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ISO 19443:2018 is a quality management standard that applies the principles of the international standard for quality, ISO 9001, to the nuclear sector. It can be used by organisations within the entire nuclear supply chain for any equipment, product or service important to nuclear safety (ITNS). 

The nuclear sector has tight safety regulations throughout its supply chain. Gaining certification from LRQA demonstrates that your quality management system (QMS) combines best practice in quality with the specific requirements of the nuclear industry. It also shows the quality and reliability of your processes as well as your focus in areas for development and continuous improvement.

Benefits of ISO 19443

Safety & Quality Culture

Develops a high level of nuclear safety as well as quality culture within an organisation, contributing to operational excellence through continuous improvement.

Satisfied customers

Ensures required level of quality in the delivery of products and services which meets customer expectations and complies with applicable regulations.

Harmonised processes

By following the best practice principles found in ISO 9001, ISO 19443 certification helps harmonise supplier assessments and standardises requirements throughout the nuclear supply chain providing improved quality, time and costs.

Broad applicability

If you already have ISO 9001, ISO 19433:2018 can take your quality management system to the next level.  All the requirements of this International Standard are generic and applicable to any type or size organisation, regardless of the products and services it provides.

Need help with ISO 19443?

LRQA has built a portfolio of services to meet your needs. We specialise in management systems compliance including gap analysis and certification. We explore every problem thoroughly with exact, analytical precision and leave no stone unturned to draw accurate conclusions for your organisation. 

Contact us to learn about ISO 19443 certification services. 

Why work with us?


LRQA is one of the selected certification bodies to participate in the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) pilot accreditation scheme for ISO 19443, which means you can be confident we have up-to-date knowledge, the expertise and professionalism to carry out your assessment.

Technical expertise

Our assessors are industry specialists who are matched with your business needs to ensure we add value through an effective and robust audit of your system and by making the appropriate recommendations to improve your management system and business at the same time.

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