Slingsby achieves ISO 14001
on: April 8, 2008, 2:28 am
Release Author: Slingsby
Release Summary: Slingsby announce that their Environmental Management
System has been formally accredited in meeting the requirements
of the International Standard ISO 14001:2004
Release Body: Slingsby, market leaders in the
distance selling of industrial and commercial equipment, has announced
that their Environmental Management System has
been formally accredited in meeting the requirements of the International
Standard ISO 14001:2004.
has worked hard to develop and implement systems to reduce emissions
affecting climate change, and to segregate different wastes to
maximise recycling and minimise landfill. Slingsby has also ensured
that they have ongoing compliance with new and existing environmental
legislation such as the Producer Responsibility (Packaging
Waste) Directive and also the Waste Electrical
and Electronic Equipment Directive through membership
of compliance schemes in the UK and Ireland.
purpose of the International Standard ISO 14001:2004 is
to enable an organization of any size or type to:
- identify and control the environmental impact of its activities,
products or services
- improve its environmental performance continually
- implement a systematic approach to setting environmental objectives
and targets, to achieving these and to demonstrating that they
have been achieved.
to the International Organization for Standardisation,
"The ISO 14001:2004 is applicable to
any organization that wishes to establish, implement, maintain
and improve an environmental management system, to assure itself
of conformity with its stated environmental policy, and to demonstrate
conformity with ISO 14001:2004"
Slingsby, Managing Director said, “We are delighted
we have achieved the ISO 14001 standard. We are
extremely aware of our environmental responsibilities and have
implemented a strategy to reduce our impact on the environment
while continuing to improve the service to our customers”.
recognises the effect it has on the environment due to business
practices and is committed to reducing the extent of its impact
through the Environmental Management System,
adherence to new and current environmental legislation, and the
application of best practice.
Formed in 1893, Slingsby, are leading suppliers
of industrial supplies
and commercial safety
equipment with a range of 35,000 products to assist companies
meet health and safety guidelines. The company continually strives
to improve its manufacturing pedigree through investment in new
technology, quality and increased product ranges.
can also provide bespoke solutions tailored to meet client needs
should they be unable to locate what they require amongst the
35,000 standard products on offer, (which includes major sections
on Access Equipment, Environmental
& Waste Management, Flooring and Matting, Signs and Labels,
and Safety and Security supplies).
115 years experience of solving workplace problems, Slingsby
is able to provide advice or guidance to cover most business
needs, and can manufacture or source solutions when required to
meet special orders.
Details: PR contact:
Marketing Communications Coordinator
HC Slingsby PLC
Tel: +44 (0)1274 535 030 ex 3342
Fax: +44 (0)1274 535 043