ISO 9001 Consultancy – Awareness

Quality consultant The awareness section of ISO9001: 2015 7.3 is fundamental to the success of a quality system. If well-established good awareness should ensure the QA system becomes embedded within the organisation. The Standard requires that employees should be...

ISO 9001 Consultancy – Changes

Quality consultant Section 6.3 of ISO9001: 2015 requires the organisation to consider changes in a broader sense. In previous iterations of the 9001 series, changes would traditionally have been thought of as document and version control. In this clause the Standard...

ISO 9001 Consultancy – Competence

Quality consultant The Standard section 7.2 relating to competence is relatively straightforward. In simple terms the organisation should determine the skills and knowledge for staff that have a bearing on the key activities of the organisation. The Standard is not...

ISO 9001 Consultancy – Infrastructure

Quality consultant The infrastructure clause of 9001: 2015 is relatively straight forward although the author of this blog would suggest that the organisation should be clear at the onset what should be included. The Standard requires that an organisation should...

ISO 9001 Consultancy – Organisational knowledge

Quality consultant This clause of ISO9001: 2015 section 7.1.6 examines a new specific area to the Standard, that of organisational knowledge. The definition of competence has often included the application of skills and knowledge, but this clause now requires greater...