Access Engineering awarded OHSAS 18001:2007

Published on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Access Engineering PLC was awarded the OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on 26th September 2013 at its Corporate Office in Union Place, Colombo.

Det Norske Veritas is an independent foundation established in Norway with the core competence to identify, assess and advise on how to manage risks and to safely and responsibly improve business performance.

OHSAS 18001:2007 is an international standard for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) management and provides the systematic approach to assess workplace hazards and implement preventive measures which is part of day-to-day operations. It also provides a framework for organisations to control its OH&S aspects, ensure legal compliance and to improve overall performance.

Representatives from DNV that were present during the certification handing over ceremony were Mr. D. Sathya Prakash – Lead Auditor & Manager – Key Customer and Mr. K.Vetriselvam – Location Head – Sri Lanka while Mr. Christoper Joshua / Mr. Rohana Fernando / Mr. Shevantha Mendis / Mr. Dharshana Munasinghe Directors of Access Engineering and Mr. V.K Manatunge / Mr. Srimal Fernando / Mr. Manoaj Jayahsuriya/ Mr. A.A Fernando / Mr. Kosala Wickramasinghe/ Mr. Thasantha Kumara / Mr. Niroshan Thilakarathne and Ms. Neranjala Priyadarshani from the Cooperate Management of Access Engineering were also present.