Asset Management System Certification
Businesses need to protect the value of their physical and non-material assets. By certifying to ISO 55001 Asset Management System, your organization can lower costs, maximize return in investment (ROI) and optimize growth throughout the asset life cycle.
Helping companies protecting their assets
Companies are expected to rigorously and proactively manage their physical and non-physical assets throughout their life cycle. From machinery, to intellectual property, to vehicles and buildings, assets must be safeguarded, to maintain value and ensure customer trust and personnel safety.
To help companies protect their assets, WECERT offers certification to the ISO 55001 standard, an internationally recognized Asset Management System. With ISO 55001, you can set priorities for asset management that balance cost efficiency and risk, and embed a culture of continual improvement throughout your organization.
PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS’ ASSETS
ISO 55001 enables companies to manage their assets responsibly and effectively throughout their life cycle. By certifying to ISO 55001, organizations can safeguard a variety of assets, identifying risks and implementing company-wide policies and procedures for asset protection.
ISO 55001 Asset Management System can be used by any organization with a portfolio of physical or intangible assets to manage. By establishing an asset management policy, companies can define responsibilities, allocate resources, facilitate communications, manage changing portfolios and evaluate performance for continual improvement.
Certification by WECERT is a strong indication of your company’s commitment to excellence and reliability. ISO 55001 certification enhances your reputation by offering transparency to your stakeholders, while embedding asset management best practices in your company culture.
Improved stakeholder relationships
Improve the perception of your organization with staff, customers and suppliers.
Improved Risk Management
Greater consistency and traceability of products and services means problems are easier to avoid and rectify.
Reduced Operating Costs
Continual improvement of processes and resulting operational efficiencies mean money saved.
Avoid downtime and financial losses with effective management of risk, emergency preparedness and contingency planning.
What is ISO 55001 ?
Assets come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing is for certain all organizations have assets. Assets can be a competitive advantage or can drain your organization’s resources. That’s why it is important to manage your assets effectively and achieving ISO 55001 certification can do just that. ISO 55001 is especially relevant in industries that are capital intensive, have significant physical assets to manage and have high fixed costs. This can include utilities, heavy and light manufacturing, distribution, construction, property management and transportation.
Complete a Quote Request Form so that we can understand your company and requirements. You can do this by completing either the online quick quote or the online formal quote request form. We will use this information to accurately define your scope of assessment and provide you with a proposal for certification.
Once you’ve agreed your proposal, we will contact you to book your assessment with an WECERT Assessor. This assessment consists of two mandatory visits that form the Initial Certification Audit. Please note that you must be able to demonstrate that your management system has been fully operational for a minimum of three months and has been subject to a management review and full cycle of internal audits.
Following a successful two stage audit, a certification decision is made and if positive, then certification to the required standard is issued by WECERT. You will receive both a hard and soft copy of the certificate. Certification is valid for three years and is maintained through a programme of annual surveillance audits and a three yearly recertification audit.