Since 2004 THYSSEN SCHACHTBAU GMBH has complied with the working safety certification OHSAS 18001. Since then, the company has held the “System-Oriented Safety” seal of approval. From the quality management principles (Mission Statement) according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 it is clear that these strategies are closely connected with safety, health and environmental protection (SHE). As the significance of these elements is increasing, the Management Board of THYSSEN SCHACHTBAU GMBH is announcing an independent statement on the SHE-system.
Compliance with all regulations for safety, health and environmental protection is a significant feature of company management. They have an essential influence on the reputation and economic outcomes of our company. Our highly qualified employees, including the technologies and equipment delivered and implemented, represent the basis for the commercial development of our service company. Contracts in the mining division demand compliance with the concern principle, with a focus on the handling of materials hazardous to water resources. By doing so, our work makes a direct contribution to comprehensive environmental protection.
Personal safety, as well as the prevention of damage to property and damage to the environment, through the implementation of and compliance with suitable measures is our highest priority. To meet the aforementioned the responsibilities appropriately, line management will be directed to keep staff informed and analyze the key aspects of the SHE system. Our subcontractors will, of course, be involved in these measures at all times. The content of the SHE-system and its handling are subject to a regular review. It is a component of the SCC-manual, which available in the intranet for all employees. An ongoing improvement in the SHE-system will result from these measures.
The system applies at all THYSSEN SCHACHTBAU GMBH sites, regardless of whether this certification is implemented by the client or not.
Mülheim an der Ruhr, March 2015