SOURCE: ComplianceOnline

August 29, 2006 08:30 ET

ComplianceOnline Adds Thousands of ISO Standards to Its Online Store

Standards, Checklists, Templates in Digital Formats Offered Along With Online Training for Compliance

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 29, 2006 -- ComplianceOnline, the leading portal and online community for compliance and quality, has added to its online store several thousand standards from the collection of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). More than 16,000 ISO published standards have been provided through an agreement with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI - www.ansi.org), coordinator of the U.S. standards system and the sole U.S. representative to ISO. The standards are available in digital format on the ComplianceOnline Store (http://www.complianceonline.com/ecommerce/control/main) and can be purchased and downloaded for immediate access.

Featured standards include the ISO 9000 quality management and ISO 14000 environmental management series that are implemented by nearly 76,000 organizations in 154 countries, as well as industry-specific standards for more than 50 diverse industries. These are easily searchable through ComplianceOnline's search engine that is regarded as the best vertical search engine on compliance.

Along with the ISO published standards, ComplianceOnline also offers a variety of compliance-related products such as checklists, templates, and ebooks written and published by industry experts to promote best practices in compliance. The comprehensive collection makes ComplianceOnline one of the largest repositories of products for compliance and quality.

To further facilitate understating and implementation of ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 best practices, ComplianceOnline is also offering online training programs and web seminars for its member companies and compliance professionals. Vinay Bapna, Product Manager of ComplianceOnline, says, "Expert trainers and compliance specialists from around the world are using ComplianceOnline as a platform to provide training to one of the largest communities of compliance and quality professionals. We have eliminated the hassle and travel costs associated with training as our online courses can be attended live or accessed OnDemand, right from the convenience of one's desk. Accessing ISO standards training on ComplianceOnline will be of tremendous value to our members."

About ComplianceOnline

ComplianceOnline is the leading portal and online community for compliance and quality. It is the trusted source for worldwide professionals seeking information, best practices, training, and products on regulatory compliance, industry standards, and quality principles. To enable effective implementation and adoption of compliance programs for meeting regulatory demands, ComplianceOnline offers a variety of channels for dissemination and exchange of information through alerts, vertical search, discussion forums, and best practices library services. It also provides a platform for community-based training, online events, and interactive learning programs for compliance professionals.

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