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ISO 9001 quality manual - ISO 9001 Consultant

Often companies go overboard and create a huge, unmanageable Quality Manual that is basiy a re-writing of the ISO 9001 standard with a change from “you shall” to “we will.” While there is some argument that this gives a written example of the company’s commitment to meet each requirement in the standard, such a document tends to be long and not easily read and understood by many employees.

EXAMPLE QUALITY MANUAL - the Quality Network

Some companies have taken a step toward making the Quality Manual smaller, more graphic, and easier to understand quickly.

What is a <em>quality</em> <em>manual</em>? - Mapwrht

Quality Manual - Alabama Specialty Products, Inc.

In short, it fails the test for simplicity and ease of understanding.

What is a quality manual? - Mapwrht

In many cases the Quality Manual will identify none, but the most common exclusion is the requirement of the ISO 9001 standard for “Desn & Development” for companies such as a machining shop, which works exclusively from customer drawings and does not desn any products itself.


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