ISO 9001:2015 removed many requirements for documented procedures, to the extent that there’s little left. To help identify what is still required, see the helpful infographic below. This also includes many clauses that imply the need for a procedure, typically where the standard requires you to “define” something. Finally, it includes some recommended procedures you’d be crazy not to have on hand, in most cases.

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    About Christopher Paris

    Christopher Paris is the founder and VP Operations of Oxebridge. He has over 25 years' experience implementing ISO 9001 and AS9100 systems, and is a vocal advocate for the development and use of standards from the point of view of actual users. He is the author of Surviving ISO 9001:2015, which can be purchased here.