Home Resources News

Rexel UK Achieves Prestigious Certification

07 February 2018
Leading electrical distributor, Rexel, is celebrating after achieving certification to four globally recognised ISO and OHSAS standards  across its entire UK business.

Becoming one of a very small number of electrical suppliers to gain accredited certification, Rexel has been recognised for its commitment to maintaining robust management systems for ensuring continuous improvement across its network.  
Rexel, has been certified for its: environmental management system (ISO 14001); quality management system (ISO 9001); energy management system (ISO 50001) and health and safety management system (OHSAS 18001).
John Hogan, UK CEO at Rexel, said: “Each of these certificates is an achievement in itself, however to have achieved all four across our entire UK business really is a massive accomplishment for us, and each one of our hard-working staff.
“We’re committed to helping help make the lives of our customers easier, enabling them to work smarter. Key to this success is ensuring our systems and procedures are unified as they provide the foundations for effective processes and people to deliver a product or service which exceeds the expectations of our customers time after time.”
NQA, Rexel’s third party external certification body carried out a number of audits against each of the standards at various locations around the UK. Matt Gantley, MD NQA, said: “As quality assurance and environmental sustainability continue to be a growing priority for many, including electrical contractors and installers, it is important businesses such as Rexel are able to confidently support its customers.”
“The ISO certifcates enable businesses to demonstrate it has the systems and procedures in place that preserve the integrity of the product in terms of quality in all stages of handling, while also improve the environmental performance of its operations.”
ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) is an independent, non-governmental membership organisation, and the world's largest developer of voluntary International Standards.
NQA Certification Ltd is one of the world’s leading UKAS accredited certification bodies with over 30 years’ experience in management systems certification. NQA has more than 35,000 active certificates in over 75 counties for standards including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 and many more.
To find out more about Rexel, and its extensive branch network, please visit www.rexel.co.uk