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|Title:||Integrating ISO 9001 Quality Management system and ISO 14001 Environmental Management system for contractors|
|Authors:||Pheng, L.S. |
|Source:||Pheng, L.S., Tan, J.H.K. (2005). Integrating ISO 9001 Quality Management system and ISO 14001 Environmental Management system for contractors. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 131 (11) : 1241-1244. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2005)131:11(1241)|
|Abstract:||Previous studies between ISO 14001: 1996 Environmental Management Standard and the old ISO 9001: 1994 Quality Assurance Standard have found compatible requirements that warrant their integration. This study examines the compatibility of the revised ISO 9001: 2000 Quality Management Standard with ISO 14001: 1996 for the purpose of integration. A survey of 96 construction firms was conducted for those who were considering or were already ISO 14001: 1996 certified. Findings on the possibility/difficulty and benefits/costs of integration between ISO 14001: 1996 and ISO 9001: 2000 were obtained. Industry concerns relating to potential problems and implementation challenges were discussed. The study concludes that the revised ISO 9001: 2000 serves as an opportune platform for construction firms to consider certification to ISO 14000: 1996 through an integration exercise. © ASCE.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Construction Engineering and Management|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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