Quality and Environment

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 18001
  • ISO14001
  • FSC and PEFC

Accreditations and Policies

We are continuously improving our work methods- setting objectives to facilitate improvement in all areas of our business.

We hold ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Management System, PEFC and FSC accreditations.

Ward Knowles acknowledge that the type of services we offer can have an impact on the environment and it is our policy to carry out all the activities with a responsible attitude. In order to continue the reduction of the environmental impact arising from our operations, through a process of continual improvement, we assess the impact of all historic, current and future operations.

Our recent improvements include:

  • Improving waste management
  • Improving chemicals handling and storage
  • Implementation of a materials purchasing policy using only brands that carry E.C environmental accreditation
  • Review of product packaging
  • Instigation of energy monitoring
  • Noise reduction analysis

We will of course continue to monitor and improve our processes and activities.