323 preventive action action to eliminate the cause

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Unformatted text preview: ating it objectively in order to determine the extent to which requirements are fulfilled NOTE See Annex A for more information. 3.21 nonconformity non-fulfilment of a requirement [ISO 9000:2005, definition 3.6.2] 3.22 organization company, corporation, firm, enterprise, authority or institution, or part or combination thereof, whether incorporated or not, public or private, that has its own functions and administration and that has the authority to control its energy use and consumption NOTE An organization can be a person or a group of people. 3.23 preventive action action to eliminate the cause of a potential nonconformity (3.21) NOTE 1 There can be more than one cause for a potential nonconformity. NOTE 2 Preventive action is taken to prevent occurrence, whereas corrective action is taken to prevent recurrence. NOTE 3 Adapted from ISO 9000:2005, definition 3.6.4. 3.24 procedure specified way to carry out an activity or a process NOTE 1 Procedures can be documented or not. NOTE 2 When a procedure is documented, the term “written procedure” or “documented procedure” is frequently used...
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