Well I’ve had some terrific feedback from people wanting to learn about the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. It’s coming up very quickly, with the next draft due out at the end of this month. We anticipate that this next draft will be very close to final. Remember if you want to stop receiving these emails, […]
I’ve been over these topics more times than I care to remember. This time around, I saw something in the latest version (ISO 9001:2015) of this Standard that hadn’t connected for me before. The introduction sections have connected the dots for me when it comes to PDCA, Risk-based thinking and the Process Approach. Risk-based thinking Risk-based
September 23rd, 2015 ISO 9001 was released. Here we go… Let’s start with the Introduction 0.1 General There are some upgrades from 2008, but, in a nutshell, you’re on pretty even ground here. There are no quantum leaps from ISO 9001:2008, but there are some new concepts in this section. First of all, you’ll notice the use
For example, we can use your own Internal Audit Procedure as the foundation document for a customized live Internal Auditor traing course. We include ISO 19011:2018 for reference and create checklist questions for practice with your own processes. We also talk about Virtual Auditing as carried out by your Registrar. We have trained many of
Just finished a 4 day QMS audit of an organization and focused the closing meeting around their Quality Policy and Objectives. I held the policy up and pointed to it during the presentation suggesting that they could use their policy to streamline their management system AND get ready for ISO 9001:2015. Have a look at
Preventing recurrence in the past has always been about ‘eliminating the cause of the non-conformance. This always pays off, not just in improving profits, but improving morale as well. Nobody feels good at work waiting for the same problem to repeat itself because we didn’t eliminate the cause. These notes appeared in the ISO 9001
The Joy of Integration A number of organizations are looking into integrating two or more management systems. The systems most often considered are ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The benefits of integration are worth the investment, in my opinion, and it’s fairly easy to make a business case to do this. Why Integrate?