Quality Assurance (QA) is part of QM focused on providing confidence that quality requirements will be fulfilled. [ISO 9000:2000]
Note: The purpose of QA in humanitarian demining is to confirm that management practices and operational procedures for demining are appropriate, are being applied, and will achieve the stated requirement in a safe, effective and efficient manner. Internal QA will be conducted by demining organisations themselves, but external inspections by an external monitoring body should also be conducted.
Definitions listed in this page come from the IMAS 04.10 Glossary of mine action terms, definitions and abbreviations (Second Edition May 2013)
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