ISO 18788 standard provides a Management System framework for Private Security Operations through elaborating on the principles and requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving the management of safety operations. ISO 18788 provides a business and risk management framework for the effective conduct of security operations. It places a strong importance in identifying your stakeholders, including employees, customers, local communities and subcontractors. Moreover, this standard provides assurance in the quality and expertise of security organizations working in complex and fragile environments.
ISO 18788 is unlike almost any other standard, it is based upon the ethos of the United Nations Guiding Principles of Business & Human Rights. Certification provides clients, governments and communities with assurance. As a Private Security service provider or client, certification to ISO 18788 provides credibility, demonstrating effective Corporate Governance – from Board level, to physical delivery. You are able to demonstrate sustained improvement to clients through opening up operations to ongoing and regular independent scrutiny; certification is a value for money ‘assurance’ investment.