The Management System Auditor's Handbook

The Management System Auditor's Handbook

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This handbook provides a detailed and structured examination of the audit process, from the whyes to the whates and how toes. Extensive focus is provided on auditing for effectiveness, in addition to conformance. Unlike other audit books on the market, this handbook seeks to give the auditor sufficient understanding of the intent of auditing and of techniques for auditing to allow the development of an audit program that is uniquely fitted to the auditores industry, processes, and company culture. Standards covered include ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001, including how to conduct combined audits of more than one of these standards. Included in the appendices and on the accompanying CD-ROM are electronic checklists that can be used to plan and guide the auditor in the evaluation of both the conformance and effectiveness of the management system to the corresponding standardes requirements.A SIPOC diagram can be created during the procedure review or from discussions with process owners. An example of a SIPOC diagram for a pharmacy operation is shown in Figure 5.3. Although any auditor should realize that the medicationanbsp;...

Title:The Management System Auditor's Handbook
Author:Joe Kausek
Publisher:Asq Press - 2005


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