ISO 55001 Asset Management
The fundamental purpose of an asset or group of assets is to provide value; asset management is the process of realising the value from the asset.
Sounds simple, but how do you ensure you are realising value – That’s where certification to ISO55001 Asset Management comes in.
ISO55001 provides a set of requirements that enable us to assess your asset management systems and ensure your asset management plan and system are appropriate to meet organisational objectives and is working effectively.
Good asset management ensures alignment within the organisation, it turns the organisation’s objectives into technical and financial decisions, plans and activities
ISO 55001 provides a framework for formalising, implementing, maintaining and improving an organisations asset management system. Whether assets are tangible or not, this International Standard gives guidance for how to best manage the assets at the core of an organisation.
By formalising, implementing and maintaining an asset management system aligned an organisation can expect to; manage and reduce risk, support business growth by demonstrating good asset management and commitment to external stakeholders.
By seeking compliance with the ISO 55001 Asset Management Guidelines an organisation can expect to improve financial performance with greater ROI, reduce organisational risks and support business growth among many other incidental benefits.
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We worked hard so you don’t have to: our checklists break down the standard in plain English so you can understand the requirements and what your business needs to do to get certified.