Exemplary safety performance is an integral part of our business and contributes to our goal of promoting the health, safety, security and well-being of our employees, our clients and local communities. Our objectives are to surpass the most stringent quality, health, safety, and environmental standards. We integrate the highest principles of QHSE performance into all aspects of our business. Utilizing an Integrated Management System that has been globally certified to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems, UTEC ensures that our services are delivered in the safest manner possible and with the highest quality achievable.
Achieving an Incident Free Workplace is accomplished by diligently applying industry standards and adopting proven best practices. Our Occupational Health and Safety policy reflects this belief and the overarching philosophy is driven throughout our culture. UTEC’s Safety Committee process focuses on continuous commitment to safety and is a cornerstone of our Behavior Based Safety program. Our Health and Safety management systems are designed to ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, and to provide for continual improvement of our management systems. The majority of UTEC regional offices are certified to OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Systems with global certification expected in Q1 2015.
We always ensure strict adherence to world-wide environmental regulations. We apply ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems compliant management system processes, achieving certification at the majority of our regional offices. Global certification is expected in Q2 2015. Our Environmental Policy reflects our desire to proactively manage our impact on the environment and encourages participation from our suppliers, clients, and the communities in which UTEC operates in order to realize our Zero Impact objective.
UTEC’s QHSE management systems are robust, dynamic, and ever improving. We are proud of our historical performance and are always seeking to improve upon our record. Our employees, clients, and communities we are a part of can be confident in the fact that UTEC will operate safely, in an environmentally responsible manner, and to the highest quality standards.