What is Quality Assurance?
All those planned and systematic actions necessary to provide adequate confidence that a product or service will satisfy given requirements for quality.
What is a documented quality system?
The organisation structure, responsibilities, procedures and resources for implementing quality management such as ISO 9001. These quality standards are designed to benefit organisations and guide them to successful quality management. ISO 9001 is a certified qualification for organisations looking to demonstrate their commitment and dedication.
Quality Assurance Systems comprise:
- A policy manual
- Procedures manual
- Project quality plans
Project Manager’s Quality Assurance Policy Manual
- Quality policy
- Management responsibility
- Appointment and brief
- Defining, updating and controlling QA documents
- Incoming and outgoing document control
- Corrective action procedures
- Quality records
- Internal quality records
Project Manager’s Procedural Manual
- Clients brief and initial stages
- Team building management
- Design reviews
- Cost control
- Contract and contractor selection
- Site activities
- Commissioning facilities
Project Quality Plans
The Project Quality plans contain all the relevant forms and documents that apply to the project starting from beginning and working through every stage of the project.
If this stage is looked at in detail it is all that is required to monitor the project.
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