ISO 9001 Definition Survival Guide

How did you Survive your ISO Audit?

During your ISO 9001 audit (Or any other ISO audit) did you encounter any surprises? How did you fix this? Tell us about your major and minor findings… and your unique corrective actions.

During preparation for the audit did you find some troublesome issues? Were there some areas that you try to hide away from the ISO auditor?

Did your auditor ask unfair or silly questions? What were they and how did you respond?

Help us build our ISO survival guide. Let us know your survival experiences so others can learn and improve their quality assurance management system.

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This page is dedicated to users providing their specific ISO 9001 experience. This experience builds the Quality Assurance Solutons ISO 9001 survival guide.

Readers of the material from the links will gain insight and knowledge with regards to ISO audits. Readers can then apply this knowledge for their ISO certification purposes. As the survival guide builds, this information will be quite valuable to the reader.

In addition ISO Registars and auditors can read the comments and gain better understanding for improving thier audits. This prevents repeating auditing mistakes.

Contributions support the ISO 9001 defintion because the application of ISO 9001 can be significantly different from one company to the next. These real world case studies help others understand ISO Quality Management Systems.

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