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27 July 2017

Killgerm Environment Management System achieves ISO 14001

Manufacturing and Distributors Member, Killgerm, has been awarded ISO 14001:2015 for Environmental Management Systems (EMS).

Achieving this Standard confirms that Killgerm has the capability to control the potential adverse environmental effects of its business activities and enhance its environmental performance. Killgerm has spent nine months aligning their existing EMS with the internationally recognised ISO 14001 Standard. The system was verified as being compliant with the standard in June 2017.

ISO-KillgermKillgerm has said that significant elements in the control arrangements have been achieved through their rigorous customer training sessions, stewardship policies and Waste Disposal Scheme. 

Philip Dalgliesh, Killgerm Company Chemist, commented "We are proud to be recognised for all of our environmental hard work and to be awarded this ISO 14001 is a great honour. We take our environmental responsibilities extremely seriously and they form an essential part of our product support and customer training activities."

What is ISO 14001:2015?

ISO 14001:2015 sets out criteria environmental management systems. The standard provides a framework for an organisation to set up an effective environmental management system (in any sector - including but not limited to pest management). According to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) website, there are more than 300,000 certifications to ISO 14001 across 171 countries around the world. 

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