Global competition, corporate downsizing and corporate restructuring have forced many firms to reevaluate their operating methods. Today, corporations must do more with less while still watching the bottom line and improving profitability. ISO 14000 and ISO 9000, because of their similar management system requirements and auditing procedures, are good candidates for integration. This is the driving force behind Environmental and Quality Systems Integration. This comprehensive guide provides step-by-step instruction for companies wishing to cut costs and integrate their Environmental Health and Safety System (ISO 14000) into an existing Quality Management System (ISO9000). Environmental and Quality Systems Integration serves to ease this transition and offers companies a way to meet quality assurance standards.12.1 INTRODUCTION This section of the ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard, Element 4.4.4, Environmental Management ... The supplier shall prepare a quality manual covering the requirements of this International Standard .
|Title||:||Environmental and Quality Systems Integration|
|Author||:||William C. Culley|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1998-04-20|