02 Nov, 2023

In a significant milestone, ISI is delighted to announce that we have been granted accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for inspection services in compliance with the international standard ISO/IEC 17020:2012. Our accreditation covers the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) and The Work at Height Regulations 2005.

ISI's Commitment to Safety and Quality

ISI, is a trusted name in inspection and compliance services and has long been at the forefront of ensuring the highest standards of inspection safety is met. This latest ISO/IEC 17020:2012 accreditation from UKAS is a testament to the company's unwavering dedication to excellence in safety and quality.

With the LOLER and PUWER inspection accreditations, ISI has demonstrated its capability to perform thorough inspections and assessments of lifting equipment and machinery, providing clients with the assurance that their equipment meets all necessary safety requirements.

Mick Grist, Managing Director commented "We are immensely proud to have received accreditation from UKAS to ISO/IEC 17020:2012 covering LOLER and PUWER inspections. This recognition highlights our ongoing commitment to providing the highest levels of safety and compliance services to our clients. We understand the critical importance of adhering to these regulations, and our team is dedicated to ensuring that our clients' equipment meets all necessary safety standards."

Mick went on to say “This UKAS accreditation is testament to all the hard work, dedication and consistency from all our team in ensuring that the audit went smoothly. Well done to everyone involved”.

LOLER and PUWER: A Crucial Step in Ensuring Workplace Safety

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) are fundamental legal requirements designed to ensure the safe use of lifting equipment and machinery in the workplace. Compliance with these regulations is essential for protecting the well-being of workers and preventing accidents.

Benefits of UKAS Accreditation

Accreditation by UKAS is widely recognised as a mark of quality and competence. It signifies that ISI has been rigorously assessed and found to meet the highest standards of technical expertise, impartiality, and integrity. This accreditation further solidifies ISI's position as a trusted partner in the field of inspection services.

About UKAS

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the national accreditation body for the UK, recognised by the government to assess and accredit organisations that provide conformity assessment services. UKAS accreditation ensures that these organisations meet internationally recognised standards of competence and impartiality.

For more information about UKAS, visit ukas.com.

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