SMET awarded accreditation of BS ISO 18001:2007

SMET NEWS | We are proud to announce we have recently been awarded accreditation of BS ISO 18001:2007, Occupational Health and Safety Management, by the British Standards Institute.

Joris Smet, Managing Director of Smet Building Products Ltd says “We are extremely proud of this achievement and having already gained accreditations for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, we hope that the addition of ISO 18001 will further demonstrate our commitment to improving the quality of services, systems and products offered to our customers. We are committed to conducting our operations in an efficient and safe environment, where the risk of incidents and accidents occurring is minimised. Earning this accreditation proves that first and foremost, SMET places the health, safety and well-being of its staff, Smet Supported Partners and the public at the heart of its operation. It also provides our customers with the complete peace of mind that they are dealing with an organisation that fulfills its contractual obligations in a safe and secure manner.”

Download Certificate: ISO 18001 – Smet Building Products Ltd

The Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification (OHSAS) sets out the minimum requirements for occupational health and safety management for best practice in the workplace. It is internationally accepted as the recognised standard of assessing and auditing occupational health and safety management systems. OHSAS 18001 provides a framework for organisations to instigate proper and effective management of health and safety in the workplace.

Why BS 18001?
BS 18001 is a framework for an occupational health and safety management system. It can help put in place the policies, procedures and controls needed for an organization to achieve the best possible working conditions, aligned to internationally recognised best practice.

The benefits of BS 18001

• Create the best possible working conditions across your organization
• Identify hazards and put in place controls to manage them
• Reduce workplace accidents and illness to cut related costs and downtime
• Engage and motivate staff with better, safer working conditions
• Demonstrate compliance to customers and suppliers

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