March, 2015 Newsletter Articles

Our New Course on ISO 9001:2015

Mar 12, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Our New Course on ISO 9001:2015

The new edition of ISO 9001 is coming and will be a major revision of the current standard. Are you aware of the significant changes? Will your organization be ready to make the transition in a timely and successful manner? Larry Whittington has completed his 2.0 day “ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course using the DIS (Draft International Standard) version of ISO 9001:2015. The course will be available for on-site and public classes after it is updated with the upcoming FDIS (Final Draft International...

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ISO 9001:2015, 7.1

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Previous newsletter articles have described the ISO/DIS 9001:2015 planned requirements and changes for clause 4 (Context of the Organization), clause 5 (Leadership), and clause 6 (Planning for the Quality Management System). Clause 7, Support, has five sub-clauses (shown below). This article is on the six sub-clauses of 7.1 Resources. 7. Support 7.1 Resources 7.1.1 General 7.1.2 People 7.1.3 Infrastructure 7.1.4 Environment for the Operation of Processes 7.1.5 Monitoring and Measuring Resources 7.1.6 Organizational Knowledge 7.2 Competence 7.3...

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ISO 9001:2015, 7.2

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Previous newsletter articles have described the ISO/DIS 9001:2015 planned requirements and changes for clause 4 (Context of the Organization), clause 5 (Leadership), and clause 6 (Planning for the Quality Management System). Clause 7, Support, has five sub-clauses (shown below). This article is on 7.2 Competence. 7. Support 7.1 Resources 7.2 Competence 7.3 Awareness 7.4 Communication 7.5 Documented Information 7.2 Competence Requirements: The organization must: a) determine the necessary competence of person(s) doing work under its control...

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ISO 9001:2015, 7.3

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Previous newsletter articles have described the ISO/DIS 9001:2015 planned requirements and changes for clause 4 (Context of the Organization), clause 5 (Leadership), and clause 6 (Planning for the Quality Management System). Clause 7, Support, has five sub-clauses (shown below). This article is on 7.3 Awareness. 7. Support 7.1 Resources 7.2 Competence 7.3 Awareness 7.4 Communication 7.5 Documented Information 7.3 Awareness Requirements: Persons doing work under the organization’s control must be aware of: a) the quality policy; b)...

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ISO 9001:2015, 7.4

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Previous newsletter articles have described the ISO/DIS 9001:2015 planned requirements and changes for clause 4 (Context of the Organization), clause 5 (Leadership), and clause 6 (Planning for the Quality Management System). Clause 7, Support, has five sub-clauses (shown below). This article is on 7.4 Communication. 7. Support 7.1 Resources 7.2 Competence 7.3 Awareness 7.4 Communication 7.5 Documented Information 7.4 Communication Requirements: Determine the internal and external communications relevant to the system, including: a) on what it...

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ISO 9001:2015, 7.5

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Previous newsletter articles have described the ISO/DIS 9001:2015 planned requirements and changes for clause 4 (Context of the Organization), clause 5 (Leadership), and clause 6 (Planning for the Quality Management System). Clause 7, Support, has five sub-clauses (shown below). This article is on 7.5 Documented Information. 7. Support 7.1 Resources 7.2 Competence 7.3 Awareness 7.4 Communication 7.5 Documented Information 7.5 Documented Information has the following sub-clauses: 7.5.1 General 7.5.2 Creating and Updating 7.5.3 Control of...

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Audit at the Beach?

Mar 12, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Audit at the Beach?

If you’ve been contemplating a job change, maybe a life of training, consulting, and auditing at your favorite beach would be of interest. See the description below extracted from the ISO.org web site. Whether it is the soft white sand, or the call of the sea, beaches have an amazing ability to attract people from far and wide. Now they are even easier to keep beautiful with the publication of the first International Standard for beaches. Beaches are not just for sun-seeking tourists. Beaches are important to our ecology, and keeping...

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