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QUALITY CULTURE

Quality management is a field that is important for every organization. Although we see more emphasis on Quality when an organization works based on a standard, whether it be ISO or any other.

In the new world, the Quality department is more like an internal consultancy department helping the different departments continuously improve. This way, each department is responsible for the Quality of the output they deliver, while the Quality department helps them improve processes.


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STANDARDS TO HELP TOURISM RECOVER POST COVID-19

The ISO member for Spain, UNE, has developed national guidance to reinvigorate one if its most important sectors after an extended lockdown.

As millions of Spaniards and foreign tourists alike come out of lockdown measures, many are looking for a well-earned break from the stresses that confinement can bring. Once again, people are starting to head for Spain’s world-class beaches and historical cities. The new specifications, known as UNE 0066, comprise directives and security measures that will help those working in tourism to keep coronavirus under control.


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CELEBRATING WORLD ACCREDITATION DAY

Never before has hygiene had so much attention, including that for food. This year’s World Accreditation Day focuses on food safety and ISO has new standards in the pipeline with that in mind.

We are all now pretty clear about washing our hands, but what about everyone else? Even more importantly, how do we know that those in the food supply chain have taken all the right hygiene steps to keep us safe?

ISO has developed many of the International Standards referenced by regulators for assessing the competence of inspection bodies, laboratories and certification bodies throughout the food supply chain, from crop and animal production to distribution, storage, catering, packaging and more...


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NEW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM STANDARD FOR OIL AND GAS PUBLISHED

Designed to work hand-in-hand with ISO 9001, this all new MSS is a game changer for management of supply chain risks and opportunities in the petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries.

ISO 29001, Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries – Sector-specific quality management systems – Requirements for product and service supply organizations, joins the ranks of management system standards (MSS) that are tailored to the needs of specific sectors. It replaces the previous technical specification, ISO/TS 29001, and goes far beyond just a change of name. The most significant revision is the way in which it’s been aligned to ISO 9001.


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