The Elite Helicopter journey to ISO 9001 certification 7 December 2020 | In this article, we take a look at Elite Helicopters – a new client beginning their journey towards a certified quality management system. Elite Aviation Group is one of Queensland’s premier helicopter operators with over 40 years’ worth of experience in SEQ. Its…

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Another ISO 9001 Success Story! 13 November 2020 | Qudos has a diverse portfolio of clients that we partner with to develop and maintain successful management systems – based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 27001, NDIS and other requirements. We take pride in sharing their stories. Allmet Engineering is a leading-edge provider…

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10 Essential Tips for a Great Quality Management System  30 September 2020 | This article is a summary of the eBook ’10 Essential Tips for a Great Quality Management System’ which is available in Qudos3 – the comprehensive software solution for your Quality or Integrated Management System. 1.  Leadership and commitment from top management Genuine…

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Business continuity and the ISO 22301 standard 19 May 2020   Business continuity management is dealing with the impact of disruptions in order to continue providing services or products. That is, at least to acceptable levels and time frames. A BCMS (or business continuity management system) will integrate arrangements for prevention and recovery to build…

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Getting to the root of the problem #2 Article: Cause and Effect Analysis – 15 April 2020 Many problems are the result of a number of causes combined together rather than just a single cause. For that reason, Cause and Effect Analysis can help to break down a complex problem into a number of contributory causes. Naturally,…

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Getting to the root of the problem #1 Article: Root cause Analysis – 6 April 2020 When problems occur in organisations, it is generally easiest to deal with the symptoms. Dealing with the immediately obvious aspects of a problem is also generally what gets recognition. Therefore, we tend to do exactly that. For instance, if…

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ISO 45001 OHS Standard: A Quick Intro 3 March 2020 The ISO 45001 OHS Standard specifies requirements for an OHSMS (Occupational Health & Safety Management System). It was released in 2018 and is gradually superseding many earlier national standards. Many observers consider ISO 45001 to be the most significant OHS standard ever. Why? Well, a…

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10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #3 Set SMART Objectives ISO 9001 requires top management to establish quality objectives throughout their organization. Unfortunately, this is an aspect of quality management to which many pay scant regard – taking the easy way out with a few hastily penned statements that are neither very challenging, or…

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Our December 2019 Newsletter 17 December 2019   Christmas holiday greetings and closure details Management systems and the PDCA cycle (article and video) New ISO 27001 InfoSec Toolkit Ask the experts (about Objective planning) Audit template to download Qudos 3 IMS software update | Qudos Club news Click here to read Newsletter.

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Our March 2019 Newsletter 21 March 2018 What evidence would an auditor look for as compliance to ISO 9001:2015 clause 7.1.4 Environment for the operation of processes? First aid – internal audit template 10 FAQs about obtaining ISO 27001 Information Security Certification Welcome to our newest Re-seller 50 sample objectives for your management system New ISO…

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