Oxalis achieves certification
28 August 2012
The Oxalis Group, an ISO 9001 accredited manufacturer of Electrical and Telecoms (ET) Systems for hazardous areas, has announced that it has achieved the ISO 14001:2004 certification for Environmental Management Systems (EMS) approved by ISO Quality Services Ltd.
Achieving both ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO 14001 is a testament to the company’s commitment to global standards and continuous improvement.
Oxalis’ customers can be confident that the company not only complies with environmental laws and regulations but also adheres to documented processes and procedures to implement, maintain and improve the EMS governing the manufacture of explosion proof surveillance, lighting and electrical equipment.
“The Oxalis Group takes a very serious approach towards the impact of our activities and products on the environment,” said Andy Cooper, Operations Manager, the Oxalis Group. “As concerns about global climate change grow, an increasing number of our customers are demanding that our processes and systems are demonstrably respectful of the environment. The ISO 14001:2004 certification is evidence of our commitment to continually improving our environmental performance and surpassing our customers’ expectations. Combining this with our ISO 9001 certification shows our commitment to pursuing world-class processes in meeting and exceeding our customers’ needs.”
ISO 14001:2004 is an internationally recognised management system. Certification signifies that the Oxalis Group conducts waste management via recycling initiatives, practices smart consumption of energy and materials, undertakes better use of natural resources, has adequate processes in place to manage environmental issues that might arise, and undertakes continual improvements to minimise potentially harmful effects on the environment caused by its activities.