1. Risks, Threats and Opportunities – Why is ISO sending mixed messages?

    The new draft international standards for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2016 are sending mixed messages with regard to risk. Both ISO 9001 for Quality and ISO 45001 for OH&S say that organizations need to address risks and opportunities (clause 6.1) which suggests that risks are negative and opportunities are positive. However, this is […]

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  2. Document Release: Transitioning from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 Guidance from the IAF

    The Transition Planning Guidance document for ISO 9001:2015 has just been approved and released by the members of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF). You can access a free copy of the approved version by clicking the link below: http://www.iaf.nu/upFiles/IAFID9Transition9001PublicationVersion.pdf This document has been designed by the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) to assist organizations and individuals […]

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  3. Breaking News: Australia the only country to vote against new Quality Policy interpretation

    As we’re drawing ever closer to the release of ISO 9001:2015, the ISO Technical Committee 176/SC 2 has just announced that the interpretation of the Quality Policy has been approved. Australia was the only country to vote against the interpretation, citing; ISO 9001 is not a legal document and so Australia does not agree that […]

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