October, 2017 Newsletter Articles

ISO 9001:2015 Classes in Orlando

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Larry Whittington will be the instructor for these ISO 9001:2015 classes in Orlando, Florida: ISO 9001:2015 Requirements  December 18-19, 2017 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor  December 18-20, 2017 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor  December 18-21, 2017 Click on a course title to view the course description and enroll in a class. If you have questions about the training, or the registration process, please call...

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ISO 14001:2005 Changes – Clause 7

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7. Support 7.1 Changes – Resources Accepts Annex SL text without change Replaces old clause 4.4.1 on Resources, Roles, Responsibility, and Authority Management Representative not required Resources can include: human resources (specialized skills and knowledge); natural resources; technology; financial resources; infrastructure (buildings, equipment, underground tanks, and drainage system). 7.2 Changes – Competence Replaces “Competence” part of old 4.4.2 on Competence, Training, and Awareness Changes from persons...

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ISO 14001:2015 Changes – Clause 8 

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8. Operation 8.1 Changes – Operational Planning and Control Replaces old clause 4.4.6 on Operational Control Introduces the term “life cycle perspective” Adds to determine environmental requirements for procurement of products and services Adds to consider providing information on potential significant environmental impacts during: transportation or delivery; use and end-of-life treatment; final disposal of products and services. Introduces the term “outsourced” process and need to define extent of control or...

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IATF 16949:2016 Changes

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ISO/TS 16949:2009 was based on ISO 9001:2008 and included both sets of requirements. IATF 16949:2016 includes references to ISO 9001:2015 clauses, but you need the ISO 9001:2015 standard to view its requirements. The key changes from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 are listed below with bullet points. The main changes from ISO/TS 16949:2009 to IATF 16949:2016 are indicated below with + signs. ISO 9001:2015 Changes *   Annex SL clause structure and common text *   Expanded applicability to service organizations *   Organizational...

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ISO 14001:2015 Interpretations

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The ISO/TC 207/SC 1 sub-committee has a process for managing interpretations of ISO 14001:2015. If you’d like to view the interpretations for the questions below, go to this ISO/TC 207/SC 1 web page. 1. ISO 14001:2015 has a very different structure than the two previous versions. Our documentation is aligned to the clauses that existed in the previous version. Do we have to restructure our documentation to follow the new clause structure? 2. Are the references to other standards in the Notes to Entry in Clause 3 (Terms and...

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ISO Certificate Survey

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ISO has released the results of its annual survey of certifications. My summary below shows the number of worldwide certificates as of year-end 2016 for eight of management system standards, along with the USA totals and the top ten countries for each standard. ISO 9001 (Quality): 2008 and 2015 Editions Certificates in 2016 = 1,106,356 (USA = 30,474) Certificates in 2015 = 1,034,180 (USA = 33,103) Increase = + 72,176 (USA = – 2,629) Percentage = + 7 % (USA = – 8 %) 1. China = 350,631 2. Italy = 150,143 3. Germany = 66,233 4....

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Gap Analysis Checklists

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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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Quality Manual Templates

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We’re pleased to announce that we now have quality manual templates available for IATF 16949:2016, AS9100D, AS9110C, and AS9120B-based quality management systems: IATF 16949:2016 Quality Manual Template, 67 pages ($150) AS9100:2016 Quality Manual Template, 42 pages ($135) AS9110:2016 Quality Manual Template, 43 pages ($135) AS9120:2016 Quality Manual Template, 40 pages ($135) In addition, we have an ISO 9001:2015 quality manual template, ISO 14001:2015 policy manual template, and an integrated QMS-EMS policy manual template: ISO...

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