Everyone has a different view of what quality management means, and everyone is probably correct, writes Bill Coetzee. Quality is as contagious as a smile.
Sheq consultant Rudy Maritz unpacks some threats and opportunities for Sheq professions in Africa in 2016.
Some SABS Approved geysers are health, safety, environment, quality, maintenance and cost risks. SABS suspended seven managers in another standards scandal.
Annex SL, the “standard for standards” guides many changes that will affect the way we implement and integrate management system in the future.
Coal smog stress on our health and environment will continue as government maintains current air emission standards, said the World-wide Fund.
Most firehose reels are not dependable, despite bearing the SABS mark. The quality of imported equipment, and the SANS 543 standard itself is compromised.
The SA Department of Health still trusts SABS testing of condom quality, despite a series of failures and STD health risks in recent years.
The causes of poor quality management, and a framework for improving the quality of management, services and products, are outlined by Prof John Smallwood.
The Quality Management System standard ISO 9001:2015 will introduce risk-based planning, assessment and evaluation by the end of 2015.
Quality management enables any organisation to improve products or service, reduce loss, and grow market share, said an ISO 90001 company at Washeq 2012.
The Southern African Society for Quality (SASQ), a quality auditing body including sheq auditors, hosts its 2012 general meeting on Friday 1 June in Modderfontein.
The SA Society for Quality, SASQ, is extending its scope to represent general Sheq practitioners in the quality body.
Quality managers, consultants and auditors aim to form an umbrella federation board for professional development and quality registration.
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