DQS: Global Presence – Local Expertise

DQS is one of the leading certification bodies for management systems worldwide. With 80 offices in 60 countries, and 2,500 auditors and experts worldwide, DQS is your trusted partner for sustainable success. DQS Holding, based in Frankfurt, provides the strategic leadership for all DQS offices worldwide. We strive for one common goal: to improve our customers’ management systems and organizational health by offering value-adding assessment services.

News from DQS


Expanding Recognition National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine in the International Accreditation Forum

The National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine reports that during the Joint IAF-ILAC Mid-Term Meetings, which took place from 4 to 11 April at Le Méridien Parkhotel in Frankfurt, Germany, it was decided to recognize the European Accreditation Cooperation (EA) for the


Published the first international standard in the field of occupational safety and security

After many years of discussions on the standard for occupational safety and health management systems, an international standard on this topic was published. The final version of the new ISO 45001 standard was submitted on March 12, 2018. A completely


DQS Compact announces ISO 45001 publication date!

This year’s first issue of DQS Group’s customer journal DQS Compact is just in time to announce the schedu led publication date of the new ISO 45001, which is going to replace BS OHSAS 18001 within the next three years,


ISO/FDIS 45001 approved for publication

The FDIS ballot achieved 62 votes of approval, 4 votes of disapproval and 9 abstentions, si is now approved for publication as an International Standard. ISO/FDIS 45001 has met the requirements of the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 1, clause 2.7.3 for


New draft of ISO 50001 energy management standard

Published in 2011, ISO 50001 is a proven framework, helping industrial facilities, commercial facilities, or entire organizations to manage energy – including all aspects of energy use. Like all International Standards, ISO 50001 has come under periodic review to ensure that it


Managing people – our most critical success factor

This year’s annual meeting of DQS group’s managing directors from 47 countries emphasized the importance of the most critical success factor for any service providing organization: people. For an international certification body, that means people in the global offices, both