Extending the scope of your ISO 9001

April 20, 2015

What kinds of circumstances will require an extension to scope of an existing ISO 9001 Registration? When you make innovations to your products or services, for example changing a technique, adding a new activity or changing an existing activity, it can often be possible to extend the scope of your existing ISO 9001 Registration rather [...]

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What constitutes a quality failure?

October 3, 2014

Not everyone within an organisation may agree on what constitutes a quality failure When you talk to health and safety professionals they will readily acknowledge that an individual’s perception of risk will influence their response to hazards.  But when you talk to those in the world of quality, there is not so much understanding that [...]

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Five ISO 9001 Quick Tips

August 10, 2012

Five Quick Tips to Help you with ISO 9001 1. Log your non-conformances Don’t forget to keep a note of your non-conformances.  Analysis of these will help you improve your efficiency and customer service. 2. Insert categories in the log When you are keeping track of your non-conformances, make time to categorise them so that [...]

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Chartered Quality Institute Unveils Construction Industry Plans

June 19, 2012

The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) develop a new programme within the construction sector “The CQI is developing a new programme of activity to increase its presence within the construction sector…As a first step to developing a construction special interest group, a meeting was held on 30 May to discuss the CQI’s role in championing quality [...]

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People focus in ISO9001 Quality Management

May 15, 2012

Consider your staff when implementing ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems ” ‘The map is not the territory’ is a famous quote from a paper written by Alfred Korzybski, which encapsulates his view that an idea derived from something, or in reaction to it, is not the thing itself.  Korzybski held that many people confuse maps [...]

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ISO 9001 & OHSAS 18001

September 15, 2011

Integration of ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001  “I see no problems with integrating health and safety with quality management systems.  The principles are the same to prevent unwanted events, whether they are work-place accidents or non-conforming products, and the plan-do-check-act cycle applies to both.  At the work instruction level, it is useful to have a [...]

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Total Quality Management (TQM)

February 19, 2010

“Toyota showed us the benefits of a Total Quality Management (TQM) programme. In a final dash for supremacy they have now shown us the cost of neglecting a TQM…” Steve Gibbons-Roscoe 19 Feb 2010

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ISO14001:2004 Environmental Management System

November 19, 2009

Quick Guide to ISO 14001  For those of you who just need a brief overview of the requirements of the ISO 14001: 2004 standard, we have prepared a short guide: ISO 14001 is concerned with providing a framework through which you can identify how you can comply with a whole raft of Environmental regulations and [...]

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June 18, 2009

We at ISO9001 Consultant are really keen to hear from you.  If you are planning to implement a Quality Management Sytem or any other Management System for that matter, send us an email at info@iso9001-consultant.co.uk and we will be happy to put a quotation together for any work you might need.

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First Test Post

June 18, 2009

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