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Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Pp. 036-039 in Fifth International Dairy Housing Proceedings of the 29-31 January 2003 Conference (Fort Worth, Texas USA)  701P0203.(doi:10.13031/2013.11599)
Authors:   D. E. Dill, D. L. Newslow, and D. R. Sasseville
Keywords:   ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, HACCP, quality, process, system, efficiency

The ISO 9000 quality management standard is a valuable management tool that has helped many businesses to align their business practices and operational systems with the expectations of their customers. Springing from the success of the ISO 9000 standard are the ISO 14001 and OSHA 18001 standards that extend quality management principles to environment and health and safety management. These management standards can be very valuable management tools, as the dairy industry seeks to respond to the ever ever-increasing demands of the consuming public.

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