September, 2009 Newsletter Articles

AS9110 and AS9120

Sep 21, 2009 in Newsletter | 0 comments

The AS9100, Revision C, aerospace standard was published early this year. You can read about the changes introduced by the new edition in this AS9100C PDF file at my web site. Tailored versions of AS9100C for maintenance organizations (AS9110A) and distributors (AS9120A) are now available. AS9110, Revision A, is for organizations that provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for commercial and military aviation products. It is also for original equipment manufacturers with maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations that operate...

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ISO 10018 Draft

Sep 21, 2009 in Newsletter | 0 comments

With key elements of ISO 9001 focused on people, ISO 10018 is under development to explain the human element in successful management systems. ISO 10018, “Quality management – Guidelines on people involvement and competences”, is at the Committee Draft stage, with publication targeted for February 2012. According to Paul Simpson, IRCA Technical Manager and Member of the ISO 10018 Working Group, most auditors are aware of the need to consider the people aspects when auditing a management system. He says systems are not...

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Recycling Standards

Sep 21, 2009 in Newsletter | 0 comments

As industry embraces opportunities to lessen their environmental footprint through various recycling programs, the recycling industry finds itself facing new initiatives designed to ensure wastes are handled appropriately. There are currently three such accredited programs – RIOS, R2, and E-Stewards, all designed to deal with electronic waste. RIOS (Recycling Industry Operating Standard) was developed by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). RIOS is an integrated management system standard that combines the management of...

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ISO 9001 Corrections

Sep 21, 2009 in Newsletter | 0 comments

ISO 9001:2008 Technical Corrigendum 1 was published on July 15, 2009 with corrections to Annex A and Annex B of the ISO 9001:2008 standard published on November 15, 2008. The corrections were limited to Tables A.1 and A.2, the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 cross-reference tables, and Table B.1, the ISO 9001:2000 to ISO 9001:2008 changes table. Annex A, Table A.1, Correspondence between ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 The correction says to replace the entire A.1 table with the new A.1 table. Rather than repeat the table in this article, I...

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