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RWM Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Show

http://www.rwmexhibition.com/ I had the opportunity attend the RWM Efficiency and Waste Management Show, and it was an eye opener, I am truly amazed at the technology and resources out there that are helping keep our waste controls in place regarding regulations. There where many exhibitors pushing the boundaries to ensure that products and services are…

I often get asked this question about 9001

Isn’t it the preserve of big business? I will always answer no, The standard can be used by any organisation, regardless of size or type. While small companies may not have staff dedicated to quality, they can still enjoy the benefits of implementing the standard. In many ways the standard will develop a professional culture…

The New Revision

The new ISO9001:2015 standard has arrived. It focuses on a process-based approach with the aim to produce a desired outcome. Several changes have occured from the 9001:2008 version: The process approach strongly emphasises that the Quality Management System has to be woven into and fully aligned with an organisation’s strategic direction. The PDCA (plan-do-check-act) methodolody…

Auditing, not everyones cup of tea

Not all organisations can afford or want to have a dedicated auditing and/or quality team managing compliance for existing certifications. It’s common to see this requirement bolted on to roles that are already stretched. In our experience, this is rarely a recipe for success, often leading to unmotivated staff and non-conformances come external audit time.…