Special Piping achieves ISO 45001 accreditation

03 December 2019

Manchester-headquartered Special Piping Materials, the stockholder and supplier of pipes, fittings, and flanges, has achieved a new international standard in occupational health, safety and security.

The ISO 45001 accreditation is a new industry standard, the framework of which has been coordinated and developed by a committee of occupational health and safety experts from around the world.

Special Piping Materials HQ in Manchester was awarded ISO 45001 last month, having been proactive in reviewing the new standard and ensuring compliance.

The ISO 45001 standard is designed to maintain an effective, healthy and operational environment for workers by improving employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating better, safer working conditions.

ISO 45001 is set to replace a previous standard - OHSAS 18001 - over three years following its publication in March 2018. Special Piping Materials is ahead of the curve in gaining compliance, demonstrating how it is prioritizing the safety and health of its employees.