Today I would like to ask you? Have your ever been in an ISO 9001 external audit?
A lot of people that haven´t been this experience, don´t imagine how easy and pleasant is to be in an external or internal audit. I don´t know why but the market has created a fake image that audits are the worst moment in QMS.
Let´s see three thinks that you should consider to feel fine before an ISO 9001 audit.
1 - Audits must find conformities in QMS, this is your main objective.
Don´t worry about non conformities, yes we don´t expect them but sometimes they can revealed. Are you prepared for the treatment? This is important! It´s rare audits without non conformities, you must be prepared to understand and treat them too.
2 - Have you done your work with attention and zeal?
If you are doing your job honestly, with attention and dedication you probably is on the way to have success in you next audit. Don´t worry, just keep doing all the procedures and following the rules as every day you have done.
3 - A lot of organizations around the worl have had this experience before, and now they are nice.
Everyone after a audit keep living without problems, in many cases your organizations are certified and you can be the next on this way to glorious.
Hope that now you enjoy every internal or external audit in your QMS.
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