The primary activities of JSA
Certification of Management Systems
Quality Management System
The Management Systems Enhancement Department (JSA MSE Dept.) was accredited by The Japan Accreditation Board (JAB) for Conformity Assessment in July 1994 to implement auditing and registration of quality management systems applying ISO 9001. The JSA MSE Dept. is actively carrying out its duties in these areas.
The international markets in which Japanese companies do business is growing ever competitive and consumers are demanding that companies clearly demonstrate in a tangible form greater accountability for their products. In this business climate, society places grater trust on those companies which implement and are registered to a quality management system. The JSA MSE Dept. provides assessment and auditing services to help companies improve their business activities through quality management. This support is available from the introduction stage of ISO 9001 and continues through to surveillance of a company's system. The JSA MSE Dept. is confident that we can meet our customer's needs.
Environmental Management System
Accredited by The Japanese Accreditation Board (JAB) for Conformity Assessment as a certification body in February 1997, the JSA MSE Dept. provides entities assessment and registration services applying ISO 14001 environmental management system.
From the introduction of ISO 14000 system, to its maintenance or modification, the JSA MSE Dept. can provide assessment and auditing services to support the environmental policy of any firm regardless of its size. The JSA MSE Dept. is ready and willing to help firms meet all their international environment management needs.
Information Security Management System
Accredited by the Japan Institute for Promotion of Digital Economy and Community (JIPDEC) as a certification body in December 2002 under the Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification program, the JSA MSE Dept. provides ISMS- assessment and registration services applying ISO/IEC 27001.
In this field of activity, the JSA MSE Dept. intends to become a partner in support of organizations by reviewing their compliance with ISO/IEC 27001, in efforts to maintain and improve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets that should be protected.
The number of bodies certified by JSA MSE at the end of March, 2010 was 1,549 for QMS, 1,027 for EMS,and 68 for ISMS.