25th September, 2017 | by Andrew Barham
We know that when we do an audit, we use a checklist to help us remember what to ask and what to look for – and it normally has a place for us to write down what we’ve seen (the evidence). There is normally a column that allows us to mark some form of symbol to show the finding: C for conformance, NC for nonconformance, O for observation, or something similar.
10th November, 2014 | by Andrew Barham
Answering positively to all these questions does not assure total compliance to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and/or AS/NZS 4801/OHSAS 18001 but it does pick up on some of the key aspects of an integrated management system.
15th July, 2013 | by PwC's Auditor Training & Certification
Our second post of this series focuses on the purchasing of goods and services within an Integrated Management System or IMS.
The purchasing manager can heavily impact upon the company’s Quality, Environmental, and Safety objectives and targets, and is responsible for an area of business where an organisation will spend a significant portion of its money.