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TOPIC: Corrective Action vs Preventive Action

Corrective Action vs Preventive Action 2 weeks 3 days ago #17312

  • Ben Chalfie
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If you're preventing a problem that had ill consequences from recurring in the future, would that be considered a corrective action or preventive action?

Corrective Action vs Preventive Action 2 weeks 2 days ago #17328

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If something hasn't happen yet and you want to prevent it from happening so that your performance will not deviate from baselines, that will be a preventive action.
On the contrary, if something has happened and you want to rectify it to bring performance back to baselines, that will be a corrective action.
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