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ISO 41001:2018 is the vital global Facility management standard (FMS) published in the year 2018. A Management Systems Standard (similar to ISO 9001, 45001 etc.) from the International Organization for Standardization set to alter how businesses and back offices are overseen and conveyed universally.

In light of around the world acknowledged strategies, the standard was aiming to assist diverse regions choose up a genuine edge by allowing them to have the alternative to ensure that they have a FM framework that adjusts to the particulars set by the internationallyacceptance of International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It is a standard that is wilfully obtained by any organization to guarantee quality, frameworks, cycles, and items that are fit for tending to the goals and requirements of partners. This is done through the arrangement of a typical stages whereupon the Facility management (FM) framework efficiencies and capabilities can be evaluated and estimated for additional ceaseless business improvement.

ISO 41001:2018 underlines the requirements for a Facility Management System (FMS) when an organization

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  • Needs to demonstrate effective and efficient delivery of Facility management that supports the objectives of the demand organization.
  • Aims to consistently meet the needs of interested parties and applicable requirements.
  • Aims to be sustainable in a globally-competitive environment.

The requirements specified in ISO 41001 are industry wide adopted and intended to be applicable to all organizations, whether public or private sector, and regardless of the type, size, and nature of the organization or geographical location. ISO 41001 uses the same HLS structure with the common clause structure of the ISO 9001 quality standard.

What is ISO 41001:2018?

ISO 41001, Facility board – Management frameworks – Requirements with direction to be used, has quite recently been distributed to assist Facility managementgroups accomplish ideal productivity. Drawing on worldwide best practice, the new administration framework standard establishes a benchmark for creating and driving a robust vital, strategic and operational Facility management system. it'll likewise help organizations trying to re-evaluate Facility management, as those suppliers who can show consistence with the quality will give them a confirmation with reference to their methodology and cycles.

Concerned about the administration, activity and upkeep of an organization's offices, Facility management is a control that necessities to adjust the quickly changing requirements and requests of the different partners that it presents with successful, protected and feasible business needs. It influences the wellbeing and prosperity of each one of the individuals who interact with an organization and covers a wide scope of zones including inhabitance costs, utilization of room, upkeep, security, neatness, the climate and that's just the beginning.

To whom does this standard apply

Each organization, large or tiny, has some component of facility management. It is a perplexing order that straightforwardly influences everybody, as it is about the spaces that we consume and how those spaces address the issues of the individuals who use them consistently.

Facility Management (FM) ensures various levelled achievement through administering and spending on its organizations and requests. With the rapidly changing necessities of the general market, there's an extended interest for a joined facility managementthat will propel viability through overseeing hard and fragile facility management assets and endeavours that impact the affiliation's workplaces and also the those that go along with it. Henceforth, a facility managementwork that agrees with business targets and objectives while viably seeking after conditions, is principal for any affiliation's proficiency and profitability.

Why ISO 41001 is necessary?

Facility Management Standard helps you to keep your organization on top of the ever-changing trends in the field of organizational infrastructural developments. Considering the management, operations, and maintenance of the organizational facilities, the FM services must be constantly improved.

Facilities management is an expert control that is coupled with and urgent for a wide scope of fields like financial, innovative work, environmental, construction, manufacture, distribution, and so forth. An organization that intends to achieve operational proficiency and higher efficiency, the impact of a coordinated Facilities management is bigger than it appears.

Facilities management is mindful to guarantee the worth of the manufacturing cycle. It holds the responsibility of the support of business resources. It is dependable to guarantee the wellbeing, security, and profitability of the labour force. The inside activities as well as answerable for the effect business tasks have on the outside climate. Consequently, the significance of solid offices the executives is inescapable.

ISO 41001 Contents

Soft Facilities Management

Soft Facilities Management

Soft services, relate to the non-technical fabric of the commercial property. Corporations are turning to facilities management companies to produce all aspects of corporate maintenance for the satisfaction of clients and employees alike. Soft facility are often classified as administrations and offices that make the work environment a superior spot to be in either by making it safer, wonderful workplace or simpler.

Hard Facilities Management

In contrast to delicate administrations, hard facility management are ones that cannot be eliminated from the premises and straightforwardly identified with the feel of the structure. These administrations guarantee the wellbeing, security and government assistance of workers are clung to and most are legally necessary. Hard facilities management services relate to any tangible maintenance aspect of business property fabric. These are services which are often required by law, to confirm the safeguarding of employees and customers alike. The hardsector is fast growing, with corporations both large and little across various industries are turning to professional property maintenance companies to help them in navigating the regulatory environment and ensure long-term business continuity.

Hard Facilities Management

Benefits of ISO 41001:2018 FMS

  • Better alignment of objectives and activities with policy
  • Measure performance – property and people – and the links between them.
  • Combine data and benchmarks to drive improvements for example in energy usage.
  • Gain a global picture of the portfolio and deliver real value.
  • Be selective in the data you to choose to use.
  • Manage labour costs on specific tasks and increase efficiency through automation.
  • Perform jobs out-of-hours and dangerous tasks like working at height.
  • There is greater opportunity to enhance the end-user experience with convenient, tailored services.
  • Gain more insights to drive efficiency manage costs – visitor numbers, meeting room use etc.
  • Build smart buildings rather than trying to retro-fit.
  • Drives a 'right first-time' attitude.
  • Enhance its reputation

Who Developed ISO 41001

Chair of ISO/TC 267, Facility management, the ISO technical committee that developed the standard, based on the fact that when ISO 41001 was being developed, over 30 countries took part in ISO's discussions and also, that the first of these family of standards was eventually ratified by all the member countries of ISO, which is over 160. Facilities management is now a known and consistent quantity in these countries, even if the wider business community in some countries has to learn the advantages of professional facilities management.

ISO 41001 will assist organizations in a number of ways by establishing a common approach and a set of processes that can be referred to around the world.

Certification Process

  • Preliminary Audit (optional):
    TRAIBCERT’s experienced and highly-skilled auditors would listen to you and perform an initial assessment of the Facilitymanagement system that is implemented. The audit focuses mainly on the areas of the system that needs further improvements inline with the ISO requirements, in order to achieve the goal of implementing the system. Once identifying and eradicating potential vulnerabilities in the management system, the actual audit in relation to the certification begins.
  • Certification audit:
    This phase is comprised of a stage 1 and stage 2 audit consists of detailed review where, TRAIBCERT’s auditors with expertise and vast knowledge on the industry sectors,assess your documentation and practical application of your Facility management system to fulfil the certification requirements. We strive to reveal observations that can add value through reduction in time loss due to incident, increased team commitment, and decrease risk.
  • Issue Certificate:
    Once our highly competent & qualified auditors who are experts in the sector, identifies that your Facility management system - FMS satisfies the requirements of ISO 41001:2018, we TRAIBCERT a leading accredited certification body with expertise in facility management system will Issue the ISO 41001:2018 certificate.
  • Surveillance audits:
    Annual surveillance of the ongoing optimization of your processes and Educational organizationmanagement system would be carried out to ensure adherence of the system with that of the ISO standards.
  • Re-certification:
    Upon reaching 3 years from the date of issuance of certificate, the maximum validity of the certificate, we will provide full support to your organization towards the re-certification for the net term.

Benefits of working with us

TRAIBCERT offers certification/registration services for facility organizationas per ISO 41001:2018, besides offering a range of other services like certification of Quality Management Systems as per ISO 9001:2015, Environmental Management Systems as per ISO 14001:2015, Food Safety Management Systems (including HACCP) as per ISO 22000:2018, Information Security Management Systems as per ISO 27001:2022, Education organization management system ISO 21001:2018 etc.

TRAIBCERT is a fast growing certification body possessing highly skilled and experienced resources dedicated to provide quality services to our clients for achieving excellence in business. We have the distinction of being one of the few organizations accredited for all scopes of QMS, EMS, OHSAS, ISMS, FSMS, BCMS, FMS, EOMS which means, we can handle work of all categories and diverse industry types.

There has never been a better time to adopt the ISO 41001 Standard as the foundation for your facility Management Systems.

How to transfer your current certificate to Traibcert?

You can transfer the certificate at any stage to us during surveillance/ recertification.
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Why us?

At TRAIBCERT, our mission is to create a more resilient and sustainable risk management system global society through a better understanding of possible risks that are catastrophic. Through TRAIBCERT’s Risk Management service, we facilitate the identification, analysis, monitoring, review and treatment of both existing and potential hazards and risks throughout your organization.

With our policies aligned with the requirements for the ISO 31000 Risk Management standard, we will give your organization a strategic advantage in managing, mitigating and preventing risk in your business.