Manufacturers worldwide, especially the producers of electrical and electronic equipment in Asia, follow the QC 080000 principles.
Why? Because these companies want to demonstrate that they maintain the best-recognized practices to ensure RoHS compliance. Indeed, QC 080000 is a powerful way to show due diligence to third parties.
QC 080000 can also help implement other HSF programs, such as:
A company considering a QC 080000 registration must undertake various actions to implement an HSPM system.
The whole HSPM system follows the P-D-C-A (Plan-Do-Check-Act) approach, which is the same as ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) or ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System).
Despite not being comprehensive, the questions below give you guidance on how your HSPM system is mature. Try to answer them before having your HSPM system registered.
Are you able to address all of these questions? Do you have evidence to demonstrate that your HSPM system has the requested elements? Such evidence can be: