04 Jun 2015

Intertek, leading global quality solutions provider, has achieved  environmental management and occupational health and safety accreditation for all its UK Cargo & Analytical Assessment (AA) sites, providing customers with assurance through their supply chain further endorsing Intertek UK's health, safety and environmental management system.

The achievement of joint ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditation for these laboratories brings all Intertek UK Cargo & AA sites under the scope of the certificate, accrediting the whole Intertek UK Cargo & AA business.

The accreditation provides Intertek UK's Cargo & AA's customers with assurance of continuing high standards, legal compliance, and processes in place to ensure continuous improvement at all the company's sites.

"While we believe we continue to maintain high standards across all our Cargo & AA sites, it is gratifying to receive third party confirmation that we are meeting and exceeding our internal objectives. The accreditation provides us and our customers with assurance that we are managing HSE to a standard commensurate with Intertek's aspirations and it encourages us to continuously review our performance," said Derek Snowden, Head of Health, Safety and Environment, Cargo & AA, Intertek UK.

Chief Executive UK & Eire Rob van Dorp said: "We are delighted to offer our customers this health and safety accreditation across the entire Intertek UK Cargo & AA service. The safety of Intertek's staff is paramount and this underlines our commitment to a safe working environment as well as operational delivery excellence."

For further information, please contact:

Joanne Merriweather,  UK PR Manager 07786 525390 Joanne.merriweather@intertek.com

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 38,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies' success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users' expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide. Visit www.intertek.com.