In May 2019, AO Achimgaz passed the recertification audit in accordance with ISO 45001:2018.
For the first time, the Company was certified for compliance with the requirements of the British Standard OHSAS 18001:2007 “Professional Health and Safety Management Systems” in 2013; meanwhile, in 2019, the Company made the transition to the new international standard ISO 45001:2018 “Professional Health and Safety Management Systems”, which was introduced in March 2018.
Being a joint Russian-German enterprise, AO Achimgaz is committed to fulfilling international standards, raising the bar for ensuring an acceptable level of occupational health and safety.
The audit company SGS, a certified service for accreditation of the United Kingdom UKAS, noted:
- unconditional leadership of the Company's management aimed at ensuring safe labor conditions and protecting the health of employees;
- a favorable environment for the functioning of the Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management System, including the absence of barriers between different levels of the organizational structure;
- involvement of all Company personnel and contractors in hazard identification, risk assessment and implementation of management measures to eliminate hazards and reduce risks;
- a high level of competence and awareness of workers at all levels of the Company, allowing them to work as a team;
- high production culture.