BS5750

BS5750

a QUALITY standard drawn up by the BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION. To obtain BS5750 certification a supplier is required to establish, document and maintain an effective and economical quality system to ensure and demonstrate that materials, products or services conform to the specified requirements.
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This week we take a look back at industries and businesses that have been in the news over the years A Middlesbrough | firm that exports steelwork all over the world has gained accreditation to BS5750.
The company was first accredited in July 1992 under the previous BS5750 standard and has successfully maintained the standard throughout that period.
The Wales Quality Award is seen as a high point in a long journey which started quarter of a century ago when the Barry site implemented the fledgling BS5750 quality management system which then grew into the internationally recognised ISO 9001 and was then taken up by all their sister sites to become the first global registration with BSi.
Rapid progress continued, despite challenging economic times and in 1986 the company became one of the first sub-contract machining operations in the UK to achieve BS5750 accreditation.
By the end of the year all three of Jaguar's assembly plants had gained registration to the Ford benchmark BS5750 quality standard, and early in 1994 both Browns Lane and Castle Bromwich also achieved Q1.
By achieving BS5750 (now ISO 9001) in 1990, FMA was able to demonstrate to potential customers that it was wholly accountable and able to deliver totally consistent solutions.
During his career, he made a significant contribution to technical development as well as being a key player in the introduction of standards such as BS5750, ISO 9001 and Fira Club Green.
The ISO 9000 standards were initially based on the BS5750 series of quality assurance system standards developed by the British Standards Institution (851) in 1979 (Peach, 1997).
One is to introduce a proper system to ensure compliance with relevant regulations backed up by a quality assurance system, such as BS5750 (the British version of the International Standard ISO 9000), a document management system that manages the types of documents produced and retained in areas of the business at risk.
It also tends to be associated with the BS5750 and ISO9000 series which are systems-based approaches to audit the policies and practices of organizations.
In general terms it could be said that there was a general awareness of the need to improve quality and the company had achieved accreditation to BS5750 standards.
Shortly after weathering the early 1980s recession, Cradley Castings, a gray iron and aluminum foundry, was advised by its largest customer that the supplier intended to introduce the British Standard BS5750, the British National equivalent of ISO 9000.