Summary: Quality Management Outreach Workshop to Mine Action authorities Client: Geneva Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) For: Geneva Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) Dates: Sptember 2019
Quality Management in Humanitarian Mine Action
Planning for the future: information management and residual contamination
Managing risk through documentation: IMAS, NMAS & SOPs
David Hewitson, Fenix Director of Operations, delivered an
outreach workshop on quality management to several mine action authorities from
across South East Asia.
workshop focused on what IMAS compliance means in the context of a national or
organisational quality management system (QMS). Group work sessions
focused on identifying specific requirements and recommendations found in IMAS
07.12 (Quality management in mine action) and IMAS 07.40 (Monitoring of mine
made use of its own IMAS compliance database to help filter ‘shall’ and
‘should’ statements from the IMAS text, providing workshop participants with
check lists to support their own self-assessments exercises.