ISO 9001:2008 is an international Standard which is recognized for the Quality Management System.ISO 9001 was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 176, Quality management system. ISO 9001 is an international standard prepared by international organization for standardization. An ISO 9001 certification doesn't certify products of the company. It only focuses upon working methodology that forces an organization to establish Quality management system.
This fourth edition (ISO 9001:2008) cancels and replaces the third edition (ISO 9001:2000), which has been amended to clarify points. ISO 9001 specifies requirements for a quality management system that can be used for internal application by organizations, or for certification, or for contractual purposes. ISO 9001 provides an organization with a set of principles that ensure focused, informed, scientific and proven approach to the management of business activities to consistently achieve customer satisfaction and continually improve operational effectiveness & helps all kinds of organizations to succeed through improved customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement.
ISO 9001 is by far the world's most popular globally and many organizations in 178 countries worldwide had implemented this standard. The ISO 9001:2008 provide organization with a set of processes that ensure a common sense approach to the management of organization and establish process approach. The system should ensure consistency and improvement of working practices, which in turn provide products and services that meet customer's requirements. ISO 9000 is the most commonly used international standard that provides a framework for an effective quality management system.
The organization irrespective of manufacturing or service industry can benefit of implementing ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System as listed below.
The ISO 9001 certification is done by recognized accredited certifying body. In iso 9001 certification includes implementation of quality management system within the organization, ISO awareness as well as internal auditor training as well as documentation for iso 9001 certification. An ISO 9001:2008 certificate is not a once-and-for-all award, but must be renewed at regular intervals recommended by the certification body, usually around three years. The iso 9001 certificate is issued for the period of 3 years after successful completion of pre–assessment and registration (Final) assessment. Surveillance audits are conducted by the Certifying body within the period of 3 years at the interval of 6 Months, 9 Months or 12 Months depending upon the nature and size of the Organization.
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There are 5 main requirements of ISO 9001:2008 standard as listed below.
ISO 9001 quality system standard must be developed against 8 principles of management as listed below.
ISO 9001 Implementation Tips
ISO 9001 2008 certification is a Quality management system certification. It demands an organization to be customer focused and customer committed. Some of the points to be considered in implementing ISO 9001 is as below.