May, 2016 Newsletter Articles

ISO 9001:2015, 8.4

May 1, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015, 8.4

Clause 8, Operation, has seven sub-clauses: 8.1 Operational Planning and Control 8.2 Requirements for Products and Services 8.3 Design and Development of Products and Services 8.4 Control of Externally Provided Processes, Products, and Services 8.5 Production and Service Provision 8.6 Release of Products and Services 8.7 Control of Nonconforming Outputs This article is on 8.4 Control of Externally Provided Processes, Products, and Services. 8.4.1 General Requirements: Ensure that externally provided processes, products, and services conform to...

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Environmental Claims

May 1, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Environmental Claims

The ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard has added a new “claims” requirement. Clause 8.2.2.b of the standard states that an organization must ensure it can meet the claims for its products and services. If your company makes environmental claims in ads or on your products, you’ll want to know about the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Green Guides. The summary below of the Guides introduces how truth-in-advertising principles apply to green marketing and highlights terms often used in environmental ads. General...

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Records Management

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ISO 15489-1, “Information and documentation — Records management — Part 1: Concepts and principles”, has been updated with a 2016 edition. ISO 15489-1:2016 defines the concepts and principles from which approaches to the creation, capture, and management of records are developed. This part of ISO 15489 describes concepts and principles relating to: a) records, metadata for records, and records systems; b) policies, assigned responsibilities, monitoring, and training supporting the effective management of records; c)...

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ISO 9001:2015 Classes

May 1, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015 Classes

We are offering public “ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” classes in Atlanta, GA and Orlando, FL. The course is also available as an on-site class, as is our “ISO 14001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course. ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance Enrollment for our 2.0 day “ISO 9001:2015 Requirements and Transition Guidance” course is $795 and includes lunch both days. May 17-18, 2016 in Atlanta, GA (Class Confirmed) SpringHill Suites – Atlanta Airport...

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Gap Analysis Checklists

May 1, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Gap Analysis Checklists

Larry Whittington has developed ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 checklists for the purpose of conducting a gap analysis of your current system against the new and changed requirement of the new standards. ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist The 27 page ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist contains 313 questions for organizations new to ISO 9001, and 119 delta questions for ISO 9001:2008 certified organizations. To read a description of the ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist, and see a sample page, go to this web page. You can buy the...

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