Euramax Solutions renews commitment to health and safety with new measures

Leading uPVC manufacturer Euramax Solutions have successfully transitioned from Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001 to ISO 45001, following a recent audit.

The company have also successfully passed their ISO 9001 re-certification, a management system that covers quality control from product delivery through to general health and safety in the workplace.

Replacing OHSAS 18001 in March this year, ISO 45001 specifies the requirements for an Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) management system, enabling organisations to provide safe and healthy workplaces by preventing work-related injury and ill health, as well as proactively improving its OH&S performance.

Working from a 205,000 square foot manufacturing facility, Euramax Solutions are a leading manufacturer of uPVC windows and doors, supplying to the off-site and modular construction, DIY and home improvement, new build and holiday home and leisure markets.

Managing Director Nick Cowley comments: “While we’ve grown considerably in the past few years, health and safety has always been a high priority for us.

“Working from a large factory and employing over 200 people, keeping everyone safe always has to be at the forefront of what we do.

“Transitioning to ISO 45001 and passing an ISO 9001 certification has been a great achievement for the business. It took some careful planning and preparation, but the result is a big step forward and is very much in line with our business ethos.

“We continue to implement many measures to ensure clear accountability for the health and safety of our entire workforce, and being ISO 45001 accredited has provided us with a solid framework from which to do this effectively.

“ISO 45001 is driven by its requirement for ongoing improvement, so we will be undergoing annual assessments in order to keep our certification up to date and show our commitment to the safety of our workforce.”

For more information, call 0330 1340 290 or visit www.euramaxuk.com