September, 2014 Newsletter Articles

Free ISO/DIS 14001

Sep 1, 2014 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Free ISO/DIS 14001

The American Society for Quality (ASQ) is providing a free copy of the Draft International Standard (DIS) version of ISO 14001:2015 for review and comment. Send an email to standards@asq.org to request a review copy. Your comments must be submitted by October 19, 2014. Note that ISO/DIS 14001 is being provided for the purpose of review and comment related to the preparation of the U.S. position. All other rights are reserved. Please note that the ISO/DIS 14001 is not final and should not be used for making changes to existing environmental...

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ISO 9001:2015

Sep 1, 2014 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015

Certification bodies have information to share on the ISO 9001:2015 revision. I have identified links provided at the web sites of two of our business partners: National Quality Assurance (NQA) See these web pages at the NQA web site for information on the ISO 9001:2015 revision: ISO 9001:2015 Revision Information ISO 9001:2015 Slide Presentation (36 slides) British Standards Institution (BSI) See these web pages at the BSI web site for information on the ISO 9001:2015 revision: ISO 9001:2015 Revision Information Two Videos on ISO 9001:2015...

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Service PPAP

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Developed to address the specific requirements of service part production, the new AIAG Service Production Part Approval Process (Service PPAP) is a supplement to the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) 4th edition. Service PPAP identifies requirements and provides clarification for the PPAP process for service unique parts, including remanufactured parts, service unique chemicals, third party packagers, and service software requirements. Service PPAP is intended to provide evidence that all customer engineering design record and...

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Most Dangerous Jobs

Sep 1, 2014 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Most Dangerous Jobs

According to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3 employees out of every 100,000 are killed annually in a work-related incident in the United States. These 10 jobs have a significantly higher fatality rate than the national average: 1. Loggers Loggers experienced 62 fatalities in 2012 for a fatality rate of 127.8 out of 100,000 workers, making it the most dangerous profession. Risks: Falls, struck-by, dangerous tools such as chainsaws and axes. 2. Fishermen Fishermen and women experienced 117...

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ASQ Fall Conference

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Register for the ASQ Technical Communities Fall Conference in Orlando: October 27 – 29, 2014 – Preconference Tutorials October 29, 2014 – Opening Reception October 30 – 31, 2014 – Conference The Technical Communities Fall Conference has a full slate of exciting keynotes, tutorials, workshops, and speakers.  Larry Whittington will speak Friday morning on Auditing: Prepare Well to Perform Well. Registration is available at the conference website. The conference will be held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001...

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