April, 2019 Newsletter Articles

ISO 41001 – Facilities Management

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ISO 41001:2018 specifies the requirements for a Facility Management (FM) system when an organization: a) needs to demonstrate effective and efficient delivery of FM that supports the objectives of the demand organization; b) aims to consistently meet the needs of interested parties and applicable requirements; c) aims to be sustainable in a globally-competitive environment. The requirements specified in ISO 41001 are non-sector specific and intended to be applicable to all organizations, whether public or private sector, and regardless of the...

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Quotes on Writing

Apr 1, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Quotes on Writing

If you’re responsible for developing or maintaining manuals, plans, specifications, procedures, instructions, or even forms, you may appreciate these quotes about writing.    The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.  Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826) 3rd U. S. President and Drafter of Declaration of Independence  Either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.  Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) Statesman and Inventor  I have made this letter longer than usual, because I...

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ISO 9001 Classes in Orlando

Apr 1, 2019 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001 Classes in Orlando

Larry Whittington will be the instructor for these ISO 9001:2015 classes in Orlando, Florida: ISO 9001:2015 Requirements June 24-25, 2019 August 12-13, 2019 December 9-10, 2019 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor June 24-26, 2019 August 12-14, 2019 December 9-11, 2019 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor June 24-27, 2019 August 12-15, 2019 December 9-12, 2019 Click on a course title to view the course description and enroll in a class. If you have questions about the training or registration process, please call...

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New FAQs for IATF 16949

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The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) has approved the release of updated IATF 16949:2016 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to clarify existing requirements. The new Frequently Asked Questions are included below. To view all the FAQs, as well as, the Sanctioned Interpretations, go to the IATF Global Oversight website: http://www.iatfglobaloversight.org. FAQ 23 – clause 8.5.1.3, Verification of job setups QUESTION: If first-off/last-off part validation is not performed or appropriate for a specific type of manufacturing process, are...

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