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ISO 9001:2015 & Determining External & Internal Issues

QUESTION: From: Adolpho P., April, 21, 2017 – My question is regarding ISO 9001:2015 requirements for reporting external and internal issues as a part of the management review process.  Which subjects should be analyzed as the inputs, subclause 9.3.2.b?  I don’t … Continue reading

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API Q2 Fundamentals and Practitioner Training (CEU Credits)


API Q2 Fundamentals & Practitioner training courses will be conducted by ATCS in Kingwood TX. The two and a half (2 1/2) days of API Q2 Fundamentals training will provide participants with insight into the drivers behind Q2’s importance and its value in the Oil & Natural Gas Industry. Using practical examples and hands-on application, (more…)

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23320 US-59, Kingwood, Texas, 77339, United States

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API Q2 Risk Assessment, Contingency Planning & MOC

Inquiry: Where can examples of how to implement API Q2 requirements for risk assessments, contingency planning and management of change be found? Suggestions are appreciated. Maxwell Reply: Hello Maxwell, ISO 31000 can provide some general guidance regarding  risk management terminologies … Continue reading

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Introduction to Risk Management


Upon the completion of this 1 1/2 day course, participants will be able to demonstrate a general knowledge of Risk management terms and definitions, Identify hazards and risks, Updating control measures, Conducting a root cause analysis, Selecting a risk management technique and disaster recovery and contingency plans.  This course includes group and individual exercises and discussions. (more…)

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API Q1, 9th Edition – Critical Supplier

QUESTION: From: Joe St. J., Sent: May 1, 2014 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Edition, Critical Suppliers Joe St. J, asks the following about APIQ1: Hello, Our company remains in the process of transitioning … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Edition, Management of Change

ATCS – QBLOG, ASK THE EXPERT – September 14, 2013 QUESTION: From: Muhammad Irhad Company: EPC Services, Edmonton Alberta Sent: August 23, 2013 To: ATCS – QBlog, Ask The Experts Subject: API Q1, 9th Edition – Management of Change (MOC) … Continue reading

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API Q1, 9th Edition, Risk Management

QUESTION: From: Razif, Valser Oil and Gas Sent: July 26, 2013 To: ATCS – QBLOG, Ask the Experts Subject: What Reference Can I Use To Develop an API Q1, Risk Management Procedure? I am new to this area of quality … 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 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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Corrective & Preventive Actions Explained

A standard requirement for every ISO 9001 and ISO TS29001/APIQ1 quality management system is to have documented procedures for corrective and preventive actions. Explanation: A corrective action is “REACTIVE” and a Preventive action is “PROACTIVE”.  Any action taken to prevent … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Management & Quality Audits, Part 4

ISO 9001 nor ISO TS29001/API Q1 is prescriptive with regard to the methodologies to be used to monitor, measure or analyze supplier performance. Every organization must consider and select the approach that works best for them. Continue reading

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