In April 2018, the revised version of ISO 9004:2018 has been published. The following article deals with facets of the Standard’s history, as well as with objectives of the revision and significant changes.
As far as the standards for educational organizations are concerned, there has been a lot of movement. Based on the existing ISO 9001 and ISO 29990 models, two new standards have been developed: ISO 29993: 2017 and ISO 21001: 2018.
The conference for quality managers and CEOs was held for the 13th time on April 17th, 2018. The topics were great and informative, presenters were very prepared, shared actual and useful information and generated a relaxed and joyful atmosphere for the whole day.
The FSC International Board of Directors has approved the revised Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders. The revised standard will become effective on 1 March 2018.
The World Climate Conference will be held between 6. and 17. November 2017 in Bonn.
Reason to make a CO2 crash check. What are the facts? Where are we standing? How much does climate change cost us? What can we do?
From 11 to 15 September 2017, the global meeting of quality experts in the relevant Technical Committee 176 took place in Bali, Indonesia. About 150 experts from all around the world met to proceed with working on the Standards.
The implementation and certificatin of Management Systems International Standards, such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, achieved a high international recognition, with more than 1 million organizations with their Quality Management Systems certified worldwide. Researchers have been paying considerable attenttion to this theme and the number of published articles has robustly grown.
Since 24.05.2017 the ISO/TS 22163 as successor of IRIS Rev. 2.1 is published. On the 1st of June 2017 the new IRIS CertificationTM rules 2017 for certification has been published. Please note – only quality management systems certified according IRIS Rev. 03 will be accepted within the railway-business.
Half-time at the changeover to ISO 9001. What are the experiences, and how should the Revision be used to guarantee the further development of the quality management system rather than make it even more complicated? What can the changeover yield, and what should rather be avoided? Dr. Mag. Anni Koubek gives some suggestions based on the first 1000 audits and has answers to frequently asked questions.
Interview with Eckehard Bauer, member of the Austrian mirror committee to TC 262 and vice president of Quality Austria, responsible for safety, transport, Business Continuity Management and Risk Management.