Our range of the ‘Understanding the International Standard' reports provide a detailed analysis and interpretation of the ISO Standards for quality occupational health and safety, and environment management systems, and auditing guidelines.

These reports are essential reading for management systems auditors, quality, occupational health and safety and environmental professionals working with ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 19011 and ISO 9004.

The following reports are available free for members to download, and for purchase for non-members.

ISO 9001:2015 - Understanding the International Standard

A detailed, 90-page report which analyses and interprets the quality management systems standard and offers practical recommendations.

ISO 45001:2018 - Understanding the International Standard

A detailed, 60-page report which analyses and interprets the occupational health and safety management systems standard and offers practical recommendations

ISO 14001:2015 - Understanding the International Standard

A detailed, 54-page report which analyses and interprets the environmental management systems standard and offers practical recommendations.

ISO 19011:2018 - Understanding the International Standard

A detailed, 72-page report which analyses and interprets the guidelines for auditing management systems standard and offers practical recommendations.

ISO 9004:2018 – Achieving Sustained Success – The CQI Guide

A detailed, 60 page guide which analyses and interprets the quality management guidance document and offers practical recommendations.

Annex SL Briefing Note

Annex SL is an exclusive briefing note outlining the implications of Annex SL and what it means in practice for your organisation. The topics covered include an overview of Annex SL, including the high-level structure and identical core text, and its applicability to new and revised management systems standards.