ISO 41001

ISO 41001:2018

Facility management systems — Requirements with guidance for use


Facility management integrates multiple disciplines to have an influence on the efficiency and productivity of economies of societies, communities and organizations, as well as how individuals interact with the built environment. FM affects the health, well-being and quality of life of much of the world’s societies and population through the services it manages and delivers.


The benefits of an integrated system standard for FM include:

  • — improved workforce productivity, safety and health and well-being;

  • — improved communication of requirements and methodologies among and between public and private sector organizations;

  • — improved efficiency and effectiveness, thus improving cost benefits to organizations;

  • — improved service consistency;

  • — providing a common platform for all types of organizations.

This document applies to any organization that wishes to:

  • — establish, implement, maintain and improve an integrated FM system;

  • — assure itself of conformity with its stated management policy;

  • — demonstrate conformity with this document by:

    • — making a self-determination and self-declaration;

    • — seeking confirmation of its conformity by parties having an interest in the organization;

    • — seeking confirmation of its self-declaration by a party external to the organization;

    • — seeking certification/registration of its FM system by an accredited third-party certification body.