Quality Management - assessment, audit, certification, quality system requirements

  • Hartz, Ove, (Project Manager)

    Description

    This project includes activities within quality management principles, concepts and terminology, evaluating the international trends and laying down Danish concepts and terminology in cooperation with other Scandinavian research institutions and organisations.
    This activity made the basis for DS/EN ISO 8402 Quality Management Vocabulary, the DS/EN ISO 9000 series on Quality System Requirements and the DS/ISO 10011 series Auditing Quality Systems. During the last few years the department has made a key effort concerning concepts and terminology in about 10 standards in the quality management field. The department is active in national field and international cooperation in the quality field, a.o. DS S216 and ISO TC 176 Quality Management. Assessment and internal auditing are analysed as significant quality management activities. Self-assessment and benchmarking as tools for evolution in the field of quality management. External auditing relating to quality system requirements and analyses is evaluated. Analyses of trends in quality system requirements are continued. The department is represented in Danish Accreditiation, DANAK. In 1996/97 the department has contributed to the development of the EOQ Harmonised Scheme for Certification of Quality Professionals, Quality Systems Managers and Quality Auditors. Identification of qualification criteria for quality personnel is developed on a joint European basis.
    In 1996/97 articles/papers have been published about the trends and developments in Europe in the quality field.
    StatusActive
    Effective start/end date01/01/1992 → …