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What’s in It for Me?: Work Instruction No. 2

Corrective and preventive action request (CPAR)

Published: Monday, June 9, 2008 - 22:00

ABC Company Work Instruction

Purpose: To initiate corrective and preventive action for customer complaints, vendor nonconformance, and internal quality audits.

Work description: A CPAR is initiated to determine apparent root cause, corrective action, and preventive planning for customer complaints, vendor nonconformance, and internal quality audits.

Safety considerations: Observe all written and oral safety instructions, appropriate checklists, and guidelines. Follow safe workplace practices.

Maintenance: None

Special Procedures: None

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Joseph J. Caylor

Joseph J. Caylor is principal of Ceethree Co., a management systems consulting, training, and auditing company. He’s a Six Sigma Black Belt, a quality engineer, a quality auditor, and a calibration technician. He’s also certified by the American Society for Quality as a manager of quality and organizational excellence, and by the Registrar Accreditation Board as a quality systems and environmental systems auditor.