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PDS Accredited OHSAS 18001 certification for exceptional health and safety standards.

At the beginning of June PDS were audited and accredited their OHSAS 18001 Occupational Hazard Management Certification by QMS International. QMS International assessed their eligibility for the award and acknowledged them as a health and safety conscious organisation who take their responsibilities seriously in all aspects of the business. The certification demonstrates PDS’ commitment to the welfare of their employees’ aswell as external parties.

This is PDS’ 3rd accreditation from QMS International.  They also have an ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certificate, aswell as an ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certificate.

OHSAS 18001 stands for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Specification. It is internationally accepted as a method of assessing and auditing occupational health and safety management systems. By having a clearly defined management system in place to identify and control health and safety risks, PDS were able to minimise risks to their workforce and visitors or external contractors on their premises. PDS will continually review and improve occupational health and safety annually, to ensure they are constantly aware of any risks.
The key areas that are assessed in OHSAS certification audit are:

PDS were presented their certificate of accreditation on the 1stth July. PDS Managing Director Tim Fairley commented ‘PDS are proud to have received this accreditation, once more showing its commitment to continually improving employee welfare and the health and safety responsibility of the business.’
A Spokesperson for QMS International commented ‘Management system standards are highly prestigious and demanded all over the world by organisations and consumers alike. Achieving certification makes a positive statement to prospective customers about your management systems and the importance you place on meeting your customers’ needs.

 

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