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Beginners’ guide to ISO 9001

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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 and the process approach

The requirement that processes are identified, defined, understood and measured is (supposedly) a fundamental requirement of ISO 9001. But is it ever really examined? In this article we look at the intent of ISO 9001 and contrast that with how … Continue reading

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Auditing continual improvement – a “how to” guide

The background Let’s put the requirement to “continually improve” in context. There is no requirement that everything can or should be improved all the time – that is just impractical. Conversely we can’t assume we have a capable continual improvement … 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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