About

  • Secretariat: SCC
    Secretary:
    Ms Melanie Pinatton
  • Chairperson (until end 2019):
    Mrs Katie Altoft
    Vice chairperson (until end 2020):
    Dr Lizhi Wang
  • ISO Technical Programme Manager :
    Mr José Alcorta
    ISO Editorial Programme Manager :
    Ms Nicola Perou
  • Creation date: 1979

Scope

Standardization in the field of quality management (generic quality management systems and supporting technologies), as well as quality management standardization in specific sectors at the request of the affected sector and the ISO Technical Management Board.

Note :

ISO/TC 176 is also entrusted with an advisory function to all ISO and IEC technical committees to ensure the integrity of the generic quality system standards and the effective implementation of the ISO/IEC sector policy on quality management systems deliverables.

Quick links

22

published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 2 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 176

7

ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 2 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 176

94

Participating members

27

Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 176/SC 1 Concepts and terminology Sub committee
ISO/TC 176/SC 2 Quality systems Sub committee
ISO/TC 176/SC 3 Supporting technologies Sub committee
ISO/TC 176/AHG Adhoc Group Working group
ISO/TC 176/CAG 2 SPTF: Strategic Planning Task Force Working group
ISO/TC 176/CSAG Chair's Strategic Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 176/STTF Spanish translation task force Working group
ISO/TC 176/TF 3 Document archive Working group
ISO/TC 176/TF 4 Future concepts in quality management Working group
ISO/TC 176/TG 1 Communications and product support Working group
ISO/TC 176/TG 2 ISO 9001 Brand Integrity Working group
ISO/TC 176/WG 3 Quality management for electoral assurance Working group
ISO/TC 176/WG 4 Qualty management systems - Application of ISO 9001 in local government Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 176

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 176 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
IEC/TC 56 Dependability IEC
IECQ Quality Assessment System For Electronic Components IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 288 Educational organizations management systems - Requirements with guidance for use ISO
ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 34/SC 17 Management systems for food safety ISO
ISO/TC 37 Language and terminology ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Archives/records management ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 85 Nuclear energy, nuclear technologies, and radiological protection ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 213 Dimensional and geometrical product specifications and verification ISO
ISO/TC 224 Service activities relating to drinking water supply wastewater and stormwater systems ISO
ISO/TC 232 Learning services outside formal education ISO
ISO/TC 258 Project, programme and portfolio management ISO
ISO/TC 260 Human resource management ISO
ISO/TC 267 Facility management ISO
ISO/TC 279 Innovation management ISO
ISO/TC 286 Collaborative business relationship management ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
ISO/TC 309 Governance of organizations ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 176

ISO/TC 176 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/CASCO Committee on conformity assessment ISO
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 7 Software and systems engineering ISO/IEC
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 36 Information technology for learning, education and training ISO/IEC
ISO/PC 288 Educational organizations management systems - Requirements with guidance for use ISO
ISO/TC 17/SC 20 General technical delivery conditions, sampling and mechanical testing methods ISO
ISO/TC 46/SC 11 Archives/records management ISO
ISO/TC 47 Chemistry ISO
ISO/TC 67 Materials, equipment and offshore structures for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries ISO
ISO/TC 69 Applications of statistical methods ISO
ISO/TC 207 Environmental management ISO
ISO/TC 210 Quality management and corresponding general aspects for medical devices ISO
ISO/TC 212 Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems ISO
ISO/TC 260 Human resource management ISO
ISO/TC 267 Facility management ISO
ISO/TC 304 Healthcare organization management ISO
ISO/TC 309 Governance of organizations ISO
Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
AKMS Arab Knowledge Management Society A
ASQ American Society for Quality A
CI Consumers International A
CLEPA European Association of Automative Suppliers A
EAQUALS Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality in Language Services A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
EOQ European Organization for Quality A
FIDIC International Federation of Consulting Engineers A
IAF International Accreditation Forum, Inc. A
IAQG International Aerospace Quality Group A
IDEA International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance A
ILAC International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation A
INLAC Latinoamerican Institute for Quality Assurance A
IPC International Personnel Certification Association (IPC) A
IQNet IQNet Association - The International Certification Network A
OAS Organization of American States A
OIE World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) A
SEMATECH SEmiconductor MAnufacturing TECHnology (SEMATECH) A
The CQI The Chartered Quality Institute A
TIA Telecommunications Industry Association A
Venice Commission European Commission for Democracy through Law of the Council of Europe A
WASPaLM World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine A
WHO World Health Organization A
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency B
ITC International Trade Centre B

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
18-23 November 2018 Ponta Delgada (Portugal) ISO/TC 176  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 176 - Secretariat

SCC Canada
Canadian Standards Association
178 Rexdale Boulevard
Toronto M9W 1R3 ON
Canada

Tel: + 416 747 2470

Secretariat direct:
Ms Melanie Pinatton