July, 2015 Newsletter Articles

ISO 14001:2015 Class

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Enrollment is open for our new 1.5 day “ISO 14001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course. The student fee is $725 and includes lunch on the first day. Larry Whittington will be the instructor for the class listed below: November 10-11, 2015 in Atlanta, GA SpringHill Suites – Atlanta Airport Gateway 2091 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 770-907-8880770-907-8880 Reservation link for $149 rate Free breakfast and Internet Free ATL SkyTrain Parking fee waived for students To see the course description,...

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Audit Conference

Jul 1, 2015 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Audit Conference

Larry Whittington will be a speaker at the 24th Annual ASQ Audit Conference on October 29-30, 2015. The conference will be held at the Peppermill Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada. Click here to view the program. Click here to register for the conference. Click here to book a room at the hotel. Larry Whittington will speak at two sessions during the audit conference: Session A2: 10:45 AM on Thursday, October 29, 2015 ISO 9001:2015 – How Will It Change Your Audits? Session E3: 1:45 PM on Friday, October 30, 2015 ISO 9001:2015 –...

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2020 Quality Report

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The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), in collaboration with Delotte Consulting, has published “2020 Quality”, a report on the “Automotive Industry’s View on the Current State of Quality and a Strategic Path Forward.” The survey results reveal that OEMs and suppliers both rank Problem Solving and Customer-Specific Requirements as the most critical issues impacting quality. Quality Management System, Product Development, and Loss of Experience round out the top five issues as ranked by all respondents. The...

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ISO 9001:2015 Class

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Enrollment is open for our new two day “ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course. The student fee is $795 and includes lunch both days. Larry Whittington will be the instructor for the classes listed below: August 18-19, 2015 in Atlanta, GA (No seats remaining) September 15-16, 2015 in Orlando, FL SpringHill Suites – Orlando Airport 5828 Hazeltine National Drive Orlando, FL 32822 407-816-5533407-816-5533 Reservation link for $109 rate Free breakfast and Internet Free airport shuttle No parking fee November...

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ISO 17021-1:2015

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The newly published ISO 17021-1:2015, Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems, Part 1: Requirements, deals with the competence of certification bodies and their auditors. The new standard applies to the auditing and certification of all types of management systems in order to increase their value to organizations worldwide. This first edition of ISO 17021-1:2015 replaces the second edition of ISO 17021:2011. Certification Process Audits and certifications to management...

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ISO 45001 for Safety

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A new international standard for occupational health and safety got a big vote of confidence last month, taking it another step closer to publication. Work-related accidents and illness are an enormous burden for organizations, and society as a whole, costing over 2.3 million deaths a year, not to mention the more than 300 million non-fatal accidents (according to the International Labor Organization). With robust and effective processes in place, many incidents can be prevented. ISO 45001, Occupational health and safety, will help...

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