Surfacing contractor Spadeoak, an Aggregate Industries company, has achieved international certification from the British Standards Institute (BSI), receiving ISO 45001 in occupational health and safety management and ISO 14001 in environmental management.
ISO 45001 is the world’s first international standard for occupational health and safety (OSH).
ISO 14001, the world’s leading environmental management standard, provides a framework to make day-to-day operations, including sourcing, storage, distribution and manufacturing, more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Simon Wycherley, Managing Director of Spadeoak, commented: âObtaining these certifications gives us a great sense of pride, as it further demonstrates our commitment to placing responsibility for health, safety and the environment, including sustainability, at the forefront of everything we do as an organization.
âWe pride ourselves on having a strong health and safety culture, in which our employees are encouraged to take an active role in their own OSH, while taking into account our company’s impact on the environment today. ‘hui and in the future.
âGoing forward, we will continue to work hard to further reduce workplace incidents and ensure that our colleagues can return home safely every day. We will also respect our commitment to reduce our environmental impact, by adopting low carbon solutions and practices in all areas of our business. “
The two new accreditations follow Spadeoak’s ISO 9001 quality management certification by BSI, after demonstrating a company-wide commitment to continuous business improvement.