Acacia Hosts ISO 41001 International Conference Event

by | Jun 18, 2019 | Consultancy, Facilities Management

Acacia was delighted to host an international conference event for its fellow members of ISO 41001 Technical Committee (TC 267).  The event was an opportunity for this international group of FM experts to soak up some Irish culture in the iconic Guinness Storehouse.

David O’Brien, Acacia’s Managing Director is the Irish TC 267 representative. After the event, David commented, “the event was a resounding success.  It provided a short recess from the important work undertaken over the course of the 3 day conference.

Why is the work of the Technical Committee so important?

The Technical Committee has developed the ISO standard for Facilities Management (ISO41001:2018). Its made up of FM experts from over fifty countries across the Globe.  Each year the committee holds two international conferences in different countries.  For example, in 2018 David chaired the Joint Working Group meeting in Geneva – see here for details.  The next event will take place in  St. Petersburg, Russia.

What is the Joint Working Group?

The Joint Working Group (JWG) 51, is responsible for developing ISO 72021-11 Technical Specification for the competence requirements for auditing  ISO 41001.  This is a critical element in the development of the standard, which sets competency levels for Standards Organisations worldwide to audit compliance with ISO 41001.

So, if you’re interested in ISO 41001 and would like to know more, contact us here.

In addition, Acacia consultants can provide support in achieving and retaining other ISO standards including:

  • ISO 50001 – Energy Management Systems
  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management Standards
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Standards
  • ISO 27001 – Information Security Management Systems
  • ISO 45001 – Health & Safety Management Standards (combining  OHSAS 18001 &  ILO-OSH Guidelines)

Contact us here for further information on these accreditations and one of our team will be happy to help.

Finally, you can find further information on ISO accreditations at www.iso.org.

Acacia Team
Acacia Team

More Blog Posts

When is Non-Core Mission Critical?

If the first time you notice something is when it stops working, does that mean it’s core or non-core? Some parts of the running of your organisation will probably be invisible to you until they...

read more

Earth Day 2021

Earth Day 2021   Spare a thought for the planet … Earth Day motivates us to consider which parts of our environment need the most attention and which tactics we need to apply such as...

read more

Guidelines to Working Safely from Heights

Each year in Ireland, falls from a height are one of the leading causes of workplace fatalities. All work at height can lead to injury where falls occur. Our Health and Safety team prepared this...

read more

Covid: One Year On

Crisis management planning for facilities management does not usually include planning for a global pandemic. The types of crises for which facilities managers typically plan involve loss of...

read more
Share This