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Applying the Process Approach to a Quality Management System

Many people when they encounter the term process approach struggle to grasp an understanding of the term, and without this, the approach cannot be adequately followed. This article written by our expert Tutor, Liam Regan defines and outlines 10 steps on how the process approach c...

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ISO Ireland Exhibition 2018

ISO Ireland Exhibition took place on the 18th of September at Croke Park in Dublin. The agenda included four ISO standards: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 & ISO 50001. The main goal of the event was to bring together local businesses that are considering certification against...

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October update on ISO 17025

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories moves to FDIS version. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories published jointly by ISO and IEC (International Electrotech...

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ISO 45001 update August 2017

As the development of ISO 45001 progresses ISO/DIS 45001.2 was published in May 2017. It was subject to a ballot of 69 national standards bodies (NSBs) of whom 88% approved and only 11% disapproved. Because this was short of the 25% threshold required for rejection of the text th...

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Integrated Management Systems: Benefits and Constraints

An integrated management system (IMS) refers to the seamless integration of several different standards into a common system that meets the requirements of each of the standards. This allows the organisation to work as a single unit with unified objectives. When integrating sever...

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