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Standardization in the field of quality management (generic quality management systems and supporting technologies), as well as quality management standardization in specific sectors at the request of the affected sector and the ISO Technical Management Board.

Note :

ISO/TC 176 is also entrusted with an advisory function to all ISO and IEC technical committees to ensure the integrity of the generic quality system standards and the effective implementation of the ISO/IEC sector policy on quality management systems deliverables.

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ISO/TC 176
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24

Published ISO standards *

of which 2 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 176

5

ISO standards under development *

of which 1 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 176

93
Participating members
33
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 176/SC 1 Concepts and terminology Subcommittee
ISO/TC 176/SC 2 Quality systems Subcommittee
ISO/TC 176/SC 3 Supporting technologies Subcommittee
ISO/TC 176/AHG 1 Strategic Business Plan Working group
ISO/TC 176/CSAG   Chair's Strategic Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 176/STTF   Spanish translation task force Working group
ISO/TC 176/TF   ISO 9001 Auditing Practices Group Working group
ISO/TC 176/TG 1   Communications and product support Working group
ISO/TC 176/TG 2   ISO 9001 Brand Integrity Working group
ISO/TC 176/TG 3   Quality management principles (QMPs) Working group
ISO/TC 176/TG 4   Emerging trends in quality Working group
ISO/TC 176/WG 6   Application of ISO 9001 in policing organization Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 176

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 176:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 56 Dependability IEC
IECQ Quality Assessment System For Electronic Components IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40 IT service management and IT governance ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 20/SC 14 Space systems and operations ISO
ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Archives/records management ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 85 Nuclear energy, nuclear technologies, and radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 163/SC 3 Thermal insulation products, components and systems ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for products with a health purpose including medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 212 Medical laboratories and in vitro diagnostic systems ISO
ISO/TC 213 Dimensional and geometrical product specifications and verification ISO
ISO/TC 224 Drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems and services ISO
ISO/TC 232 Education and learning services ISO
ISO/TC 258 Project, programme and portfolio management ISO
ISO/TC 260 Human resource management ISO
ISO/TC 267 Facility management ISO
ISO/TC 279 Innovation management ISO
ISO/TC 286 Collaborative business relationship management ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
ISO/TC 309 Governance of organizations ISO
ISO/TC 323 Circular economy ISO
ISO/TC 342 Management consultancy ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 176

ISO/TC 176 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 40 IT service management and IT governance ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 17/SC 20 General technical delivery conditions, inspection documents and sampling for mechanical testing ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Archives/records management ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 67 Oil and gas industries including lower carbon energy ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for products with a health purpose including medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 212 Medical laboratories and in vitro diagnostic systems ISO
ISO/TC 260 Human resource management ISO
ISO/TC 267 Facility management ISO
ISO/TC 292 Security and resilience ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
ISO/TC 309 Governance of organizations ISO
ISO/TC 321 Transaction assurance in E-commerce ISO
ISO/PC 329 Consumer incident investigation guideline ISO
ISO/TC 342 Management consultancy ISO
ISO/TC 344 Innovative logistics ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
AKMS Arab Knowledge Management Society A
ASQ American Society for Quality A
CI Consumers International A
CLEPA European Association of Automative Suppliers A
CPM College of Performance Management A
EAQUALS Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality in Language Services A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
EFCA/FIDIC International Federation of Consulting Engineers A
EOQ European Organization for Quality A
IACS - classification International Association of Classification Societies A
IAF International Accreditation Forum, Inc. A
IAQG International Aerospace Quality Group A
IATF International Automotive Task Force A
IDEA International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance A
IIOA Independent International Organisation for Assurance A
ILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation A
INLAC Latinoamerican Institute for Quality Assurance A
IPC International Personnel Certification Association (IPC) A
IQNet IQNet Association - The International Certification Network A
NCSLI NCSL International A
OAS Organization of American States A
The CQI The Chartered Quality Institute A
TIA Telecommunications Industry Association A
WASPaLM World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine A
WFEO World Federation of Engineering Organizations A
WHO World Health Organization A
WOAH World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) A
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency B
ITC International Trade Centre B

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