August, 2016 Newsletter Articles

ISO 9001:2015, 8.7

Aug 1, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015, 8.7

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 8.7 Control of Nonconforming Outputs. Requirements: 8.7.1 (untitled) Ensure process outputs that do not conform to their requirements are identified and controlled to prevent...

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Energy Management

Aug 1, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Energy Management

Improving energy performance and reducing energy costs is one of the most important tasks facing organizations throughout the world. ISO 50001, “Energy management systems – Requirements with guidance for use”, can help organizations with this activity. ISO 50001 has gained in importance since its publication five years ago. In fact, nearly 7,000 organizations were certified to the standard by the end of 2014 (the latest survey results). ISO 50001 specifies requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and...

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ISO 27009:2016

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The new ISO 27009:2016 standard defines the requirements for the use of ISO 27001:2013 in any specific sector (field, application area, or market sector). ISO 27009 explains how to include requirements additional to those in ISO 27001, how to refine any of the ISO 27001 requirements, and how to include controls or control sets in addition to ISO 27001, Annex A. ISO 27009 ensures that additional or refined requirements are not in conflict with the requirements in ISO 27001. It is applicable to those involved in producing sector-specific...

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ISO 9001:2015 Classes

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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. August 3-4, 2016 in Atlanta, GA SpringHill Suites – Atlanta Airport Gateway 2091 Convention...

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Auditing to ISO 9001:2015

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ISO Technical Committee 176 is responsible for the development of ISO 9001. You can view their website at this web page. A related ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group is an informal group of quality management system experts, auditors, and practitioners from ISO/TC 176 and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF). The APG website has been established as an on-line source of papers and presentations on auditing a quality management system (QMS). The provided ideas, examples, and explanations reflect the process-based approach that is essential...

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Gap Checklist

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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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