ISO 39001:2012 - Road Traffic Safety Management System

What is ISO 39001:2012?

ISO 39001 is defined as the internationally recognized standard that specifies requirements for a Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS) to enable an organization that interacts with the road traffic system to reduce death, eliminate accidents and serious injuries related to road traffic crashes.

ISO 39001 identifies foundations of road traffic safety, which enable organizations to reach their desired outcomes.
The current version of ISO 39001:2012 was released in October 2012.

Benefits of ISO 39001:2012 Certification

ISO 39001 helps organizations to reduce death and eliminate accidents, which in turn brings many benefits where some benefits are mentioned below:
  • Improved Road Traffic Safety
  • Increased Customer Satisfaction
  • Reduced Accidental Deaths Rate
  • Efficient Management Approach
  • Increased Focus on Risks
  • Greater Compliance
  • Gain Competitive Advantage
  • Improved stakeholder relationships
  • International Recognition

Journey to ISO 39001:2012 Certification

ISO 39001 Certification is a 3rd party audit performed by MQA, during the audit we will verify that your organization is following the requirements of ISO 39001, if received positive results then we will issue an ISO 39001 certificate. This certification is then maintained through annual surveillance audits by MQA, with re-certification of the ISO 39001 Certification after three years. See below cycle to know how you can get started on the road to certification:

MQA Certification Cycle

Year 1
Step 1.1 (Initial Application)
  • Client request a quotation.
  • MQA will assess Client’s requirements.
  • MQA will share proposal with client.
  • Client signed the 3-year Certification Contract with MQA.
Step 1.2 (Certification Audit)
  • MQA will conduct:
    1. Gap Assessment (Readiness Review)
    2. Stage-1 Audit (Documentation Review)
    3. Stage-2 Audit (Implementation Review)
  • MQA Auditor will share the audit reports to MQA’s Certification Decision Committee.
Step 1.3 (Certificate Management)
  • If certification decision is positive, then certificate is issued by MQA.
  • If certification decision is negative, then verification audit is planned by MQA.
  • Client will receive the MQA Portal access to:
    1. View the Audit Reports.
    2. Download the ISO Certificate.
    3. Review & Respond to Audit Findings, etc.
Year 2 & 3
Step 2.1 (Renewal Request)
  • MQA request for renewal.
  • Client agreed for Surveillance Audit.
Step 2.2 (Surveillance Audit)
  • MQA will conduct Surveillance Audit
  • MQA Auditor will share the audit reports to MQA’s Certificate Decision Committee.
Step 2.3 (Certificate Management)
  • If no critical non-conformity found, then certificate is renewed by MQA.
  • If any critical nonconformity found, then verification audit is planned by MQA.
  • Client have the MQA Portal access to:
    1. View the Audit Reports.
    2. Download the ISO Certificate.
    3. Review & Respond to Audit Findings, etc.

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