Organisations started implementing Management systems to streamline the system and to improve performance in perspectives of Quality, Environment, Occupational Health & Safety and Energy. Due to increasing expectations from stakeholders, most of the organisations started implementing more than one standard.
Now with the release of the latest revisions of ISO standards, integrating becomes simpler and effective. With this integration, gone are the days of the standalone management system and organisations are implementing Integrated Management Systems (IMS), where there can be one Manual and audit. National Productivity Council is associated with Odisha Mining Corporation in the implementation of IMS comprising of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001. Now NPC is working with EESL in the implementation of IMS comprising of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001. Process owners are expressing that integrated approach is very effective and improves their productivity by a greater extent.