Safety and Health at Work
Health and safety at work is a right. It is now both an obligation to safeguard Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and one of the goals of the public authorities and other actors involved in the prevention of occupational hazards.
Accredited services contribute to making these goals a reality by helping to reduce the risks associated with health and safety in the workplace and integrating the prevention of occupational risks in enterprise.
- Certification of Occupational Health and Safety management systems under OHSAS 18001, an internationally recognised policy document, drawn up in partnership with major trade organisations and international standardisation and certification bodies that can be implemented in all types of organisation.
- Testing and certification of the necessary means to protect workers from risks that could pose a threat to their health and safety, including both Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – fall arrest and restraint systems, respiratory, eye and face protection, protective footwear, elements to protect against impact, etc. – and collective protection elements (safety nets; edge protection systems, etc.).
- Testing, inspection and certification for CE marking of different types of machine – presses, machine tools, machinery for underground work, etc. – covered by Directive 2006/42/EC establishing the essential requirements for ensuring proper safety in the design, installation, maintenance and use of such devices.
- Measurement of contaminants in working environments: asbestos fibres, metals, organic vapours, ammonia, noise, etc.