First dedicated waste-management company to achieve certification from BSI five times in a row
O’DONOVAN Waste have achieved another landmark by becoming the first dedicated waste-management company to receive ISO 39001 certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) for the fifth consecutive year. The ISO evaluates the road safety management system and aims to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries from traffic accidents.
O’Donovan are committed to continuous improvement and say this milestone demonstrates their huge focus on road safety that includes the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) gold status, which they have achieved for the twelfth consecutive year.
To achieve the ISO 39001 certification, the company evidences its comprehensive safety systems, demonstrating consistent processes in each of its operations, whilst streamlining objectives and action plans that fulfil the requirements specified by the standard.
The ISO 39001 certification focuses on a management framework dedicated to enhancing all areas of road traffic safety. O’Donovan have impressive road safety targets and objectives, aimed at improving the already exemplar standards set, which are further enhanced by the ongoing attainment of the ISO 39001 certification.
The business says it will continue to build on its engrained culture of safe and healthy environments, which continues to surpass best practice recommendations.
Managing director Jacqueline O’Donovan said: ‘I’m absolutely thrilled that we are the first dedicated waste-management company to achieve the ISO 39001 certification from BSI for the fifth consecutive year. This strongly demonstrates our ongoing dedication to the welfare and safety of all road users as well as our own drivers.
‘We continue to prioritize safety and the highest working standards across all areas of our business, ensuring our operations not only meet necessary requirements, but that they exceed the statutory regulations.’