ISO 10005:2018 Published

In 2018, ISO published the third edition of the standard on quality plans, ISO 10005:2018 Quality Management – Guidelines for quality plans. The new standard has the following major sections:

Using a quality plan

Development of a quality plan

Content of the quality plan

Operation and control of the quality plan

It also has two useful annexes:

Annex A Examples of formats for quality plans

The examples are:

A “text” type of quality plan

A “table” type of quality plan

A “Flow chart” type of quality plan

Annex B Schematic representation of a process approach applied to quality plans

This includes a diagram that is a variation of the SIPOC diagram.