| Responsibilities and authorities assigned for QMS, customer focus, processes.
Consistent with ISO 9001:2008
Must ensure the integrity of the QMS when changes are planned and implemented
| Controlled quality policy – meeting specific requirements in previous
Posted quality policy, or other evidence of communication – (Also on website)
Employees and contractors should understand how it relates to their work
| Does quality policy:
Include a commitment to satisfy applicable req’s?
Include a commitment to continually improve?
Is the quality policy controlled (Approved…)
Is quality policy communicated and understood & available to interested parties?
| Develop a policy that meets points a – d
Communicating the quality policy
These are consistent with ISO 9001:2008.
Must be available to relevant interested parties
Give organization’s context & Interested
Parties some thought when reviewing and updating