The Study of the implementation of the integrated management system (IMS)- A case study of the implementation of the IMS system for a Gas Manufacturing Company
Edward Yi Chang
|關鍵字:||品質管理系統 (ISO 9001);環境管理系統 (ISO 14001);職業安全衛生管理系統(OHSAS 18001);整合性管理;Quality management system;Environmental management system;Occupational Health and Safety Management System;Integrated Management|
Even since Quality Management System was announced by ISO in 1987, several management system such as by Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System followed and were around by famous system certified organizations. Due to the international community requirements on environmental pollution protection and hazard control and prevention, these new systems have been implemented by a lot of enterprises. The implementation and certification of each of these management system is required due to the international awareness of the environmental issue, however, implementation these management systems individually caused bureaucracy and confusion of the management and results in insufficient utilization of resources. Therefore integrating all management systems based on common requirements to establish appropriate management structure and model is necessary. This can not only consolidating internal resources and simplifying operational process, but can also contribute a lot to company image and competitiveness. This study reviews the quality, environmental and occupational health and safety management systems following the “PDCA” circle to achieve the requirements for continuous improvement of the quality system of the company. This study also analyzes and consolidates the same and different points of the three management systems, realizing an integrated the management system for the company. Moreover, the study reviews the implementation process, evaluate the performance of a gas manufacturing company which already implemented the integrated management system. Practically, the model and experience for the gas company that implementing this integrated management can be used as reference for the other companies that would like to implement this integrated management system in the future.