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Overview of IS EN IEC 60812:2018 Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA)

IS EN IEC 60812:2018, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA) was published in October 2018 and replaces the 2006 version of the standard. The standard describes how to perform a systematic failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA). An analysis of this kind establishes how a product or process might fail to perform its …

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Risk Management in ISO 9001:2015 and Other Management System Standards

ISO 9001:2015 establishes a systematic approach to risk. The previous versions treated it as a single component of a QMS.  ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 have added an enterprise risk element to the existing environmental and safety risk assessments. A risk-based approach embeds an assurance and prevention strategy into the whole system. Organisations can increase …

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ISO 9001:2015 Reaches Penultimate Stage

ISO 9001:2015 is nearly upon us with the revised version due to be published in September.  The International Standards Organisation (ISO) recently released a statement stating that ISO 9001:2015 had progressed to the Final Draft International Stage (FDIS); the final stage in the revision process.  The FDIS contains the majority of the content that will …

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Quality Standard ISO 9001:2015 is Nearing Publication

Since it was first published in 1987, ISO 9001 has proved to be the most popular ISO standard, with nearly 1.2 million organisations already certified to this standard worldwide. It has become quite clear why so many organisations have decided to become certified to this standard, as it helps companies demonstrate to their customers that …

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ISO 9001 Draft International Standard Published

Like all ISO standards, one of the world’s most popular quality management standards, ISO 9001, is reviewed every five years. The International Standards Organisation (ISO) is currently revising ISO 9001:2008 to ensure it is relevant and up-to-date and has now had its Draft International Standard (DIS) released.  At the DIS stage all interested parties can …

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Major Changes to ISO 9001 on the Way for 2015

The ISO 9000 series of quality standards is by far the best selling and most extensively used management system worldwide.  Like all ISO standards ISO 9001 generally undergoes a revision every five years. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) is currently undertaking a process for updating the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System standard. The process …

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