About AVN Systems

AVN SYSTEMS PAKISTAN is a leading management training and consultancy firm. We specialize in providing training, consultancy; systems audit services in accordance with various international and national standards and buyer code of Conducts as well.

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Certification and Compliance

Certification and compliance Environmental Management System-ISO 14001

Based on information provided by ISO (International Organization of Standardization), ISO 14001 is their most popularstandard considering the number of organizations that has implemented it and certified to it worldwide. Although most of therequirements may seem related to ISO 9001, but ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) mainly covers andcontrols the effects of an organization’s processes that may have some impact on internal and external surroundingatmosphere. The standard focuses mainly on Environment, Health and Safety issues in an organization.

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 

 Development of System for identification of insignificant and significant environmental aspects
 Setting Objectives to control the environmental issues
 Development of system for Correction and Prevention of Environmental threats based on available resources
 Development of a system to control and manage Environmental Management system documentation and record
control
 Development of system for Internal Auditing (based on Standard’s requirements)
 Development of an Internal Audit team
 Development of system for Management Review (based on Standard’s requirements)
 Development of Emergency Preparedness Plan
 Development of Environmental and Safety Layout (based on the physical structure of organization)
 Review and Applicability of Environmental Protection Act, 1997
 Review and Applicability of NEQS (National Environmental Quality Standards)
 Development roles and responsibilities of personnel in relation to the standard’s requirements

Applicability

The standard is applicable on various kinds of sectors whose activities and processes create internal and external
environmental effects like; Textile Sector, Industrial Sector, Pharmaceutical Sector, Chemical Sector, Steel Sector, Oil and
Gas Sector, etc.

Related Trainings

1. Introductory Training on ISO 14001 requirements (1 Day)
2. Advanced Training on Implementation of ISO 14001 requirements in an organization along with Legal and
3. Regulatory Requirements (2 Days)
Food Safety System – ISO 22000

ISO 22000 is a Food Safety Standard (adopted by ISO through HACCP). It comprehensively defines the
requirements that can be adopted by industries/organizations belonging to Food Sector for an effective
management system that not only ensures safety of their raw material and products throughout the production
process but also provides guidelines on ensuring higher quality of work processes at each level (as it features
requirements of ISO 9001 as well).

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 Developing Food Safety Policy
 Preparation of a Team Leader for Food Safety Management System
 Development of Procedures based on requirements of the standard
 Emergency Preparedness and Response based on Food Safety requirements
 Development of Roles and Responsibilities of Personnel involved in Food Safety
 Development of training system to handle external and internal trainings
 Identification of Hazards
 Hazards Analysis
 Development of HACCP Plan
 Development of system for handling of non-conformities (actions defying the requirements)
 Development of a Monitoring and Measuring system
 Development of Internal Auditing System for Food Safety Management System
 Development of Internal Auditing Team

Applicability

Industries belonging to Food Sector

Related Trainings

1. Introduction to ISO 22000 / HACCP (1 Days) Occupational Health and Safety-OHSAS 18001 The (OHSAS) specification gives clearer direction to an occupational health and safety management system. OHSAS 18001:2007 is an audit / certification specification, not a legislative requirement or a guide to implementation. It should be noted that OHSAS 18001:2007 does not state specific performance criteria, or give detailed specifications for the design of a management system. Instead, the system is geared towards reducing and preventing accidents and accident-related loss of lives, resources, and time. OHSAS 18001:2007 has been developed to be compatible with the ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environmental) management systems standards. It is its hope that any organization that implements OHSAS 18001:2007 can easily integrate it with other quality, environmental or occupational health and safety management systems

Main Areas covered in this standard by QMS.9000

 Policy and commitment
 Hazard Identification
 Risk Assessment
 Risk Controls
 Legal Requirements
 Objectives and Management Programs
 Documentation and Records
 Operational Controls
 Emergency Readiness
 Accident and Incident investigation
 Corrective and Preventive Action
 Audit and Review

Applicability

Factories belonging to such sectors Textile Sector, Industrial Sector, Pharmaceutical Sector, Chemical Sector,Steel Sector, Oil and Gas Sector, Banks, Educational Institutes etc.

Related Trainings
1. Introduction to OHSAS requirements with applicable legal & regulatory requirements (1 Day) Social Accountability 8000 The standard covers the requirements relating to handling of human resource in an industrial setup. It defines the social responsibilities of an organization towards its workers by expressing criteria for various aspects of Human Resource Management at an industrial unit. The standard supports foreign buyer compliances as it covers mostof their human resource related requirements like issues relating to overtime, workers’ wages, forced labor,remediation of children, etc. The standard is European based therefore; western buyers belonging to this region
support it as it covers most of their terms and conditions in relation to social responsibility of the organization.

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 Identification of applicable Laws and Regulations (like Factory’s Act, etc.)
 Develop system to control and comply with Child Labor requirements
 Develop system to control and comply with Forced Labor requirements
 Develop System To Comply With Harassment /Abuse control Requirements
 Health And Safety Review of The Personnel, Process And Facility (including identification of potential
health hazards
 Develop System To Comply With The Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining
 Develop System to comply Discrimination Requirements
 Develop System to comply organizational Disciplinary Practices
 Development of Social Accountability Manual
 Development of Social Policy of the organization in compliance with standard’s requirements
 Development system for Social Accountability Internal Auditing (based on SA 8000)
 Development system for Corrective and Preventive Actions (based on SA 8000)
 Development system for Social Accountability Management Review (based on SA 8000)
 Development and Training of FFF (First Aid and Fire Fighting) Team

Applicability

Factories belonging to such sectors; Textile Sector, Industrial Sector, Pharmaceutical Sector, Sports Sector,Surgical ad Medical Sector, Chemical Sector, Steel Sector, Oil and Gas Sector, etc.

Related Trainings

1. Introduction to SA 8000 requirements with applicable legal & regulatory requirements (1 Day) WRAP Compliance More than five years ago, the industry began a process to demonstrate its commitment to responsible businesspractices and to ensure that apparel is produced under lawful, humane and ethical conditions. The process has reached out to many interested constituencies outside the apparel manufacturing community, including retailers,human rights advocates, public interest organizations, development agencies, and the licensing community.WRAP is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the certification of lawful, humane and ethicalmanufacturing throughout the world. The market place, the media, and the public increasingly demand that apparel be produced under conditions that respect the rights and comply with labor and environmental laws, and
that meet other international standards. A WRAP certification is widely accepted by retailers, brand managers,licensers, as evidence that your facility is socially responsible.

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 Compliance with Laws and Workplace Regulations
 Prohibition of Forced Labor
 Prohibition of Child Labor
 Prohibition of Harassment or Abuse
 Compensation and Benefits
 Hours of Work
 Prohibition of Discrimination
 Health and Safety
 Freedom of Association & Collective Bargaining
 Environment
 Customs Compliance
 Security

Applicability

Textile Sector

Related Trainings
1. Introductory session on the requirements of WRAP (1 Day) Foreign Buyer Code of Conduct International market is becoming conscious about environment, social, health and occupational safety issues.Moreover, keeping in view these International regulations and requirements, all major foreign buyers have developed their own standards and Terms of Engagements (TOE) or you may call Vender Code of Conduct(VCOC).Specially with reference to Textile Industry these issues are of significant nature and needs to be addressed, asall big Stores, Brands etc require that TOE /VCOC be followed all along the manufacturing chain.

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

AVN Systems has vast experience and exposure of implementing systems that conform to requirements of
foreign buyers (Terms of engagement, code of conduct, social management). AVN Systems can prepare your
organization for foreign buyers based on your requirements and plans.

AVN Systems does not believe only on documentation but we implement systems and give realistic and
economical solutions. This makes us different from others. (Generally consultants give you standard checklist
and ask you (client) to develop procedures but we don’t do like this. We work as a team rather than sending any
individual consultant.
Some areas that can be handled include:
 Conduct Gap Analysis
 System Development
 System Implementation
 Conduct System Auditing
 Corrective Action
 Workshops and Seminar
 Handling Buyers Audits

Applicability

Exporters and Manufacturers.

Related Trainings

1. Compliance (1 Day) BSCI is an initiative of the Foreign Trade Association (FTA). All BSCI participants are also FTA members andshare the FTA vision of “Free Trade. Sustainable Trade”. To fulfill this vision, BSCI has been given specific governance bodies through which BSCI companies are invited to actively take part, to develop and implement an
excellent system for improved working conditions in the global supply chain.The BSCI Code of Conduct aims at
setting out the values and principles that BSCI participants strive to implement with their business partners along their supply chains. Each BSCI participant endorses the Code of Conduct when joining the initiative

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 Social Management System and Cascade Effect
 Workers Involvement and Protection
 The rights of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
 No Discrimination
 Fair Remuneration
 Decent Working Hours
 Occupational Health and Safety
 No Child Labour
 Special protection for young workers
 No Precarious Employment
 No Bonded Labour
 Protection of the Environment
 Ethical Business Behavior

Applicability

Factories belonging to such sectors; Textile Sector, Sports Sector, Food Sector, etc.

Related Trainings

1. Introductory session on the requirements of BSCI (2 Day) SEDEX SMETA is one of the most widely used social audit procedures in the world. It provides a globally-recognized way to assess responsible supply chain activities, including labor rights, health & safety, the environment and business ethics. SMETA is an audit procedure which is a compilation of good practice in ethical audit technique. It is not a code of conduct, a new methodology, or a certification process. Using SMETA, a supplier can have on eaudit conducted and share it with multiple customers, rather than having a different audit conducted for each customer. The SMETA documents are designed to be used by experienced auditors in line with current established practices. SMETA methodology uses the ETI code and local law as the measurement tool.

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 Management systems and code implementation
 Freely chosen Employment
 Freedom of Association
 Safety and Hygienic Conditions
 Child Labour
 Living Wages and Benefits
 Working Hours
 Discrimination
 Regular Employment
 Sub–Contracting and Homeworking
 Harsh or Inhumane Treatment
 Entitlement to Work
 Environment 2-Pillar
 Environment 4–Pillar
 Business Ethics

Applicability

Factories belonging to such sectors; Textile Sector, Industrial Sector, Pharmaceutical Sector, Chemical Sector,Steel Sector, Oil and Gas Sector, etc.

Related Trainings

1. Introductory session on the requirements of SEDEX (2 Day) Quality Management System – ISO 9001 Quality Management System standard ISO 9001 is known for establishing basis of all ISO standards. It offers best management practices to increase the quality and efficiency of managing an organization’s core processes.ISO 9001 has a wider scope than usual standards; it can be applied to any type of industry whether it belongs to
service sector or production side.

Main Areas covered in this standard by AVN Systems

 Development of Document and Record Control Management System
 Development of an effective system for Internal Communication
 Setting Quality Objectives and Management Programs to achieve them within specified time frame
 Development of Corrective and Preventive Action System
 Development of system for Internal Auditing (based on Standard’s requirements)
 Development of an Internal Audit team
 Development of system for Management Review (based on Standard’s requirements)
 Performing Review and Critical Analysis of Process Flows to highlight and correct any flaws that are not
conforming to the requirements of the standard
 Development of System for controlling non-conforming (incorrect) activities and products (services
included)
 Development of System for Effective Documentation of all processes
 Development of Roles and Responsibilities of personnel working in an organization covering both
operational and standard’s requirements

Applicability

Organizations belonging to these sectors are highly recommended to implement this standard so that they are
able to achieve the same level of quality as required to compete in international markets; Textile Sector,
Educational Sector, Information Technology Service Sector, Financial Institutions, Chemical Sector, Industrial
Sector, Government Sector, Defence Sector, Professional Training Institutes, Food Sector, Pharmaceutical
Sector, Steel Sector, Oil and Gas Sector, etc.

Related Trainings

1. Introductory Training on ISO 9001 requirements (1 Day)
2. Advanced Training on Implementation of ISO 9001 requirements in an organization (2 Days)
3. Internal Auditing with Corrective Activity of ISO 9001 with workshop and case studies (1 Day)