How to keep up with quality standards?
8/29/2016 3:26 PM
As you know, today the quality management is very important and strategic for companies and industries in all part of the world. Quality standards are valuable tools but not just to follow them at a given moment when management systems are implemented, but it is also necessary to be updated with news of those rules.
How to keep up to date with changing standards as quality?
Since the business and social world changes quickly, quality standards must also be agile in their changes and improvements. ANSI (American National Standards Institute), the American association of standardization and certification, is the entity dedicated to the development of certification and standardization of all industrial sectors and services in America.
Therefore, this means that when a company or organization wishes to obtain a certificate of quality standards such as ISO, should approach ANSI as responsible for the dissemination of technical standards in country and it is also responsible for delivering the certificates which in turn, are the most valued internationally.
ANSI is aware of its important role, it has a website where you can access the rules and collections of this organization. Thus, it is possible that companies can see all the collections of rules that interests them to work day and its updates internally, always with the latest version of the standard.
Of course, you can also access via e-mail or telephone to the advice of this organization.
To use this site you can proceed in several ways. One of the ways to access updated quality standards is entering the text you want to search or choosing the area or sector of interest standard, as there are many.
Another way to look for quality standards to see the latest updates each, is to choose the web panel ansi.org/accreditation in this place we can find the complete collection, national legislation regarding standards, U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to ISO, and then all quality standards and other standards certifying ANSI.
From this site, is also easy to access personalized assistance in case of need, and details of the standard with one click.
Following the example of the ISO 9000 2015 standard we can find the complete collection of more than 10,000 American standards published by the association. We can also find the approach to that process management, hospital management, implementation and improvement of the system of quality management with specific rules on the requirements for implementation of management systems quality in any organization, systems integration whose management section contains documents on the major current systems of environmental safety and health at work, etc., governance models for information technology and technical regulation of distribution.
In conclusion, it is a virtual space quite useful for all companies interested in quality standards. So far there was such a simple and practical method to be updated and always up to date quality standards. This step is of great interest to the American productive sector and services.