Before we dive into the purpose of a Quality Management System, we should probably define what a QMS is.  In defining what a QMS is, we will likely touch on the purpose of a Quality Management System. When quality management folks talk about a Quality Management System (and Lord bless you if you get them

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I’m Kyle Chambers.  I’m the founder and owner operator of Texas Quality Assurance.  I get asked by friends and family frequently about what I do..  I tell them Quality Management (Auditing, Consulting and Software Development) most commonly dealing with ISO 9001 ( I end it there, 18001, 14001, API, that will just muddy the conversational

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For those that don’t know me, I’m Kyle Chambers, Founder of Texas Quality Assurance. I’ve lived my entire life in Texas, raised in the small town of Italy Texas, pronounced “It-Ly” for those of you that don’t know. My degree is in Management Information Systems, I got my CompTIA A+ certification in the 8th grade,

Oil and Gas HSE Podcast

#18 Oil and Gas HSE Podcast: Quality Management Systems and Eliminating Endless Paperwork https://oilandgashse.com/quality-management-systems/ We spent some time with Kyle Chambers and Chad Henry of Texas Quality Assurance talking about quality management systems and how you can eliminate a vast majority of the paperwork associated to HSE in your business. Learn how software can help streamline your processes, reduce the amount of

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Competence and Training In general, the standard states that “Personnel……shall be competent…”, which is a bit of simple, isn’t it?  Perhaps not.  You must ensure everyone has been trained according to a pre-defined matrix of sorts, evaluate competence, and then ensure everyone has been trained according to the plan you set forth.  Very similar to

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Benefits of ISO 9001 ISO 9001 Certification is not just suitable for large organizations, but also small businesses that will benefit from utilizing a well-built and well implemented Quality Management Systems such as TQA Cloud that will save time and resources. Texas Quality Assurance provides ISO 9001 Certification Services for the greater Houston and surrounding areas. ISO 9001 is