International certifications have been awarded to MYTCL and sustained in adherence to SGS - Société Générale de Surveillance guidelines and stringent management of conformity.
• OHSAS 18001 Certificate relating to Occupational Health & Safety Management
• IS0 14001 Certificate for Environmental Management
• ISO 9001 Certificate relating to Quality Management
In 2016-2017 MYTCL has continued to maintain cathode quality in accordance with LME Grade A specifications, as well as sustaining a best practices international performance standard throughout operations while achieving continual improvements in value, environment, health and safety standards. The standards are published by ISO - the International Organisation for Standardization.
Before October 2018, MYTCL will have upgraded the ISO 9001 and 14001 Standards as is required for ongoing certification, to the new 2015 versions as published by the ISO organisation.
OHSAS 18001 Standard
OHSAS 18001 is a British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems. It exists to help all kinds of organisations put in place demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance. It is widely seen as the world’s most recognised occupational health and safety management systems standard.
MYTCL’s focus is to use this system to promote a safe and healthy working environment by providing a framework that helps MYTCL to:
- consistently identify and control health and safety risks
- reduce the potential for accidents
- aid legislative compliance, and
- improve overall performance.
ISO 14001 Standard
The ISO 14000 family includes most notably the ISO 14001 standard, which represents the core set of standards used by organisations for designing and implementing an effective environmental management
system. ISO 14001 is voluntary, with its main aim to assist MYTCL in continually improving our environmental performance, while complying with any applicable legislation.
ISO 14001 is used by MYTCL to improve resource efficiency, reduce waste and drive down costs. Using ISO 14001 also provides assurance to MYTCL management and employees, as well as external stakeholders, that environmental impact is being measured and improved.
ISO 9001 Standard
The ISO 9000 family of standards is related to quality management systems and designed to help MYTCL ensure that we meet the needs of our customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to our product.
ISO 9000 deals with the fundamentals of quality management systems, including the eight management principles on which the family of standards is based. ISO 9001 deals with the requirements that organisations wishing to meet the standard have to fulfill.
Third party certification bodies provide independent confirmation that MYTCL meets the requirements of ISO 9001.