External Audit Confirms Efficiency of Giprotruboprovod’s Management Systems

Date of publication: 07 September 2018

Giprotruboprovod has successfully passed surveillance audits of its environmental, quality and occupational health management systems as we3ll as a certification audit of its energy management system.

The audits at facilities of Volgogradgiprotruboprovod’s branch were held by representatives of DQS, an international certification body.

Their goal was to verify compliance of Giprotruboprovod’s management systems with the ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 50001:2011 international standards.

Based on the audits’ results, the committee pinpointed out a series of advantages offered by the management systems and gave several improvement recommendations. The upsides mentioned by the auditors included availability of resources for development of the management systems, the effects from taking measures for all management systems, across-the-board application of cutting-edge technologies (3D and other), high level of social guarantees and incentives, as well as substantial investments, including investing in the personnel’s competence.

The audit was a success, revealing no non-compliance with the international standards. The decision was made to extend the validity of certificates of conformity for the EMS/QMS/OHMS (with transition to the new version of ISO 14001:2015) and to issue the first certificate of conformity for the energy management system.