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11
Sep
2020

Training of managers in Ukraine

In the Pedagogical Newspapers of UKRAINE № 4 (278) JULY – AUGUST 2020, under the heading “Quality of Education”, an article by Petr Kalita, President of the Ukrainian Association for Excellence and Quality – “Training of managers in Ukraine” was …

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25
Aug
2020

Certification of LLC «METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine»

In August 2020, LLC METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine was audited by LLC DQS CERTIFIC UKRAINE on behalf of the certification body DQS GmbH in order to certify the management system for compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 and ISO …

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14
Jul
2020

“Semenovsky Elevator” has passed certification of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 22000

Auditors of DQS CERTIFIC UKRAINE LLC on July 8-10 2020 conducted a certification audit of Semenivskyi Elevator LLC, Zerno-Agrotrade LLC in accordance with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 22000. SE “Semenivsky Elevator” LLC …

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02
Jul
2020

Sedex has created its own remote audit program

Sedex has created a remote audit program called Sedex Virtual Assessment (SVA). DQS CFS staff were involved in the working group. Sedex Virtual Evaluation is a due diligence tool that the auditor uses to remotely evaluate performance through video conferencing. …

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25
May
2020

HYGIENE & INFECTION PREVENTION – DUE DILIGENCE AUDITS AND CERTIFICATION FOR THE DISINFECTION OF PUBLIC SPACES

DQS CFS continues to expand its product line to make its customers more marketable in the face of severe pandemics and epidemics – offering the voluntary due diligence audits and certification for the disinfection of public spaces. Hygiene and protection …

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21
May
2020

DQS Group is holding a free live webinar for customers on June 3 and 4!

Do you have questions about remote audit? What should be clarified in preparation for a remote audit? What security aspects need to be considered? Is it possible to conduct a remote audit only during a Covid-19 pandemic or not? Finally, …

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05
May
2020

DQS offer for the hotel business to increase customer confidence during the pandemic

In the difficult times of the global Covid-19 pandemic, the hotel business will lose almost the most. The pandemic changed everything. In order to survive in difficult times, adapt quickly and recover, hotels must offer new standards of gaining and …

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04
May
2020

BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT: ARE YOU READY?

Building on DQS REMOTE’s remote audit and service delivery initiative, DQS-CFS GmbH has developed the i-Assessment product to assess business continuity management. The i-Assessment of ISO 22301 is a simple tool for assessing the compliance of your business continuity management …

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03
May
2020

Pandemic Due Diligence Assessment from DQS-CFS GmbH

Epidemics and pandemics can stop businesses. Although COVID-19 is a prime example, it is not the first and will not be the last pandemic to seriously affect business continuity. Even local epidemics can bring business to its knees – especially …

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22
Apr
2020

DQS Remote is a new DQS initiative

Over the past month, Google’s search for “remote audit” has been searched twice as often as usual. The situation in the management certification system has changed dramatically. Events that are happening now can change the audit business forever. As the …

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01
Apr
2020

DQS CFG CORONA INFORMATION PAGE

DQS CFG posted on its website COVID-19 Coronavirus information page: CORONA INFORMATION PAGE The outbreak of the corona virus has a significant impact on the planning and timely execution of certification audits worldwide. As this is an exceptional situation, exemptions …

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27
Mar
2020

Information for DQS Ukraine customers

COVID-19 Coronavirus: How DQS supports customers As of today, the Coronavirus continues to spread globally. DQS is observing the developments very closely. Our primary concern is the health and safety of our customers, employees and auditors and the communities we …

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19
Mar
2020

HOW TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM CORONAVIRUS

An article in Ukrainian for Ukrainian audiences – a roadmap in a vague virus situation, and a ready-made mini-training plan for employees with visual materials. It also provides an algorithm for releasing a sick worker at home and samples of …

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12
Mar
2020

Training for Service Providers under the Community Energy Efficiency II Project

Training for service providers under the Energy Efficiency in Communities II project, implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, was commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Kyiv on February 17-19, 2020. Participants …

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27
Feb
2020

We are DQS – 35 years of successful partnership

We are on a mission to provide value-adding assessments in order to guide organizations toward sustainable success. We are 2500 auditors from 85 offices performing 125 000 audit days per year at 65 000 sites in 130 countries around the world. And …

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06
Feb
2020

Train-the-Auditor-Trainer 2020 took place at DQS

The annual Train-the-Auditor-Trainer 2020 (TTAT) event took place on January 16-17, 2020 in Frankfurt. About 90 experienced auditors from 50 countries came together again in the Rilano Hotel and participated in the annual two-day training that focused on the standards ISO …

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05
Feb
2020

DQS Ukraine invites to the TAPA TSR seminar in Kyiv

  According to the European Union, the damage caused by theft during transport exceeds € 8 billion a year. To counter the growing security threats, the Transport Assets Protection Association (TAPA) has initiated the development of TAPA TSR (Truck Safety …

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24
Jan
2020

Risk Management Model

The basic business processes of the enterprise that are the basis for building a risk management system are identified. The main components of the enterprise risk management model have been established in accordance with the planning, operation and control of …

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23
Jan
2020

Food information: nutritional value, health benefits

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has developed a draft order “On approval of the requirements for allegations about nutritional value of foodstuffs and for allegations about the health benefits of foodstuffs” and made it for public discussion. It aims …

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21
Jan
2020

The Health Department of Odessa City Council received certificates for QMS according to ISO 9001:2015

  DQS Ukraine having played a significant role in the developing of certification scheme for Ukrainian public organizations and announced a positive assessment at the beginning of 2020 year in regional city Odessa (population is more then 900 000). Health …

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12
Dec
2019

DQS Compact: Step-by-step to more information security

Welcome to the fourth edition of DQS Compact this year! With this release, we are launching a new series designed to take the reader step by step for greater information security.The editorial board once again collected stories from various DQS …

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21
Nov
2019

Getting the trust of partners through GC-Mark certification

In a globally saturated market, it is critical to building trust between partners to succeed in business. Loyalty to the supplier by its customers and other stakeholders makes this success continuous and growing. To help businesses and organizations build trust, …

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05
Nov
2019

RBA VAP Social Audit

Validated Assessment Program (VAP) is the social audit program of a Responsible Business Alliance (RBA). This alliance is made up of leading global brands that have agreed on a common Code of conduct and social audit process to ensure social …

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31
Oct
2019

GDP Pharma is becoming global: UPS and WFS are now DQS certified

Starting in 2019 DQS Holding, based on the competence of DQS GmbH in this field, has begun to promote GDP (Good Distribution Practice) – EU Guidelines for Good Distribution Practice of medicinal products for human use (2013/C343/01) globally. DQS Holding …

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30
Oct
2019

Digitalization made easy with ISO 9001:2015

Management systems have a reputation of being too paper based on the need to document information. Many organizations therefore choose a software solution to convert paper stacks into digital data. However, digital data is subject to information security and legislation …

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27
Oct
2019

HIGHER LEVEL STRUCTURE OF STANDARDS

Top-level standards are the only aspect of the latest revision of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. As many professionals need to obtain additional information about this structure for their clients, the DQS Corporate Marketing Department has prepared the information document …

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25
Oct
2019

H2020 Innovation Associate

Head of DQS Certificate Ukraine OS V. Yagodzinski participated in the event “H2020 Innovation Associate”.

Attached are event materials that provide step-by-step instructions for participating in the Innovation Associate.


19
Sep
2019

DQS Compact: Are you safe enough?

Welcome to this year’s third edition of DQS Compact, where our editiorial team has once again collected stories from various DQS offices, standards and customers the world over. We start this issue with TISAX and why (not only) the automotive industry is …

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06
Sep
2019

What’s new in food safety this month?

Food safety culture is the new buzzword in the industry; starting with BRCGS Food Version 8 coming up in February 2020, we expect to see more demand for the “shared values, beliefs and norms that affect mindset and behaviour toward food …

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12
Aug
2019

MAPFU on Approval of the Rules of application of the HACCP

On the website of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine there is a notice on the promulgation of the draft order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine “On approval of the Rules of …

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19
Jun
2019

Law of Ukraine “On the basic principles and requirements for organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products”

Law on requirements for organic production and labeling of organic products enters into force in August this year On August 2, 2019, the Law of Ukraine “On Basic Principles and Requirements for Organic Production, Circulation and Labeling of Organic Products” …

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19
Aug
2018

Please welcome a new edition of DQS Compact!

Welcome to the latest edition of DQS Compact, DQS Group’s digital customer magazine. This issue features expert articles and contributions by our global customers on a variety of revised and new standards and related subjects, such as ISO 45001, ISO …

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01
Aug
2018

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Dear Valued Customer DQS Group is strongly committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. Therefore, with the introduction of the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation on 25th May 2018, we have updated our Privacy Policy …

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23
Jun
2018

The international standard ISO 22000:2018 is published

Updated International Standard ISO 22000:2018 “Food Safety Management Systems. Requirements for the organization involved in the food chain” was published on June 19, 2018. The development of the new version was aimed at harmonization of international documents in the field …

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11
May
2018

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 …

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10
May
2018

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

Опубліковано перший міжнародний стандарт в сфері охорони праці та безпекиAfter 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 …

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01
Mar
2018

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, …

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22
Jan
2018

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 …

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15
Dec
2017

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 …

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08
May
2017

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 …

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27
Mar
2017

New issue of DQS Compact: news about standards and companies

This, the latest issue of the DQS Group’s DQS Compact newsletter, includes a special feature on TAPA and quality management in the logistics sector, as well as an expert article on Energy Management, some very time-critical news on SMETA 6.0 …

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24
Mar
2017

SMETA 6.0: Sedex updates their Ethical Audit Format

With an estimated 230,000 audited sites, SMETA may well be the most widely used ethical audit format in the world. In order to reflect the ongoing evolution of ethical auditing techniques, Sedex has updated the format and aims to publish …

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02
Mar
2017

Goldwind International achieves integrated DQS certification

Leader in renewable energy achieves DQS certification for IMS in accordance with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007


31
Jan
2017

ISO 9001:2015 offers risk-based thinking for logistics sector

Managing risk in the logistics sector requires both quality and information security management


27
Dec
2016

DQS certifies an automobile legend: Bugatti now with ISO 9001

Maximum driving performance, breath-taking beauty and fascinating technology – an incomparable driving experience now certified by DQS!