Remote consultancy

Complete ISO Management Systems Online with easy steps

Now adays many organizations are relying on remote working using conferencing facilities like Microsoft Teams,

AGATS assent are no different and over many years we’ve used remote tools to complete internal audits for organizations across the middle east.

The attitude towards remote consultancy and auditing is changing. While some standards have specific on-site demands, such Physical Security in ISO 27001 and Site Safety in ISO 45001, the vast majority of other ISO requirements can easily be satisfied through screen-sharing and video calls.

1. Start Remote ISO Implementation

AGATS consultancy teams have access to several conferencing facilities, and we utilize cloud-based collaboration tools, so an implementation project starts with a phone call.

From day one to fully scope your management system. This means understanding what you do, how many people perform each activity, any legal or regulatory requirements and where you operate.

Even if you are working from home, it’s important to include any office, factory or warehouse that you might be returning to.

2. Remote Project Management for ISO

AGATS building a project plan from several established templates using our online project management tool. Clients are invited to join the tool where they will see a number of tasks laid out through the course of the project.

Many of tasks require such as policy, procedure, process or other documentation that you may not have already. Don’t worry about this. AGATS will help you to produce these from drafts and examples we already have. Part of our job is to help you understand how the requirements of the ISO standard relate to your business, and build a bespoke ISO Management System that works for you.

3. Remote Internal Audits

Internal Audits require sampling to produce objective evidence that your management system is running effectively to meet your objectives.

Many of these samples can be taken remotely, through screen-sharing or by providing our consultants with access to your systems, such as Sharepoint or a CRM.

All the evidence captured during an audit is confidential and our report review procedure ensures that reports only contain the information needed to complete the audit.

Internal audits help your organization to check that the quality system is working, avoiding non-conformances arising at Certification stage.

If we are unable to access your physical sites at the time of the internal audit, it is possible to delay those areas to later on in the audit cycle.

4. Remote Management Review

Holding meetings via remote conferencing facilities is now commonplace in business-as-usual, so completing the management review requirement is easily done.

Having the right attendance at this meeting is important and it could include people in leadership positions from various departments.

5. Certification

Once we have worked together to implement your ISO Management System, it’s time to bring the impartial ANAB Accredited Certification Body in to complete an external audit and issue your ISO Certificate.

Assent will guide you through the process of choosing a Certification Body and making arrangements to audit your ISO Management System.

6. Conclusion

an ISO Management System Remotely is achievable and Assent will support you every step of the way. Now could be the best time to turn your attention to that ISO Certification that you’ve been meaning to arrange!