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Konica Minolta First Past the Post for ISO 45001

09 March 2018
Konica Minolta Business Services (UK) Ltd, one of the first organisations working with UKAS accredited certification body NQA, has successfully achieved the new internationally recognised standard in occupational health and safety (ISO 45001).

Working alongside NQA, Konica Minolta was aware of the stringent requirements needed to gain ISO 45001 certification. 
Nick Wright, Operations Director at NQA, said: “This is a great achievement for Konica Minolta, which demonstrated its commitment to the true essence of the ISO 45001 Standard, and we are delighted to have been n able to support the company through a significant migration to a successful conclusion.”
In addition, Konica Minolta has retained its certifications for ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environment). Salman Khan, Head of Governance and Environment at Konica Minolta, said: “The work behind achieving these ISO Standards is what makes the difference to our customers. By committing to be an organisation that understands our clients and works to provide quality customer services, sustainability and commitment to health and safety in all that we do.”
“This is a fantastic achievement, which not only demonstrates Konica Minolta’s commitment to best practice and ability to tender for new business, but will help drive effective business processes and ensure all within the organisation are working in a safe and protected environment.”
He added: “With huge amount of input from teams and individuals across the business demonstrating the cross-company commitment within Konica Minolta to achieve these standards and a recognition that this is part of an ongoing journey to continual improvements, Konica Minolta is focused on truly being ready for the workplace of the future.”

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd

 Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo.  Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities by utilising functional organic material synthesis, image processing capabilities, precision processing and optical design modelling. 
Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society.  As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation and implements solutions in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments.  Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious “Buyers Lab PaceSetter award for Smart Workplace Vision” from Keypoint Intelligence as the only vendor in its industry thanks to its forward-looking vision of the future of work and investment in innovative technology.
With an operational centre in Basildon, Essex and offices in locations from Aberdeen in Scotland to Swansea in Wales, Konica Minolta is able to meet customers high quality service demands with a first time fix rate of 95%.  In 2018, Konica Minolta were recognised by The Top Employers Institute as one of the Top UK Employers and received the Top Employer Accreditation demonstrating ongoing commitment to employees. 

NQA (Global Certification Body)  

NQA is a leading UKAS accredited certification body that provides certification, training and support services. A world leading certification body that specialises in high technology and engineering sectors. With over 30 years’ experience and 36,000 certificates issued in over 70 countries; NQA (part of NTS) aims to provide the best customer experience by offering expert advice to help you to never stop improving!
NQA prides itself in helping organisations of all sizes perform better in quality, environment, energy, sustainability and health and safety management. Moreover, they make sure that these improvements continue year in, year out. Often, they will work in close partnership with consultants who can play a crucial role in helping to implement these management systems. NQA specialise in management systems certification for quality (including automotive and aerospace sectors), energy & environment, health & safety and information security.

For further information, please contact:
Keith Hau
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd
Phone: +44 (0)7714221751
Email: press@konicaminolta.co.uk
Web: www.konicaminolta.co.uk