Katek certified for OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001
Handover of the OHSAS Certificat: f.l.t.r. Hr. Both (CEO), Hr. Voggenauer (BG ETEM), Fr. Miller (Head QS), Hr. Moysich (BG ETEM), Hr. Stangl (CEO)

Katek achieved the certification of its Occupational Health and Safety Management System

Grassau / Cologne, April 30, 2015 - The katek GmbH, a company of the Kathrein Group, has been successfully certified according to the international standard for occupational health and safety OHSAS 18001 by the BG Energy, Textile products (BG ETEM). The company fulfills the requirements of systematic and effective occupational safety.

OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) belongs to the best known standards for health and safety management systems and is very closely based on the ISO 9001 and the ISO 14001 standard. By conducted certification audit the BG ETEM confirms the high standard of health and safety at the katek GmbH. During the implementation of the safety management system was carried out a systematic analysis of the work processes and their judgment as to health and safety for employees. The company has now equipped all employees in production and logistics with safety clothing, trained 59 employees to first responders and installed a defibrillator in every work. In addition, the occupational health care of employees has been further intensified. In addition to employee representatives a health committee was established, which has already implemented other measures such as the introduction of a weekly fruit days, the agreement of preferential rates at the nearby gym and more.

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