Doha, Qatar: Nakilat is the first company in Qatar which has been certified to the new ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OH&S) standard issued by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, which is set to transform workplace health and safety practices globally.
This internationally-recognized certification was achieved after an intensive external audit and assessment, conducted almost immediately after the publication of the new standard on the 12th of March 2018.This is a reflection of the company’s proactive approach for ensuring its health and safety system meets the latest industry leading standards. During the audit, Nakilat effectively demonstrated its comprehensive OH&S management system, processes, controls, and implementation of the new standards.
The previous standard, the British Standard Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series, (BS OHSAS 18001:2007), used to be the standard for occupational health and safety management systems. A new ISO 45001:2018 standard replaces the existing OHSAS 18001 standard, with the intent of improving health and safety in the workplace, to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses around the world.
Nakilat is a Qatari LNG transport company providing an essential transportation link in the State of Qatar’s LNG supply chain. Its LNG shipping fleet is the largest in the world, comprising of 65 LNG vessels. Nakilat also owns and manages four large LPG carriers. Nakilat operates the ship repair and construction facilities at Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Ras Laffan Industrial City via two strategic joint ventures: N-KOM and NDSQ. Nakilat also offers a full range of marine support services to vessels operating in Qatari waters. For more information visit: www.nakilat.com.qa
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