Benefits of implementing quality management systems include increased operational efficiency; an opportunity to critically examine how employees do their work and interact between functions; establishing the proper processes for future operations; better documentation of methods and responsibilities; consistency of process; greater employee awareness about quality; cost savings from less scrap and rework, as well as fewer warranty claims; enhanced communication among employees; customer satisfaction; competitive edge; increased credibility; ease of trade; perceived higher quality; reduced customer audits; increased market share; and fulfilling supplier requirements for certification
ISO 9001 is a base standard program in ANAB's fee schedule.
Please refer to the information about the accreditation process at How to Become an ANAB-Accredited Certification Body.
You can view the ISO 9001 application in .pdf format to understand specific requirements but the application process must be completed online via ANAB's EQM database; first-time EQM users must register to create an account.
You can also view the ISO 9001:2015 transition application in .pdf format.
Available from IAF:
IAF MD1:2007 Certification of Multiple Site Based on Sampling
IAF MD2:2007 Transfer of Accredited Certification of Management Systems
IAF MD 3:2008 Advanced Surveillance and Recertification Procedures
IAF MD 4:2008 Use of Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques for Accredited Certification of Management Systems
IAF MD 5:2009 Duration of QMS and EMS Audits
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