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Back to Basics: Corrective vs. Preventive Action
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Back to Basics: Corrective vs. Preventive Action

Publication:
Quality Progress
Date:
March 2005
Issue:
Volume 38 Issue 3
Pages:
pp. 104-105
Author(s):
Westcott, Russ
Organization(s):
R.T. Westcott & Associates, Old Saybrook, CT

Abstract

Quality professionals frequently express confusion as to the difference between corrective and preventive action. A corrective action deals with a nonconformity that has occurred, and a preventive action addresses the potential for a nonconformity to occur. 

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