Category Archives: Certification schemes

ISO 9004:2009 – A review

It’s here. A year after the publication of ISO 9001:2008, the companion document ISO 9004 has been updated. And whilst the most recent changes to ISO 9001 have been minimal and to all intents and purposes largely cosmetic, the changes … Continue reading

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What a way to run a certification scheme

I have long been of the opinion that Certification Bodies should not be allowed to have a high influence on the review process where management system standards are concerned. Personally I don’t think they should be allowed a voice at … Continue reading

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9th Annual IRCA Conference: Yokohama 2010

Find out what happened when Shaun Sayers of Capable People presented on the subject of “Auditing for Effectiveness” at the 9th Annual IRCA Conference in Yokohama, Japan Continue reading

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Exclusions to ISO 9001 section 7

All parts of sections 4, 5, 6 and 8 of ISO 9001 apply in their entirety to all organisations, and there are no circumstances under which an organisation may claim exclusion to any parts of these sections. Exclusions to parts … Continue reading

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ISO 9001 requirements – a short overview

  ISO 9001: Summary of contents ISO 9001 (and the other documents within the series) are subject to copyright. Consequently we can’t reproduce the standard in its entirety. To study the content in detail you will need to acquire a … Continue reading

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