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Documentation numbering

how to number the documents , is there is logic or it is just 1 2 3 4?

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ISO 9001 DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

Step-by-step implementation for smaller companies.

ISO 9001 DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

Step-by-step implementation for smaller companies.

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Carlos Pereira da Cruz Jan 29, 2021

About the 'ISO document numbering system,' there is no particular prescription from ISO 9001:2015. The only requirement is that your organization has a method that allows for the unique identification of each document. Different organizations use different methods. Use a method to identify the document and the version, by a number or a date.

Normally, I number processes and all documents related to a particular process start with that number. For example, in process “3.Win order”, we have P3.1 (for a procedure) and WI3.1 and WI3.2 (for a work instruction). For forms, I just use a counting system 1, 2, 3, 4 …

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