Internal & External Audit Findings Examples (Based on ISO 9001:2015)

In this post, we are going to discuss Internal & External Audit Findings Examples (Based on ISO 9001:2015). Through these examples, you will be able to understand exactly the mindset that an auditor would have during an internal audit or an external audit done by a certification body. Types of findings: ISO, which is the …

External Audits by Certification Bodies

External Audits – What to expect? External Audits by Certification Bodies is the last step before ISO Certification. Many companies tend to get excited about this part as they do not feel that they are ever ready for the audit. However, like any other concept within ISO Certification – this is just another angle through …

ISO 9001:2015 – Internal Audit Criteria with examples

This page is dedicated to helping you learn the art & science of internal auditing. It is by no means a comprehensive list but it gives you the basis of ISO 9001:2015 – Internal Audit Criteria with examples. ISO 9001:2015 – Internal Audit Criteria with examples Section one of five ISO 9001:2015 – Internal Audit …

Operational Procedures for ISO 9001:2015 Requirements

ISO Certification could easily be described as the most important step you’ll ever do for your business. By Creating Operational Procedures for ISO 9001:2015 certification requirements, you are sure to cater to the most critical elements of your core activities. In turn, by taking a deep dive into these key activities, you are bound to …

ISO Certification vs ISO Accreditation

ISO Certification vs ISO Accreditation are 2 terms that are somewhat used interchangeably, but that however have 2 very different meanings. So, to explain this difference, let’s start from the foundation of what ISO. What is ISO ISO is the International Organisation for Standardisation and its role within the industry is to create standards covering …

ISO 20121 – Sustainable Events

The ISO 20121 – Sustainable Events, just like other standards within the ISO family, is a voluntary standard. This particular standard aims to make a positive impact on the world we live in. ISO 20121 – Sustainable Events, is a practical tool for managing events so that they contribute to the three dimensions of sustainability: …

Recommendations from Certification Bodies

Recommendations from Certification Bodies are always appreciated by ISO consultants who are willing to learn and grow. The following are some of the suggestions that we have received from certification bodies over time. Customer feedback Given that the focus of an ISO 9001 certification is to improve the reliability of our products and services as …

Responsibilities for the Quality Representative

Responsibilities for the Quality Representative is something that thriving business owners think about when embarking on a continual improvement project. Most successful business leaders feel that they would be better off to assign the improvement project to one specific person. The Quality Representative has a very intriguing Job Description as will be highlighted in this …

ISO 22000 Certification – Food Safety Management

Certification to ISO 22000 Certification – Food Safety Management, is a major milestone for aspiring companies within the food industry. In a previous post, we have already discussed the various management systems that exist within the ISO family. In this post, we will go deeper into what ISO 22000 Certification – Food Safety Management really …