CAN/CSA-ISO 10012:03 (R2023)
Measurement management systems - Requirements for measurement processes and measuring equipment (Adopted ISO 10012:2003, first edition, 2003-04-15)
This is the first edition of CAN/CSA-ISO 10012, Measurement management systems - Requirements for measurement processes and measuring equipment, which is an adoption without modification of the identically titled ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Standard 10012 (first edition, 2003-04-15). This Standard replaces CSA Standards CAN/CSA-ISO 10012-1-97 (adopted ISO 10012-1:1992), Quality assurance requirements for measuring equipment. Part 1: Metrological confirmation system for measuring equipment, and CAN/CSA-ISO 10012-2-98 (adopted ISO 10012-2:1997), Quality assurance requirements for measuring equipment - Part 2: Guidelines for control of measurement processes.
The ISO 9000 and 10000 family of Standards were developed by quality experts from around the world, under the auspices of ISO Technical Committee 176. Canada plays a major role in this area. The Secretariat of ISO/TC 176 is held by CSA on behalf of Canada's member body in ISO, the Standards Council of Canada.
Canadian stakeholders participate actively in the administration and development of the ISO 9000 and 10000 family of International Standards through CSA's national consensus development forum. The CSA Technical Committee on Quality Management is the source of Canadian experts and public input for the ISO 9000 and ISO 10000 Standards. In its capacity as the Canadian Advisory Committee to ISO/TC 176 (CAC/ISO/TC 176), the Technical Committee is responsible for:
(a) developing and submitting coordinated Canadian responses, comments, and voting actions on ISO/TC 176 documents;
(b) providing the Canadian delegates participating at international meetings of ISO/TC 176 and its Working groups; and
(c) recommending the Canadian position for delegates to take in international meetings.
This Standard was reviewed for Canadian adoption by the CSA Technical Committee on Quality Management (CAC/ISO/TC 176), under the jurisdiction of the Strategic Steering Committee on Business Management, and has been formally approved by the Technical Committee. A list of the members of the Technical Committee is available upon request. This Standard has been approved as a National Standard of Canada by the Standards Council of Canada.
This International Standard specifies generic requirements and provides guidance for the management of measurement processes and metrological confirmation of measuring equipment used to support and demonstrate compliance with metrological requirements. It specifies the quality management requirements of a measurement management system that can be used by an organization performing measurements as part of the overall management system, and to ensure metrological requirements are met.
This International Standard is not intended to be used as a requisite for demonstrating conformance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or any other standard. Interested parties can agree to use this International Standard as an input for satisfying measurement management system requirements in certification activities.
This International Standard is not intended as a substitute for, or as an addition to, the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.
NOTE Other standards and guides exist for particular elements affecting measurement results, for example, details of measurement methods, competence of personnel, and interlaboratory comparisons.