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Non-conformity – not following a procedure

October 17, 2012

Dominic Parry

A common finding when auditing is discovering that the organisation or department that you are auditing is not following their own internal procedure or policy.  This is a non-conformity, and should be raised as such.  The problem is – what clause of the standard actually states that you should follow your procedures?  On investigation this is not as easy to find as you might like to think! Read more

Procedure or documented procedure?

September 25, 2012

Dominic Parry

In many standards that exist there are often statements such as “there must be a procedure to control training records”.  Whilst I am sure that none of you will disagree with a statement such as this there is an element of unclarity in the statement itself.  It surrounds the use of the word procedure and what is meant by a procedure.  Read more

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