Tag Archives: ISO TS29001

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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Are ISO 9001:2008 & API Q1, 8th Edition Redundant Certifications?

QUESTION: From: Stephane Sent: May 27, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask the Experts Subject:  Are ISO 9001:2008 and API Q1, 8th Edition Redundant QMS Certifications? Hello, we currently have 4 standards, two are specific to Chile and are mandatory.  … 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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Can ISO 9001 Certification Be A Supplier Requirement?

QUESTION: From: ASQ Ask the Experts Sent: Jan. 18, 2013 To: ATCS – ASQ Ask the Experts Subject: Can ISO 9001 Certification Be A Supplier Requirement? Our company has bought another company in Canada and we are outsourcing to them. … Continue reading

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ISO 9001 & API Q1 Management Rep Requirements

QUESTION: From: An inquiry from a recent Q-Blog visitor- Bud Sent: Jan. 17, 2013 To: ATCS – Ask the Expert Subject: ISO 9001:2008, Clause 5.5.2, Management Rep Appointment We are a small company that employs less than 20 people. Our … 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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ISO 9001, Clause 5.3, Quality Policy Requirements

E. Chukwu has asked the following question. To ensure conformance with ISO 9001:2008 requirements, what are the important areas to be addressed when writing a quality policy for a company involved in shipping agency, husbanding and protective agency business? Answer: … Continue reading

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Does API Q1 Require Suppliers To Be ISO 9001:2008 Certified?

Fayyaz Ahmed Asks The Following About APIQ1 : What will be viable corrective action to take if it is observed during an audit that one of their suppliers of calibration services does not have valid ISO 9001:2008 certification? Should a … Continue reading

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Does API Q1 still refer to ISO 9001:2000 as a valid standard?

Fayyaz Ahmed Asks: API Q1 requires that the organization establish control features for the purchasing process and supplier selection. But what if an approved supplier has an ISO 9001:2000 certification and has not upgraded to ISO 9001:2008? This supplier is … Continue reading

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API 7K – Can Engineering Be Excluded From The Quality Manual Scope?

Question:  Sammy O. asks, can design and development be excluded from the scope of our API 7K product specification license and our API Q1 QMS manual? ATCS Reply: Good question, however, according to the API’s Advisory 6, dated June 10, … Continue reading

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