ISO 9000 is a family of standards for quality management systems. ISO 9000 is maintained by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization and is administered by accreditation and certification bodies. The rules are updated and changes in the requirements for quality, motivate revision of the standards. Recently, on November 15, 2008, changes were made to the requirements of ISO 9001.
Some of the requirements in ISO 9001 include:
The standard specifies the following compulsory documents:
In addition to these, ISO 9001 requires a Quality Policy and Quality Manual.
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