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Portek Subsidiaries Cleared OHSAS 18001:2007 and bizSAFE Star Recertification

 

Portek Subsidiaries Cleared OHSAS 18001:2007 and bizSAFE Star Recertification

10th July 2017

 

Singapore – Portek Systems & Equipment Pte Ltd (“PSE”) and PT Portek Indonesia (“PTPI”) are proud to announce that they have successfully cleared the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 recertification audit with no non-conformance. The organisations had obtained their first OHSAS 18001:2007 certifications in 2014 and the certificates were valid for 3 years. They have achieved OHSAS 18001:2007 recertification this year in recognition of the organisations’ Health & Safety Management Systems which comply with OHSAS 18001:2007, an international occupational health and safety management system.

The scope of activities covered by the certificate awarded to PSE is servicing, retrofitting, refurbishment and spare parts sales of container handling equipment. The scope of activities covered by the certificate awarded to PTPI is maintenance service of heavy port equipment.

The implementation of a good Health & Safety policy is vital for any company regardless of its size or sector. One of the most important benefits of implementing HSEMS according to the OHSAS 18001 requirements is that the company has a framework for identifying, monitoring, and complying with all the varied legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements that apply with the company processes. The system aids in maintaining compliance, which can not only help to prevent employee injury, but also prevents costly fines for non-compliance.

In addition, PSE has successfully cleared the bizSafe Star recertification audit conducted from 9th to 15th June 2017, with no non-conformance. The bizSAFE programme is administered by the Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC) Singapore to assist companies to build up their WSH capabilities so that they can achieve superior improvements in safety and health standards at the workplace. bizSAFE Star is the highest bizSAFE level attainable in a progressive 5-step programme.

“Our subsidiaries’ achievements demonstrate our ability and commitment to meet the highest standards of international safety and occupational health management. Our employees are our greatest asset. A safe workplace is an essential factor in motivating and retaining employees. We will work on further improving our safety culture and aim to achieve zero accidents and incidents to keep all Portek Group staff safe at work.” said Tsuyoshi Kamihira, CEO of Portek International.

 
 

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