Tag Archives: Corrective action

API Q1, Risk Management, Contingency Planning & MOC

In the event of changes that affect the QMS or organizational structure, does API Q1 require a corrective/preventive action to be initiated to document the MOC action? Inquiry: Hi Bill, Firstly, going through the different queries on this site has … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th edition – Risks, Contingency Plans and MOC

QUESTION: From: Darcy K. Sent: May 10, 2014 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th edition, Risks, Contingency Plans and MOC In regard to MOC Process, in your opinion, would it be effective to tie this … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Ed., Quality Policy vs. Objectives

QUESTION: From: T.S. , Tercel Oilfield Sent: Jan. 20, 2014 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Ed., Quality policy and Objectives Am I correct in saying that Objectives should establish the highest overall expectation and … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2008 & API Q1 – Effectiveness of Corrective Actions

QUESTION: From: Muhammad Irshad Sent: March 1, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts What type of evidence must be provided to prove API Q1 requirements for corrective actions have been met?  How can we determine that our corrective … Continue reading

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API Q1, Clause 8.4, Measurement, Analysis & Improvement

QUESTION: From: Valser Oil and Gas Sent: Sept. 20, 2012 To: ATCS – Ask the Expert Subject: ISO TS29001/API Q1, Clause 8.4, Measurement, Analysis and Improvement Valser Oil and Gas asks the following about ISO TS29001/APIQ1 : API Q1, clause … Continue reading

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ISO 9001:2008 Record Availability Requirements

QUESTION: From: An Inquiry From ASQ ‘s Ask the Experts Program Sent: June 7, 2012 To: ATCS – Ask the Expert Subject: ISO 9001:2008 QMS Requirements – Record Availability During a recent second party audit, the customer’s Auditor asked to … Continue reading

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Does CMMI, Level 3 Conformance Ensure ISO 9001 Certification?

The following question has been asked: “Does a software company need to conform with or be capable of meeting CMMI level 3 guidelines in order to become ISO 9001:2008 certified?” Our company is working toward obtaining ISO 9001:2008 and CMMI … Continue reading

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What Does ISO 9001 Require, If An Obsolete Standard Has Been Used?

QUESTION: If an organization uses an outdated standard and later replaces it with latest revision after product has been shipped, what could be the adverse impact of products delivered to customers, if any?  What action should be taken? Question submitted … Continue reading

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