Lewa Receives Certificate for Workplace Safety and Health Protection
To protect the health and safety of employees as well as possible, Lewa GmbH has obtained AMS certification (Arbeitsschutz mit System) compliant with the criteria of NLF / ILO-OSH 2001 and OHSAS 18001:2007 from the VGB (the German Employer s Liability Insurance Association).
The certification was awarded in the presence of Andreas Becker (VBG), Sven Roser, and Werner Bartole (Lewa) on June 26, 2014, in Leonberg. The certification confirms that Lewa GmbH, in addition to meeting legal requirements, has also implemented internal rules at all levels governing the responsibility, training, and maintenance of tested, monitored equipment. The focus of this process was the performance of risk assessments in all departments to determine technical and operational measures for good workplace safety and health protection. To continue to develop and improve the system, management first defined objectives to be tracked and monitored, while at the same time audits were carried out to discover potential areas of improvement.
The increased integration of workplace safety into corporate policy and its systematic consideration in individual work processes minimize safety risks for employees while increasing productivity. The next goal of Lewa GmbH is to obtain certification in the areas of the environment and energy.
Picture: Lewa GmbH Quality Manager Sven Roser (middle) and Workplace Safety Officer Werner Bartole (left) accepted the VGB AMS certificate from Andreas Becker (right) on June 26, 2014. The pump manufacturer is striving to implement a continuous improvement process in the area of workplace safety in order to minimize health risks for employees and increase the company s productivity. (Source: LEWA GmbH)
Source: LEWA GmbH