Sustaining Your Management System During a Pandemic

Our Reputation.Bud Weightman, President of QSI, is an international management systems expert involved with management and technical systems for over 40 years. As President of QSI, Bud is involved with the industry committees responsible for emerging...

Potential Risks of ISO/DIS 9001:2015 to the Oil and Gas Industry

We’re changing the industry. Our article is creating a lot of buzz in the industry. Check out our recent article published through Quality Digest! — Bud Weightman President, Qualified Specialists, International Who We Are Qualified Specialists, International (QSI) is...

QSI Training Leads Company to Q1 and ISO Certification

The API Spec. Q1 9th Edition Training course helped Barkens Hard Chrome, Inc. (BHC) achieve API Spec. Q1 and ISO certification. Message from course attendee: “Once again, thanks for helping me with the necessary training information. I got my company API Q1 and...

Risk Assessment – Make it Easier than it Appears

API Spec. Q1 9th Edition addresses the subject of risk in Clause 5.3, Risk Assessment and Management. It is important to understand that risk assessment as addressed in this section only applies to impact upon: Delivery of product Product quality The organization is...

Our 1st risk has been identified for Q1 9th Edition

Have you thought about what your first risk assessment might be? How about Q1’s change from Clause 7.3 Design and Development in the 8th Edition to Clause 5.4 in the 9th Edition? The 9th Edition includes the following new requirements, as an example: a) Design input...