What are ISO Standards?

ISO Standards stem from the International Organisation for Standardisation, which is an independent organisation that have developed Standards recognised at an international level. These Standards help ensure the quality, safety and security of products and services. Additionally, ISO supports innovation and sustainability, with many of the Standards contributing to global development goals.

What Standards are WorkSafe Guardian Certified for?

ISO31000: Risk Management Systsems

The Risk Management Standard provides a common approach to managing any type of risk, which can be used throughout the life of an organisation. It can also be applied to any activity, including decision-making at all levels. Being certified for Risk Management means WSG has an increased likelihood of achieving our objectives, and helps us identify and treat potential threats.

ISO9001: Quality Management Systems​

The Quality Management Standard provides an approach for improving an organisations overall performance and provides a sound basis for sustainable development initiatives. The standard of Quality Management lists principles that determines how quality is ensured. Following these principles helps ensure WSG customers receive the best products and services.

  • Customer focus
  • Leadership
  • Engagement of people
  • Process approach
  • Improvement
  • Evidence-based decision making
  • Relationship management
ISO14001: Environmental Management Systems

The purpose of the Environmental Management Standard is to provide organisations with a framework to protect the environment and respond to changing environmental conditions in balance with socio-economic needs. Certification for this standard provides assurance to internal and external stakeholders that WSG is always measuring and improving upon it’s environmental impact.

ISO45001: Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

The OH&S Management Standard exists to outline the importance of organisations being responsible for the occupational health and safety of workers and others who can be affected by its activities. The adoption of an OH&S management system ensures that WSG provides a safe and healthy workplace in order to prevent work-related injury and ill health. As part of the certification, WSG must continually improve our OH&S performance.

ISO/IEC27001: Information Security Management Systems

This Standard has been prepared to provide requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an information security management system. The importance of an information security management system is to preserve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data by applying a risk management process. By achieving this standard, WSG proves that the risk to information is capably managed.

Why is ISO Certification Important?

ISO Standards cover a huge range of activities, and are in place to ensure that all stakeholders of a business continue to feel protected. They guarantee consistency throughout every aspect of the business. 


Our certifications are proof that we abide by standards set forth by the International Organisation for Standardisation, as well as our commitment to business objectives like customer satisfaction, reliability and efficiency.

Standards are the distilled wisdom of people with expertise in their subject matter and who know the needs of the organisations they represent – people such as manufacturers, sellers, buyers, customers, trade associations, users or regulators.

To read more about ISO Standards, visit the ISO Website

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