QHSE

Corrective action, how effective is yours?

The effectiveness of the corrective action can end for a lot of companies into a NCR during the audit. These companies are having trouble to not only to describe the effectiveness properly, but mainly to measure…
nickappel
22nd March 2017
QHSE

SWOT analysis – Context of the organisation

The SWOT analysis is a business tool that is widely used. The introduction of chapter 4 “Context of the organisation” within the new ISO standards makes this technique applicable for management systems. Since then, it has been commonly…
nickappel
3rd March 2017
QHSE

Transition to ISO9001:2015

The first important question to ask is why would you change to the ISO9001:2015 version. Apart from the fact that it is obligatory if you want to stay certified, it has other advantages. Integrated system Quite a…
nickappel
8th February 2017
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Management review – Where to focus?

Many quality managers are having a hard time getting support from management. The yearly management review is an opportunity to get the opinion of higher management when it comes to the management system. In that respect, it can…
nickappel
2nd December 2016
QHSE

Risk Management in ISO 9001:2015

Risk management is one of the basic requirements as described in the HLS (High Level Structure). This HLS applies to all standards that “are plugged into it” and the High Level Structure (HLS) of the new ISO…
nickappel
3rd October 2016
QHSE

Digital Quality and Safety Management

A question often asked is “Why would we want to use a dedicated digital solution for our quality and safety activities while Office and an intranet are working just fine?”. It indeed might work just fine,…
nickappel
9th September 2016
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The importance of training employees

Proper training is crucial when it comes to creating and maintaining an effective management system. Putting changes to processes on paper is easy but getting these new insights to employees is a different story. Eventually, they…
nickappel
8th June 2016
Qooling event 12th of AprilCulture

Event: First workshop organised by Qooling

Tuesday, the 12th of April, we successfully organised our first event together with ProcesDoen! The event was hosted at the inspirational location YesDelft!, the incubator of the Delft University of Technology. The workshop was a big success…
nickappel
19th April 2016
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