United Oil Products has been awarded ISO 45001, to complement its ISO 9001 & 14001 accreditation.
United Oil Products has been granted the seal of approval securing their latest international standard accreditation in occupational health and safety (OH&S) management systems ISO 45001. The team achieved the status after putting into place policies and procedures enabling UOP to improve OH&S performance by integrating additional aspects of health and safety such as preventing injury, ill-health and worker wellness/wellbeing.
Robert Brown, Managing Director says: “We’re extremely proud to have achieved these certifications. In times like these, it is important for us to be fully committed to health and safety, worker wellness and worker wellbeing. Workforce safety is paramount, and we consistently work towards the highest safety standards. These awards provide us with the checks and balances to make sure we are always striving for better for our business and our employees.”
ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and can be used by any organisation, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. It is based on several quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. Using ISO 9001 helps ensure that customers get consistent, good quality products and services, which in turn brings many business benefits.
ISO 14001 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organisation can use to enhance its environmental performance. It is used to manage environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability. Key areas are enhancement of environmental performance, fulfilment of compliance obligations and achievement of environmental objectives
ISO 45001 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, it helps to put in place policies and procedures to enable an organization to proactively improve its OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health. ISO 45001 enables an organization, through its OH&S management system, to integrate other aspects of health and safety, such as worker wellness/wellbeing.