audit involves two phases: 

Stage 1 is documentation audit and Stage 2 is Primary Audit.

  • Phase 1 (DOCUMENTATION AUDIT)- At this stage, the auditor of the certification body verifies the preparedness of the organisation for stage 2 audit based on procedures.
  • Phase 2 (PRIMARY AUDIT)- This verifies the extent of the fulfilment of the standard requirements.
  1. CLOSURE OF NON-CONFORMANCES:

After the non-conformances identified by the ISO auditor, you must implement measures to close them.

  1. ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATION:

When all non-conformances are closed and all findings are documented in the ISO review report, the concerned body, such as SIS Certifications, will provide you with the required ISO certification.

  1. SURVEILLANCE AUDITS:

This is an audit that is performed periodically to ensure that your management system continues to meet the requirements between audits.

It must be noted that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) does not certify, it just publishes the ISO standards. An external body performs the certification. SIS Certifications is one such body which has a reputation for being one of the best in the world. Our vast pool of auditors is recognized for their expertise in comprehensively auditing the compliance of your management systems against the required standards and awarding you with the certifications at the end. The smoothness in the process, our integrity, and our commitment to deadlines make us stand apart from other certification bodies.

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ISO 9001 is characterized as the worldwide standard that determines the necessity for a Quality management systems(QMS). Organizations use the norm to show the capacity to reliably give items and administrations that meet client and administrative Requirements. It is the most famous norm in the ISO 9000 series and the main norm in the series to which associations can ensure.
It assists organizations with guaranteeing their customers get top notch products and services, which in turn brings many advantages including fulfilled customers, executives and employees. It indicates the necessities for a viable quality management and administrative framework, organizations track down using the standards helps them- 1. Put together a QMS 2. Make fulfilled and satisfied customers , the executives , the management and the employees 3. Persistently improve their processes 4. Save costs
First released in 1987, ISO 9001 was revised in 1994, 2000 and 2008. The latest version was released in September 2015. The ISO 9001:1994 standard included amendments to improve design and development clause control and further clarifications. The 1994 series also made some minor changes to the role of ISO 9002 and 9003.The purpose of the revision of ISO 9001:2008 was to clarify the issues raised by the application of ISO 9001:2000.
ISO 9001 is a worldwide standard for the implementation of Quality management systems within an organization. It assists organizations in order to combat corruption and the development of prevention and mitigation strategies. It may take about 15 to 60 days to receive this certificate.
There are no predefined costs associated with ISO 9001 certification. It depends on various factors, such as the complexity of your business, the total workforce, the number of branches, the location of the branch, etc. Once you have made your decision for the certificate, you need to contact a certification body that will analyze the above factors and cite a price for you.