Changes to iso 9001 is coming. Following are the key changes in CD copy of ISO 9001:2015:

What’s are new in ISO 9001:2015

  • ISO 9001 and some other management system standards like 22301,(Social security – Business continuity management systems),20121(Event sustainability management systems),30301 (Information and documentation – Management systems for records), and some other management system standards are going to have unique and common structure
  • Process approach idea has been emphasized. Specific requirements for adopting a process approach. idea has been recommended strongly
  • Preventive action has been replaced with risk management process
  • Two new clauses have been added to the draft standard. : a) 4.1 Understanding the organization and its context and b) 4.2 Understanding the needs and expectations of interested parties.
  • 8 quality management principles have been changed into 7 principles
  • Instead of only Product, product and service have been including in this draft standard
  • Documents and Records have been combined into documented information
  • Exclusion has been withdrawn
  • Work environment (clause 6 of 2008) has changed into “Environment for the operation of processes”.
  • Purchased product has been changed into “externally provided products and services”.
  • The word “supplier” has been replaced with “External provider”.

Those are the major changes to ISO 9001 of 2015 version/