The Standard (5.1 Leadership & Commitment)

  • Ensure integration of QMS into business process
  • Ensure resources needed for QMS are available
  • Communicating importance of effective quality management and conforming to requirements

The Auditor's Objective Evidence for 5.1 Leadership & Commitment

  • Show regular communications
  • Show where staff submits ideas

How the Conformance Portal Meets the Standard

  1. Describe how the portal is being used in the Management System in a document AND create a short test to ensure people have read and understand the description
  2. The fact that a portal is being used is objective evidence that resources are used for the Management System
  3. Use the collaboration system to communicate regularly with staff