Management Systems

AS 9100-D: 2016

AS9100 Quality Management Systems – Requirements for Aviation, Space and Defence Organizations” briefly known as AS9100 is a QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM in Aerospace Industry, designed and developed by SOCIETY OF AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERS and EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF AEROSPACE INDUSTRY. It was introduced in October 1999 to replace AS9000 and completely engulfhing ISO9000.

AS9100C presents the latest revision in the standard since January 2009. The AS9100 is accepted worldwide by all major participants in Aerospace Industry.

The industry is now emphasizing over certification from the AS9100 to be mandatory for participants in the industry irrespective of their size, product/service or their role in the industry.

Key Requirements

  • Identify risks: Analyze your organization’s context, including business objectives, products, processes, size, and external factors. Look for potential threats and opportunities across various areas like design, production, supply chain, customer interactions, etc.
  • Assess risks: Evaluate the likelihood of each risk occurring (severity) and its potential impact on your objectives (consequence). This helps prioritize risks based on their potential significance.
  • Control risks: Develop and implement actions to mitigate, minimize, or accept risks. This could involve preventive actions, controls, monitoring, training, or other measures.
  • Continuously improve: Regularly review and update your risk assessments as your organization and the context evolve. Learn from incidents and near misses to improve your risk management approach.