Quality - ISO 9001:2015 Management System
AST believes in the innate important of efficient and effective management, where responsibility and accountability is paramount. We are continuously assessed for Quality Assurance by UKAS member QMS, and are proud to be approved to the latest standard ISO 9001: 2015 for the:
“Provision of writing and illustration services relating to paper/hardcopy and interactive on-line technical documentation. Provision of design services covering documentation, flow diagrams, mechanical fixtures, electrical and mechanical composite diagrams.”
Health and Safety - SSIP Accreditation
Safety Schemes In Procurement (SSIP) accreditation shows we have been vetted and approved against core health and safety criteria such as the implementation, usage and monitoring of a H&S organisational policy. Training of staff in H&S and providing access to further training. Obtaining a source of competent H&S advice. Vetting and expecting a high level of H&S from our contractors.
Our commitment to SSIP not only shows how much we value the health & safety of our workforce, but also shows our clients that as their technical authoring supplier we hold ourselves to high values.
Industry - ISTC Business Affiliation
The ISTC is the UK’s only technical communication membership organisation. As technical authors who are serious about what we do, we are business affiliates of the ISTC.
This gives us access to the sharp-end of developments in technical authoring, access to training and the support of our peers.