Organizational Context Register

Organizational Context Register

This context of the organization register template can assist your business comply with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001, Management Systems clauses:

  • 4.0. Context of the Organization.
  • 4.1. Understanding the Organization and its Context.
  • 4.2. Understanding the Needs and Expectations of (Workers and Other) Interested Parties.


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What is an Organizational Context Register and How to Use It?

An organizational context register is a tool that allows organizations to determine their context and manage and monitor their organizational context. This context includes information about the organization’s operational environment, including the internal and external factors that influence the organization’s ability to achieve its objectives.

The register can be used to help an organization understand its strengths and weaknesses, identify opportunities and threats and set priorities. It can also help an organization develop and implement strategies to achieve its goals.

The register can also be utilized for organizational learning and is useful for both strategic planning and operational decision-making. It can be used by all levels of management within an organization.

How to Identify the Context of an Organization

In summary, the ISO standards of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 do not prescribe how to identify context, however, the standards require an organization to evaluate its operations and activities that influence various elements of the organization.

Consideration needs to be given to the top management review system, business culture, objectives and goals and complexity of products and services. It also requires risks and opportunities regarding the business context.

Understanding the Context of an Organization

To understand the context an organization needs to determine the scope of the external and internal context issues that are relevant to its purpose and that affect its ability to achieve the intended outcome(s) of its management system.

An understanding of the context of an organization is used to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve a management system.

The internal and external issues can be positive or negative and include conditions, characteristics or changing circumstances that can affect a management system, for example, determining the scope of external issues can include:

Organizational Context Register

  • The cultural, social, political, legal, financial, technological, economic environment, and natural surroundings.
  • Market competition, whether international, national, regional or local.
  • The introduction of new competitors, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and partners.
  • Providers, new technologies, new laws and the emergence of new occupations.
  • Key drivers and trends relevant to the industry or sector having an impact on the organization.
  • Relationships with, as well as perceptions and values of, its external relevant interested parties.

Some examples of internal issues include:

  • Governance, organizational structure, roles and accountabilities.
  • Policies, objectives and the strategies that are in place to achieve them.
  • The capabilities, understood in terms of resources, knowledge and competence.
  • Information systems, documented information flows, internal audits and decision-making processes.
  • The introduction of new products, materials, services, tools, software, premises and equipment.
  • Relationships with, as well as perceptions and values of, workers and the culture in the organization.
  • The standards, guidelines and models adopted.
  • Contractual relationships, including outsourced activities, working time arrangements, and working conditions.

Contents of this Organizational Context Register

There are 14 spreadsheets in this safety, environmental and quality register inclusive of:

  • Safety interested party register.
  • Environmental interested party register.
  • Quality interested party register.
  • Safety issues register
  • Environmental issues register.
  • Quality issues register
  • Safety risk register
  • Environmental risk register.
  • Quality risk register
  • Safety opportunities register
  • Environmental opportunities register.
  • Quality opportunities register
  • Environmental impacts and aspects register.

Why Choose to Buy this Organizational Context Register Template?

This very comprehensive organizational context register has 14 detailed spreadsheets in Excel format that can be used to gather an understanding of your business’s organizational context, regarding:

  • ISO 9001, Quality Management Systems, Requirements.
  • ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems, Requirements with Guidance for Use.
  • ISO 45001, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, Requirements with Guidance for Use.

The register follows some very logical steps and milestones for organizational context and includes some great examples which will give you some great ideas and save you a lot of time.

After purchasing this template you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own organizational context register.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the register.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Organizational Context Register

  • This organizational context register template is accessible to you right now by clicking the Buy Now button.
  • The organizational context register will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Excel format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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