CAPA Provides the Improvement Mechanism for your Organizational ProcessesA Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA) process is intended to manage continual development of an organization's operating processes. A robust CAPA process will eliminate the causes of non-conformities, process variation, excessive costs and drive forward improvement activities. CAPA focuses on the systematic investigation and improvement of the root cause of problems to prevent their recurrence.
CAPA is required for a robust QMSThe use of CAPA is generally considered good business practice, its implementation is a basic requirement of most QMS business standards including ISO. Without a defined CAPA process it can be difficult to manage and measure process improvement.
CAPA manages all opportunities for improvementCAP Actions are implemented in response to customer complaints, product non-conformance, audit actions or observations made by an organizations staff.
You need a CAPA process in your businessCAPA is part of the overall quality management system (QMS), it provides a closed loop mechanism to keep organizations evolving and improving. An effective CAPA system will improve any organization by driving forward systematic process optimization.
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