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How Workplace Safety in Manufacturing is Changing Amid COVID-19

Posted by Eliot Dratch

Workplace safety is at the top of everyone's mind right now. Manufacturing facilities have opened up (if they shut down at all) and companies need to make sure they are in full compliance with CDC and OSHA regulations, and also meet the guidance coming from within their county

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Topics: Change Management, Business Management, Employee Training

My Perspective on 30 Years of ISO Quality

Posted by Eliot Dratch

Eliot Dratch
CMTC's Senior
Quality Consultant,
Guest Blogger

By far, the ISO 9001 quality system standard has had more impact in the world of quality improvement than any ANSI, ASTM or other standard - or even a complete quality system. It is even more relevant today than it was when it was first published almost 30 years ago. ISO 9001 has become more flexible and is easily adapted to suit the special needs of most organizations; service, healthcare, education, etc. -- not just manufacturers. It has become the best known and most widely cited quality system because using it reduces business risks, improves a company’s operating structure and aligns the organization for continuous improvement.

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Topics: Quality