I have it on the latest, highest authority that the revision contains:
- more emphasis on non-manufacturing sectors
- a new common ISO format.
This is still at committee stage, but so far this is how ISO9001:2015 will look:
4. Context of the organization
9. Performance evaluation
Available shortly from the QUALIDOC website – Quality Policy Manual for ISO9001:2008 and AS9100C
IN THE QUALIDOC PIPELINE: QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCEDURES TO SUPPORT THE QUALITY POLICY MANUAL.
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR INFORMATION ON AS9100 REVISIONS BASED ON ISO9001:2015
THE FIRST IMPRESSION IS VERY IMPORTANT. THE FIRST MEETING IN AN ASSESSMENT (MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY) IS LIKELY TO BE IN THE ADMINISTRATION AREA.
BE AWARE OF
PILES OF DOCUMENTS WAITING TO BE PROCESSED OR FILED
DOCUMENTS IN UNAUTHORISED LOCATIONS
FILES AND FILING CABINETS WITHOUT CORRECT IDENTIFICATION (MASTER DOCUMENT LIST REFERENCE)
OBSOLETE DOCUMENTS NEGLECTED ON SHELVES AND DARK CORNERS.
DUST, DIRT AND TRASH
OVERCROWDING (STAFF, FURNITURE)
INAPPROPRIATE WORKING CONDITIONS
INCOMING QUALITY-CRITICAL ITEMS IN UNAUTHORIZED SPARE SPACES
I HAVE IT ON THE BEST AUTHORITY THAT:
Proposed issue date for the revision is October, 2015
ISO has completed revising one draft, but has neither completed editing the new version nor is releasing it publicly yet.
The ISO committee has just completed the “Working Draft” stage, and is expected to release the “Committee Draft” in early June.
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE INFO ON THIS REVISION.
According to Qualidoc’s quality management consultant, Jean White, quality managers preparing for AS9100 certification should be aware that significant changes in auditing standards are in the pipeline.
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(Republished with permission of Aerospace Manufacturing)