ISO 19443:2018 Quality Management Systems – Specific requirements for the application of ISO 9001:2015 by organizations in the supply chain of the nuclear energy sector supplying products and services important to nuclear safety (ITNS).”

Purpose: ISO 19443:2018 is designed to provide specific requirements for organizations in the supply chain of the nuclear energy sector that supply products and services important to nuclear safety. It is meant to be used in conjunction with ISO 9001:2015, which is the international standard for general QMS requirements.

Scope: The standard outlines additional requirements and considerations for organizations operating in the supply chain of the nuclear energy sector. It addresses aspects related to the quality management system that are specific to this sector, with a strong focus on ensuring the safety and reliability of products and services used in nuclear applications.

Benefits: ISO 19443:2018 offers several benefits, including:

  1. Safety and Reliability: Ensures that organizations in the nuclear energy supply chain maintain a high level of safety and reliability in their products and services, which is critical for nuclear safety.
  2. Compliance: Helps organizations meet regulatory and industry-specific requirements related to quality management in the nuclear sector.
  3. Consistency: Promotes consistency in quality management practices throughout the nuclear supply chain.
  4. Risk Mitigation: Addresses the unique risks associated with the nuclear energy sector and provides guidance on managing them effectively.
  5. Customer Confidence: Demonstrates a commitment to nuclear safety, which can build trust and confidence with customers and stakeholders in the nuclear industry.
  6. Legal and Regulatory Compliance: Assists organizations in meeting legal obligations and regulatory requirements related to nuclear safety.

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