PRLog - Jan. 23, 2013 - VIENNA, Austria -- WINS announced today that it has received ISO 9001 certification after a months-long process that involved careful analysis of all of its business processes. WINS’ goal in pursuing certification was to better understand and meet the needs of its members while demonstrating commitment to quality, accountability and continuous improvement in carrying out its mission.
World Institute for Nuclear Security
The term ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization. ISO 9001 is designed to help organisations ensure that their quality management system (QMS) and processes meet the needs of their customers and other stakeholders. Certification, which must be renewed at regular intervals, means that an independent registrar has audited an organisation’
According to Roger Howsley, WINS’ Executive Director, “WINS exists to share best practices for nuclear security management and therefore has to set its own high standards for operations and services. The ISO award is testimony to our professional attitude and focus on service.”
To achieve certification, WINS developed a written QMS manual that describes its management commitment and responsibilities;
The World Institute for Nuclear Security (http://www.wins.org/