Mistake proofing or poka-yoke is the use of any automatic device or method that either makes it impossible for an error to occur or makes the error immediately obvious once it has occurred. Access the tool.
With more than 2,500 attendees from around the world, it’s easy to see why the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement is a premier international event. See the highlights from this year’s show. View the video.
Thousands of organizations around the world are transitioning from ISO 9001:2008 to the 2015 version every month. For those of you still planning your transition process, here are lots of resources we hope will make it that much easier for you. Included are articles, case studies, and videos on the transition process to help you ensure a smoother and more value-added move into the new version.
The ISO 9001:2015 Transition Bundle includes:
- Document Control System Compliance Webcast (33 min)
- ISO 9001:2015 for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Webcasts (40 min)
- 5 ways we can help you prepare (Infographic)
- Standards connection newsletter (Exclusive articles)
Your exclusive member gift will be available through June 30.
Happy 70th, ASQ! In honor of their 70th year ASQ has stepped up their Member Gifts to give you even more useful resources as a thank you for being part of the community that promotes the ever-expanding uses and value of quality. For starters we’re focusing on one of the core elements and roles in quality — auditing.
Below you’ll find basic introductions to auditing, video overviews, webcasts mini-courses on auditing basics and process auditing, a complete e-book on e-auditing, and lots of additional articles, tools, and templates. Yes, this gift is one you should save and use time and again, if you have anything to do with auditing, risk management, CAPA, or continuous improvement projects. Enjoy!
The Auditing Bundle includes:
- Internal Auditing Process Maps, Models, and Checklists (E-book)
- eAuditing Fundamentals: Virtual Communication and Remote Auditing (PDF, KB)
- The Art of Integrating Strategic Planning, Process Metrics, Risk Mitigation, and Auditing (WebEx, 26 min)
- Auditing Process Based Quality Management Systems (WebEx, 125 min)
Join us for May’s general section meeting and dinner as we discuss the use of quality methods in the detection of counterfeit prescription drugs and some recent case studies.
Nancy Sperling a quality assurance and regulatory compliance professional with over 20 years experience in pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and consumer health products. ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and Quality Auditor will be presenting this program.
Location: Spanish Tavern 103 McWhorter Street – Newark, NJ 07105
Date & Time: May 10th, 2016 – 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Join the Spanish Tavern, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and the American Society for Quality (ASQ) NY/NJ Metro Section for an Earth Day Beautification of Independence Park (Corner of Van Buren & Walnut).
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The NY/NJ Metropolitan Section of ASQ has $4,000 scholarships available for 2016!!
Please visit the Scholarship Program & Application page for complete eligibility details and this year’s application form.
The deadline for application is April 1st, 2016 for any questions contact: Susan Watson at Scholarship@metro-asq.org