Management System (ISO 9001 and BS OHSAS 18001 certifications)
A pioneer among other European synchrotron light sources, ElettraSincrotrone Triestehas been awarded by DNV-GL the ISO 9001:2008 certification for the quality management system.
This is the result of a huge effort in managing and monitoring the company processes carried on in the past two years and witness the quality and the continuous improvement of the services offered by Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste to scientific researchers and customers.
The ISO 9001 certification guarantees the soundness of the principles and methods on which our companyis organized, which comply with the highest standards for the delivery of quality products and services.
This acknowledgement,on one hand,witnessesthe quality level of our scientific research and, on the other hand it further strengthens the liaisonbetween Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste and industry due to thecompliance with a common management standard.
Users and customerscantherefore be confident that Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste has put in place all the possible management and technical processes to optimizethe quality of the services offered. In fact, theISO 9001: 2008 certification requires that specific procedures areadopted in all of the importantcorporate processes: management and maintenance of equipment, delivery of services, personnel training, verification of suppliers and document management.
Quality, however, is not sufficientunless supported by a Safety guarantee covering all the operations within experimental stations and laboratories.
Forthis specific purpose Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste has initiated with DNV-GL the processto obtain the BS OHSAS 18001:2007 standard certification. This process was successfully completed on June 11th