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The correct measurement
Published: 28 Mar 2019
Richard Asiedu Ofori, Msc, MBA, CQP, MCQI, Head of the Industrial Metrology Department at Ghana Standards Authority, explains the functions of measurement traceability for coordinating metrological confirmation and why this is important to assure quality in manufacturing and international trade
Services quality vs manufacturing quality – how do you define quality in a service organisation?
Published: 2 Aug 2018
Sponsored article: Matt Tizzard explains why quality in services can be difficult to evaluate and shares some tools to help your business improve its quality culture.
Portsmouth International Port migrates to ISO 45001
Published: 30 Jul 2018
John Feltham, Systems and Standards Compliance Manager at Portsmouth International Port, talks to Alicia Dimas about the organisation’s successful migration from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001, just one month after the new standard was released.
Meet Qatar’s first ISO 45001 certified company
Published: 4 Jun 2018
Shipping company Nakilat was certified to the new international standard for occupational health and safety management within two weeks of its launch. Here’s how they did it.
Assuring the future of the assurance market
Published: 14 May 2018
John Rowley, Global CEO at SAI Global Assurance, headline partner of the 2018 International Quality Awards, talks to Tracy Tyley about his role, company goals, and the key challenges affecting the industry.
Published: 11 Apr 2018
Ratings systems could change the way we view quality standards and the role that organisations, such as ISO, play in quality certification.
How to engage with Human Activity Systems
Published: 17 Jan 2018
Bob Kennedy describes a fresh interpretation of system of profound knowledge that facilitates meaningful engagement with 21st century human activity systems.
The dangers of cowboy certification
Published: 8 Jun 2017
In an extract from Quality World magazine (June 2017), Rob Fenn, CQP FCQI, chief executive of the British Assessment Bureau, reveals how cowboy certification is threatening the reputation of ISO 9001:2015 and the industry.
Fish Fraud: How the Marine Stewardship Council tackles unregulated fishing
Published: 2 Jun 2017
In the early 1990s the impact of overfishing on the marine environment and on seafood supplies was reaching a critical point. This year the Marine Stewardship Council is celebrating its 20th anniversary and the picture is looking far healthier.
The cost of rework: Finding the key to improving productivity in construction
Published: 24 May 2017
Seán Connolly, the quality leader at Expanded, a Laing O'Rourke company, asks whether reducing rework is the key to improving productivity in construction.