What Critical Quality Procedures do you need? Are you plagued by a tight money supply, a tight job market, stagnating production and a general crisis of confidence. Some of you are going about your business logically, methodically, and with a clear sense of direction and purpose. Will you be making great strides forward in the coming years? Among them are implementing or refining your key quality procedures. Critical quality procedures, what are they? Continue reading Critical Quality Procedures, What are They?
The ISO 9001 2015 standard has a number of document requirements and specifically calls out 7.5.3 Control of Documented information. To understand what documents or a records are required (the new standard does not make a distinction) first let’s clarify what are documents and records.
We want to implement a quality management system complying with ISO 9001. We divided the ISO QMS implementation project into four distinct phases. First we built the foundation processes, followed by continual improvement process, and the management processes. At this point we have covered how to comply with most of the ISO 9001 QMS requirements. Now we will cover the final phase; complying with the requirements of Clause 8. The final step before ISO 9001 certification is data management. Continue reading Final Step Before ISO 9001 Certification is Data Management