Quality Management Framework - Hydrology
Following Congress decision and in view of the consideration of the benefits for a NHS to implement a QMS, the Commission for Hydrology at its thirteenth session adopted (CHy-XIII, Res. 2) the Quality Management Framework - Hydrology. Its goal is to provide strategy, advice, guidance and tools for the NHS to attain quality, efficiency and effectiveness in their functioning.
Why WMO is Committed to Quality Managment
The Importance of Standards in NHS Operations: Provides a rationale for using standard procedures in NHS operations.
What Quality Management Is and How it is Implemented
WMO Quality Management Framework - Hydrology: An introductory overview of the basis for, value of, and elements of a quality management sytem.
Guidelines for Implementing a Quality Management System in Hydrology: Provides an overall strategy, advice, guidance and tools for an NHS to use in implementing a quality management system.
Governing WMO Documents Related to Quality Management
Guide to the Implementation of a Quality Management System for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services: WMO's most comprehensive document on how to develop and implement a quality management system (QMS) to ensure and enhance the quality of products and services provided by National Meteorological and Hydrological Services.
A Practical Guide for the Implementation of a Quality Management System for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (Version 10 - Draft): The purpose of this document is to provide the guidance required to develop and implement a quality management system (QMS) to ensure and enhance the quality of NMHS products and services. It also details the steps that need to be taken to achieve certification of compliance of your organization’s QMS, with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard, ISO 9001:2008 Quality management system – Requirements (ISO 9001).
Quality Management Systems for National Meteorological and Hydrological Services: Practical advice on the basic steps to be followed by NMHSs wishing to pursue ISO 9001 certification.
Working arrangements between the International Organization for Standardization and the World Meteorological Organization: An explanation of the relationship between WMO and the International Standards Organization (originally published as an Annex to paragraph 5.2.1 of the general summary of EC-LX)
Explanatory circular on the WMO Quality Management Framework: Clarifies the scope of the WMO Quality Management Framework as directed by EC-LVI.
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