SAFETY & QUALITY

SAFETY 

Safety is at the heart of everything that we do. As an organisation and as individuals we are committed to creating a safe working environment and preventing risk, accidents and ill health. Our operational managers are supported by our dedicated Health and Safety coordinators who operate as an integral part of our management team.

Our Health and Safety policy objectives include:

  • The implementation of appropriate organisational structures in managing Health and Safety, with a clear definition of duties and responsibilities for all employees

  • The promotion of a Health and Safety culture, achieved by ensuring effective representation of, and participation by, all employees

  • Mechanisms and systems to ensure progressive improvement of Health and Safety for all UnitBirwelco employees

  • Effective liaison and collaboration with the regulatory authorities’ standard-setting bodies, professional institutions, and trade associations

  • OHSAS 18001 certified

Our general safety principles include – but are not limited to – raising workplace standards and the awareness of Health and Safety among directors, managers and other employees of the group, together with the enhancement of the important role of employee representation in managing Health and Safety.

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Quality

At UnitBirwelco we are committed to the highest standards of quality control and strive to be at the very top of our industry. This commitment extends across all of our operations, from manufacturing and fabrication to design and management systems. By consistently achieving the very highest standards we aim to exceed our customers’ expectations and regulatory requirements and deliver a safe working environment and truly world-class customer service. Certification plays an important part in ensuring we achieve these standards consistently.

Across the group we are certified to the following standards:

  • EC Certificate of Conformity to the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EC

  • ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) certified manufacturer of pressure vessels, U Code Stamp

  • ASME certified manufacturer and assembler of power boilers, S Code Stamp

  • National Board "R" Certificate of Authorization 

  • National Board 'NB' Certificate of Authorization to Register

  • Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance ISO 9001 Management Systems

  • United Registrar of Systems (URS) ISO 9001 Management Systems

  • SGS ISO 9001 Management Systems

  • ISO 3834-2

  • EN 1090: Ex class 4

Environment

The senior management teams at UnitBirwelco are committed to protecting the environment and minimising the environmental impact of our operations through our commitment to:

  • Comply with all relevant environmental legislation and regulations.

  • Regularly review the environmental impact of our activities.

  • Involve all employees in the environmental management programmes and provide the necessary environmental awareness/training.

  • Develop a programme of continual improvement to reduce waste to landfill, prevent pollution and improve resource efficiency.

  • To ensure that its operations present no environmental problems to neighbours, sub-contractors, or the local community.

Achievements

  • ISO 14001 certification

  • Achieved our goal of becoming carbon negative. See our video to see exactly how we did this.