COLA Retains ISO Certification

Once again, COLA was visited by auditors from the British Standards Institution (BSI) relative to its certification under ISO standard: 9001 affecting quality management systems. COLA first received this important certification in 2011. During the audit, no nonconformities were found, and only a few additional opportunities for improvement were identified. COLA remains the only CMS-deemed…

COLA Called “Best of the Best”

ADVANCE’s Jill Hoffman recently blogged about COLA becoming the first and only private accreditor to receive ISO certification. Hoffman called COLA “a model for pursuing excellence.” She added: “It is refreshing to know that some organizations still hold not only their clients and others around them to the highest possible standards, but also themselves in…

It’s Official: COLA Receives ISO Certification

Well, it’s official. COLA is no longer simply “recommended” for certification under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It’s there! This week, COLA received its certificate from the British Standards Institute (BSI) confirming COLA’s registration under ISO Standard 9001: 2008. COLA cleared the last hurdle on April 18, 2011, when BSI Management Systems auditor Jennifer…