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 Consequently,​ ISO 9001:2015, Annex A.3 makes this "//​requirement//"​ extremely simple for an organization to comply with... because it empowers __the organization__ to decide which requirements from an "//​interested party//"​ are applicable to its quality management system. \\ Consequently,​ ISO 9001:2015, Annex A.3 makes this "//​requirement//"​ extremely simple for an organization to comply with... because it empowers __the organization__ to decide which requirements from an "//​interested party//"​ are applicable to its quality management system. \\
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-Some companies have identified their own //​employees//​ and/or //​suppliers//​ as "​interested parties"​! But do those employees and/or suppliers actually invoke any "​quality-related requirements"​ on the business? While the answer is generally no, as per ISO 9001:2015, Annex A.3, the final determination is left to the organization. \\+Some U.S. companies have identified their own //​employees//​ and/or //​suppliers//​ as "​interested parties"​! But do those employees and/or suppliers actually invoke any "​quality-related requirements"​ on the business? While the answer is generally no, as per ISO 9001:2015, Annex A.3, the final determination is left to the organization. \\
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 An example of valid "//​Interested Parties//"​ for a company visiting ports (e.g., performing inspections of, or transferring goods to/from, barges, vessels, shore tanks, etc.) might include: An example of valid "//​Interested Parties//"​ for a company visiting ports (e.g., performing inspections of, or transferring goods to/from, barges, vessels, shore tanks, etc.) might include: