10 Tips for ISO Audit Preparation

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Preparing for an ISO 9001:2008 audit is the key to a smooth experience when the auditor arrives onsite.  We follow this checklist, and review it with all employees:

10 Tips to Prepare for a Successful ISO 9001:2008 Audit

  1. Employees must be aware of the company Quality Policy and should be able to state it in their own words.
  2. Employees must be aware of the Quality Objectives.
  3. Every employee must understand how they “make a difference”
  4. Every employee must be trained in the area that they work and understand the process they perform.
  5. All appropriate and maintained records are available that documents refer to.
  6. Forms that are used are controlled and completely filled out accordingly.
  7. All records are checked for current revisions.
  8. Documentation and records are available for quick access.
  9. Listen!
  10. Be Professional!


Following these guidelines everyday not only makes the audit process simple and smooth, but also helps to improve quality and lower costs. 

How do you prepare for an ISO audit?

 

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