Identification, Traceability, and Preservation
As we dig into the detailed ISO 9001 production control clauses and requirements, some organizations, especially the service-oriented ones, might find that some of these requirements don’t apply to their specific operations. Be careful though, as some of these requirements, while they may not appear to apply on the surface, actually can be applied to your business, and taking an exemption to a clause that is truly applicable can cause problems during your ISO 9001 certification audit.
Let’s take a look at how ISO 9001 wants you to manage (control, label, track, etc.) your raw material, in-process (WIP), and finished goods. [Read more…]