Does this issue need to be addressed in the risk analysis? This procedure applies to all products manufactured, distributed, or sold by your company. If there is, you need to have it for the product that you manufacture. Both of them are supposed to be in-built in the process itself. This concept applies to the service industry as well and can be in the form of a project log or status report. Quality is responsible for maintenance of identification and traceability records, where required. You may do a seive test on and off depending on how critical or important. Such examples include identification tags on airline baggage or identifications on packages to be delivered.
For cement and rebar there are batch numbers from the manufacturer. Is a prerequisite programme available for cleaning services? If you are required to have traceability then you must keep records that verify these outputs have been identified and their status. We offer many useful documents that you can download and use for. Such procedures shall define the extent of product traceability and the records required see 4. For identification you may choose any from colur coding, bar code, punch marks, stencil etcetra as per your feasibility.
Dear Steffi, Traceability is also important for the service you are supplying. Minerals don't change overnight, even years. We wonder how to manage the traceability and recall paragraph as we're not producing. I traced back through the 'Travel Jacket' but was stumped in identifying the checker at final inspection. There onwards I issued coloured markers and alloted symbols to each checker. I build it into other procedures e.
The toolkit combines documentation templates and checklists that demonstrate how to implement this standard through a step-by-step process. Traceable identification The level of traceability an organisation applies to a given product or service may be derived from regulatory requirements such as in the aerospace or pharmaceutical industry, industry standards and customer requirements such as automotive, or defined by the organisation based on the nature of the product or service being provided. Also incident handling and recall procedures should be available. No need to complicate or overdo things. Can you identify which truck have been cleaned with wrong chemical? By the way, I would also include how to handle nonconformities discovered in that area in the same procedure. The control of the unique identification of the outputs when traceability is a requirement, and the retention of documented information records necessary to enable traceability. In the same way, if your customer requires lot tracking, then you need to have a lot control process and records for lot traceability.
Some additional searching and exploring is necessary. For example, were you a medical device manufacturer, or if you made air bags for cars, your traceability needs would be more than if you made rubber ducks for kids to play with in the bath tub. However, you should always look to adequately define and control any operational processes that directly impact upon product quality. One more perspective that you could show during your audit to show you addressed the requirement. Thank you very much for your help in this! Next you do incoming checks physical check on distribution size and shape shape is important and related to crusher to determine that it is within the range of the approved grading curve. I have found this system as very convenient, yet once I faced a problem when some components were rejected at customer's end.
Material — Elements, constituents, or substances of which something is composed or can be made including, but not limited to: raw and processed material: parts: components; assemblies: fuels: and other items which may be worked into a more finished form in performance of a contract. Therefore, the implementation of an identification and traceability procedure will be appropriate to most businesses where such activities are undertaken. Records of the name and address of the shipping package consignee shall be maintained see 4. Just remind, for most companies the recall procedure is a procedure that is on the shelf and is hardly used. The identification may be engraved in the product itself, or the product may simply be marked by a colour. Manufacturing Processing is responsible for maintaining parts, components, materials, and finished product identification through final processing and packaging. What is normally done is you fix the source that is approved.
Measuring Production and Service Validation Process effectiveness The effectiveness of the identification and traceability process may be evaluated by reviewing all elements of process and by looking for evidence that all activities are planned and conducted under controlled conditions. Dave Barker is a Chartered Independent Quality Practitioner, who through his company Relevant Business Solutions, delivers flexible, quality management support to organisations across the Midlands. Where traceability is required then serial numbers or batch numbers must be recorded. The identification of product status shall be maintained throughout production, storage, installation and servicing of the product to ensure that only product that has passed the required inspections and tests or released under an authorized concession is dispatched, used or installed. If you are unable to identify a part or its status during production without a route sheet, then having a route sheet is required for your organization. If you require any further support, please refer to the and either drop me an email or call for a no obligation chat! But, you can consider them 'food for thought'.
Individual products or batches of products must also have unique serial identifications if assuring product quality necessitates this. Usually I see identification and traceability as more of a process specific aspect. You need to keep details of casting date, source of concrete used, curing details, etc. Even though it is not very likely, you will ever need them. Moral of the story is, that there should not be any weak link in the trceability process. Bite Size explanations and interpretations of the updated Business Management System standard Whether you are updating your existing management systems from the 2008 release, or implementing for the first time, I hope you find these articles useful. Now, in case of any rejection, the culprit is caught in a jiffy.
Do you have a registry of cleaning e. For example, receiving would be one point. Since you are into manufacturing, I suggest the use of 'Travel Jackets'. One of the methods used to control production of products or services is identification and traceability. Identification of the status of outputs with respect to monitoring and measurement requirements throughout production and service provision. Where traceability is a requirement, the organization shall control and record the unique identification of the product see 4. Where traceability is a requirement, the auditor will expect to see that the organization is controlling and recording the unique identification of the product.
If a critical test component is found to be faulty or out of calibration, it must be possible to determine which products either in-house or shipped are at risk from previous use of uncalibrated equipment. Knowing this, the checkers have become more alert, and customer complaints have reduced. Within our or included with our , we offer the documentation templates needed to ensure the requirements around identification and traceability are met. Traceability of items through a delivery service may also be required. You might want to read I've attached a couple of things, but they're rather old and a bit lame. . Hello Steffie Let's see if this needs to be addressed: If you discover that the cleaning chemical you used to cleaned the truck was wrongly labelled and actually it could potentially harm the food that is being transported in that truck.