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New NQA Annex SL Comparison Tool

01 September 2020
Our new Annex SL Comparison Tool has been designed to make it easier for your organization to compare different sections within standards that utilise the Annex SL format.

What is Annex SL?

Annex SL is a management system structure that helps to streamline the creation of new standards and makes implementing multiple standards within your organisation easier. It replaces the historical ISO Guide 83 and expands on the base structure already implemented. 

The framework was developed to ensure all future ISO management system standards would share a common and consistent format with identical core text, and common terms and core definitions, regardless of the specific area they focus on. This format can then be universally implemented and is recognised and accepted across the globe.

What is the tool and how can it help you?

Our new comparison tool will help you identify how different standards align. It will take you through the specific requirements of the Annex SL framework sections below:
  • Context of the Organization
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Improvement
If you are currently working with multiple management systems or are looking to use your existing management system to meet new standards; this tool can help you understand how they integrate, ultimately cutting costs, reducing duplication and saving time.

Download NQA’s Annex SL Comparison Tool here.