ISO 9001 Standards

ISO 9001:2015

The 2015 revision to ISO 9001, the international standard specifying requirements for quality management systems, has been published and is now available for purchase in these formats:

Open to Change

QP July 15 CoverThe ISO 9001 revision is scheduled for release in September. In this Quality Progress article (open access), find out how business sectors will handle revisions to their own guidance documents in the coming years. 

ISO 9001:2015 Transition Starts With Top Management

In the May 2015 issue of Standards Connection, Paul Palmes, chair of the International Technical Committee 176, subcommittee 1, responsible for the revision of ISO 9000, explains why three additions to the latest draft of ISO 9001 require leadership’s direct involvement in your 2015 transition.

Transition Planning Guidance for ISO 9001:2015

This document provides guidance for the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 and has been prepared by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) in cooperation with ISO/TC 176/SC 2/WG 23, the working group that focuses on communications and product support for standards including ISO 9001. Download this Informative Document (PDF) from the IAF site.

Catch My Draft?

CatchMyDraftStandardsOutlookR. Dan Reid dissects the ISO 9001:2015 draft international standard in his Standards Outlook column in the November 2014 QP.

ISO 9001:2015 – New Terminology, Not a Change in Requirements

LorriHuntLorri Hunt, a U.S. technical expert and task group monitor for the next revision to ISO 9001, explains the upcoming standard revision in this “A View From the Q" guest post.

Communicating ISO 9001:2015

Presentation iconPresentation slide decks and other documents to help communicate the message of ISO 9001:2015 are available from the ISO sub-committee that is responsible for the development of International Standards and documents in the ISO 9000 series. Among the documents you can download from the ISO website are: 

For more resources and information, visit the homepage of ISO's Technical Committee no. 176, Sub-committee no. 2. 

Member Meeting Kit: Countdown to ISO 9001:2015

Countdown KCThis meeting kit encourages member groups to discuss the next revision to ISO 9001, the international standard specifying requirements for quality management systems. Use the presentation slides to lead a discussion about what changes to expect and how to prepare.

ISO 9001:2008 Available from ASQ

ASQ is the only place to get ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2008, the American National Standard version of ISO 9001:2008. 

Example Quality Manual

Need to write a quality manual that conforms to ISO 9001:2008? Download an example quality manual and read about how to create one. 


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