Tundra MDS (EMS-OHSMS) Certification

By MarEx 2014-05-19 15:09:00

Tundra Maritime Defense Services (MDS), the maritime division of Tundra Group, is proud to announce that its Integrated Management System has today been approved by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) to the Environmental and Safety Management System Standards 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification process. This validates Tundra’s commitment to showing appreciation for the health and safety of its people in their workplace and the communities and environment that it works in.

Lee Rimmer, Managing Director, said today: “This is a great day for us and I am extremely pleased that yet again we have demonstrated that we lead from the front in our industry and will continue to go the extra mile in being the best at what we do. This is yet another critical step in our process of continuous improvement and this certification is a key milestone for our company, resulting in a system which has helped us to simplify, streamline and standardize the operational systems used by our staff, whilst achieving best practice in the management of our health, safety, and environmental impacts.”

Tundra MDS’s Integrated Management System (IMS) is already certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 28000:2007 and ISO/PAS 28007:2012 and the integration of these two additional standards will further improve Tundra’s performance and demonstrates that it continues to implement best practices and procedures to achieve overall service excellence for its customers and position itself as the leading force in the industry.

“Everything we do at Tundra begins with a focus on protecting our customers and employees”, said Mike Armstrong, Tundra MDS’s Compliance Officer. “We now use a fully integrated management system which allows us to effectively identify, control and reduce the risks associated with health and safety in the workplace, and in understanding the environmental impact of our business, take constructive action to reduce it. It is the culmination of two years hard work by all of the staff and we are extremely pleased with the outcome.”

Recognized worldwide, ISO 14001 confirms an organization is effectively managing and mitigating its impact on the environment. Tundra’s environmental management system (EMS) is a continuous cycle of planning, implementation, review, and improvement of actions carried out to achieve stated business and environmental goals.  OHSAS 18001 Certification verifies that an organisation effectively provides a safe and healthy workplace.

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