Items tagged with ISO

Behind the Scenes with ISO 14001

Tuesday, 21 May 2013
ASR Editor
ISO's Technical Committees TC 176 (ISO) and TC 207 (EMS) are in the process of determining how to deal with an ISO and EMS "Technical management board."

Behind the Scenes with ISO 9001

Tuesday, 21 May 2013
ASR Editor
ISO's Technical Committees TC 176 (ISO) and TC 207 (EMS) are in the process of determining how to deal with an ISO and EMS "Technical management board."

ISO 9001:2008: Implementation and Changes

Tuesday, 15 December 2009
ASR Quality Editor
ISO 9001:2008 was released and became effective on November 15, 2008. This new version of ISO 9001 contains no new requirements, only minor wording changes, clarifications and notes. ASR expects all ISO 9001 clients to purchase a copy (www.iso.org or www.asq.org) of this new version and be prepared to be audited against it beginning January 1, 2009.

ISO 9001 Draft for 2015 Being Revised Now

Monday, 10 February 2014
Richele Kinzie
ISO 9001 is being revised for release sometime in 2015. A working draft was released for comment late last year, but now that draft is under revision. So, nothing official has been released. However, it is important to follow the process as the working drafts are released for comment.

ISO 9001 Revision Information

Thursday, 27 March 2014
ASR Editor
Review this document (PowerPoint & PDF) to stay current with the new ISO 9001 revisions.

Notice of ISO 9001 Changes

Monday, 20 May 2013
ASR News Editor
We don't expect to see any changes for at least another year with the AS 9100 standard. AS 9100 C was implemented in 2011-12 and all ASR clients are now upgraded. AS 9104/1 (the rules) for AS 9100C including the audit day requirement was released in 2012, and all clients are currently being audited to these requirements.

ISO 9001 Training Requirements

Wednesday, 11 June 2014
ASR Editor
The organization shall

a) determine the necessary competence for personnel performing work affecting product quality,
b) provide training or take other actions to satisfy these needs,
c) evaluate the effectiveness of the actions taken,
d) ensure that its personnel are aware of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the achievement of the quality objectives, and
e) maintain appropriate records of education, training, skills and experience

Creating a Good Management Review System

Tuesday, 04 October 2011
Rand E. Winters - ASR Senior Auditor
ISO's series of standards including AS 9100 and ISO/TS 16949 require an annual management review. Results of management reviews should lead to an improving quality management system and key business processes.

ISO 9001:2015 - The next revision to ISO 9001

Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Bart Solomon - Technical Standards Manager
What will be the new revisions to ISO 9001?
ISO 9001:2015 - The development and revision of ISO standards is work done by volunteer committees made up of people from ISO member countries.

Process Approach to Auditing and Expectations of Our Customers

Friday, 07 March 2014
ASR Editor
"Do I have to do process auditing?" ASR has had many discussions concerning this topic. So I would like to analyze the requirements and try to reach a logical conclusion that adds value to your quality management system and sets out ASR's expectations for your internal audit program.

Let's start by looking at what ISO 9001:2000 requires:

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