ISO 9001 Requirements

In addition to having a quality policy and quality objectives, your organisation must meet the following ISO 9001 requirements to get certified:

You must have 6 written procedures:

  1. Document control
  2. Internal audits
  3. Records control
  4. Non conforming product
  5. Corrective action
  6. Preventive action (corrective and preventive action are in the same procedure)

Some of the requirements in ISO 9001 include:

  • Setting objectives and plans
  • Preparing a set of procedures that cover all key processes in the business;
  • Having monitoring processes;
  • Keeping adequate records;
  • Recording defects, with appropriate corrective action where necessary;
  • Regularly reviewing individual processes and the management system itself for effectiveness; and
  • Facilitating continual improvement

To be ready for the certification audit, an organization must have the following:

  • A Quality Management System (QMS) manual.
  • Procedures required by the ISO Standard.
  • Procedures that are needed by the organization to perform work.
  • Operate in accordance with the manual and procedures.
  • Provide evidence that the organization is operating according to the manual and procedures.

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