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Avoiding auditing pitfalls
Published: 8 Jun 2021
Stanley O'Donnell IRCA Principal Auditor, has conducted audits globally in a variety of industries including aerospace, medical, oil and gas, to name a few. He has experienced many pitfalls when auditing and shares some of the obstacle’s auditors should avoid.
Understanding design and development of products and services
Published: 26 Feb 2021
Ravindiran Gurusamy, IRCA Certificated Associate Auditor, offers an overview of ISO9001:2015; Clause 8.3.
Adapting to the new normal: third-party audits
Published: 24 Feb 2021
Damien Tiller, CQP MCQI, IRCA Lead PQMS and QMS Auditor, highlights the way the SOC® Service Organizations: Trust Services Criteria Report could overcome the difficulties inherent in remote auditing.
Dealing with time pressures
Published: 9 Feb 2021
In our latest dilemma, find out how to avoid delays with audits and ensure they’re delivered within the audit plan’s designated timeframe.
MD-QMS ISO 13485:2016 Auditor Conversion (Medical Device – Quality Management System)
The course is aimed at learners wishing to expand their existing management system knowledge and audit skills to include ISO 13485 and applicable international regulatory standards audits in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO/IEC 17021 requirements as applicable.
MD-QMS EU MDR 2017/745 Auditor (Medical Device – Quality Management System)
This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform audits of medical device quality management systems (MD-QMS) against the European Union’s Medical Device Regulation (EU 2017/745) in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021 as applicable.
MD-QMS ISO 13485:2016 Lead Auditor (Medical Device – Quality Management System)
This course aims to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of medical device quality management systems against ISO 13485 and applicable international regulatory standards in accordance with ISO 19011, ISO/IEC 17021.
Auditing Santa's Workshop
Published: 15 Dec 2020
With Christmas soon approaching, Hussain Ali, CQP MCQI, Quality Manager at Jacobs Engineering, explains how an audit at Santa’s Workshop taught him how to deliver more efficient audits during and after the festive season.
Auditing in the 'new normal'
Published: 15 Dec 2020
Roland Tan, Principal Consultant/Director at EQOSH Management Pty Ltd, Australia, provides some key considerations and guidance for performing audits in the ‘new normal’.