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ISO Certifications in Jamaica

Jamaica, a thriving hub in the Caribbean, is witnessing a growing demand for ISO certifications across various industries.

Jamaica, a thriving hub in the Caribbean, is witnessing a growing demand for ISO certifications across various industries. These standards enhance organizational efficiency and boost global competitiveness.

At Pacific Certifications, we are committed to providing robust audit and certification services to help Jamaican businesses achieve and maintain these international standards.

Applicable ISO Standards in Jamaica

  • ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System)
  • ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System)
  • ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Health and Safety Management System)
  • ISO 27001:2022 (Information Security Management System)
  • ISO 22000:2018 (Food Safety Management System)
  • ISO 13485:2016 (Medical Devices Quality Management System)
  • ISO 50001:2018 (Energy Management System)

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How we can help

We, Pacific Certifications specialize in auditing and certifying organizations to various ISO standards. Our services do not include consultancy such as training, internal audits, or documentation preparation, instead, we focus on providing impartial and thorough audit and certification services. Here’s how we can assist your business:

Initial Assessment

  • Evaluate your organization’s readiness for ISO certification.
  • Identify areas of improvement to meet the standards.

Certification Audit

  • Conduct a comprehensive audit to ensure compliance with the chosen ISO standard.
  • Provide detailed reports highlighting any non-conformities and opportunities for improvement.

Surveillance Audits

  • Perform regular surveillance audits to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Help maintain your certification status and continuous improvement.


  • Offer re-certification services at the end of the certification cycle.
  • Ensure your organization continues to meet the evolving requirements of the ISO standards.

Market Research & Trends

  • The Jamaican government is increasingly supporting ISO certifications to boost international trade and improve local industry standards.
  • Businesses are recognizing the importance of ISO standards in enhancing their competitiveness on a global scale.
  • There is a heightened emphasis on sustainability, leading to increased adoption of standards like ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.
  • With the rise in cyber threats, ISO 27001 certification is becoming crucial for protecting information assets.

For more information, contact us at [email protected], we can help you to get your business certified in Jamaica!

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Requirements of ISO Certifications in Jamaica

ISO certifications are crucial for organizations in Jamaica to ensure they meet international standards of quality, safety, efficiency, and environmental responsibility. Each ISO standard has specific requirements that must be met to achieve certification.

ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System)

  • Establish a clear quality policy and define quality objectives that are measurable and aligned with the organization’s strategic direction.
  • Maintain a documented quality management system, including a quality manual, procedures, and record.
  • Demonstrate leadership and commitment from top management.
  • Assign roles, responsibilities, and authorities within the organization.
  • Identify risks and opportunities affecting the quality management system and establish measures to address them.
  • Ensure customer requirements are understood and consistently met.
  • Enhance customer satisfaction through effective communication and feedback mechanisms.
  • Conduct regular internal audits to assess the effectiveness of the quality management system and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implement processes for continuous improvement, including corrective actions for non-conformities and performance evaluation.

ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System)


  • Develop an environmental policy that reflects the organization’s commitment to environmental protection and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Identify and evaluate the environmental aspects and impacts of the organization’s activities, products, and services.
  • Determine and comply with applicable legal and other requirements related to environmental aspects.
  • Set environmental objectives and targets that are measurable and aligned with the environmental policy.
  • Implement operational controls to manage significant environmental aspects and ensure compliance with environmental objectives.
  • Establish procedures for responding to environmental emergencies and incidents.
  • Monitor and measure key environmental performance indicators.
  • Conduct internal audits and management reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of the environmental management system.
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