Chilworth UK Awarded OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety Certification
Southampton, UK - June 29, 2015 – Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA Insight company, helping process industries avoid major fire, explosion and loss of containment events, today announced its UK division has been certified under standards developed by the Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS).
OHSAS 18001:2007 is an international standard that is developed by the OHSAS Project Group. The aim is to assist organizations in managing and controlling their health and safety risks and continually improving their OH&S performance.
Chilworth EMEA Regional Director, Stephen Rowe, comments, “This latest certification is the result of a tremendous effort from our entire UK team. As a global safety company, we believe in leading by example to support our mission of “making work safer”. Continuous improvement has always been a key focus and this milestone reflects our commitment to safety, quality and excellence in everything we do – but above all, it reflects our long-held commitment to our staff in providing a safe and healthy environment.”
The UK division of Chilworth announces the OHSAS certification on the heels of earning its ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management certification.
The formal OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate for the full scope of its UK activities (consulting, training, testing, and instrument manufacture in process safety) was issued on June 23rd.
Chilworth Technology (http://www.chilworth.com), a DEKRA Insight company, helps process industries avoid major fire, explosion, and loss of containment events and improve performance. Chilworth serves clients throughout the agrochemical, chemical, engineering, food processing, government, insurance/legal, metals, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, plastics, rubber and other industries. Chilworth has offices throughout Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific.
About DEKRA Insight
DEKRA Insight (http://www.dekrainsight.com) is the global consulting, testing, and advisory firm that is making work safer for organizations around the world. A service unit of the safety organization DEKRA S.E. (http://www.dekra.com/en/home), DEKRA Insight is made up of legacy businesses BST, Chilworth, and RCI Safety. Together we help organisations improve organizational and process safety and implement software solutions in support of safety performance to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect assets. DEKRA Insight has over 500 employees, and growing, in 22 offices and 16 countries.
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