A deeper look at ISO 45001

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A deeper look at ISO 45001

ISO PC 283 was inaugurated in London in October 2013 with the aim of developing ISO 45001, the international standard in Occupational Health and Safety Management. Its ultimate aim is to supplant OHSAS 18001:2007. In excess of 90,000 OHSAS 18001 certificates have been issued in 1...

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Don’t treat variables data as attribute data when using the Acceptance Sampling Standards

Many organizations use Acceptance Sampling as a method of quality control for both inspection of bought-in products, and for inspection of their own manufactured products, prior to despatch.  There are two types of data that arise in these circumstances, namely; variables data f...

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Superb Results from SQT QQI Learners

Congratulations to all our QQI (FET) students who received their results following assessment in March 2016. The overall pass rate was 100% with 84% achieving Distinctions.  38.5% achieved marks between 90-100%. The courses assessed were: Development, Implementation, Validation ...

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Using HACCP to reduce risk in your Food Business

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland recently published a report to state that they received 2,739 complaints in 2015 relating to poor hygiene standards in food premises and the selling of unfit food. 643 complaints  related to the condition of the food premises and 1,052 compla...

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‘All organisations are perfectly aligned to get the results they get’

This quote is from Arthur Jones, an Australian born sociologist, author and former editor of Fortune Magazine and it reminds me of the old saying that ‘we get the politicians we deserve’. SQT has been fortunate to work with some excellent organisations in the Lean Six Sigma a...

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