The Pacific Hoists commitment remains, as always, to supply a quality range of products, which are designed and manufactured to conform to an extensive quantity of Australian and International standards:
NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA
Pacific Hoists has been a member of the National Safety Council of Australia since 2014 and has achieved the Highly Commended award for “Best Continuous Improvement of a WHS Management System” at NSCA’s 2014 National Safety Awards of Excellence.
The NSCA is Australia’s premier Work Health and Safety training provider. For almost 90 years, the NSCA has played an important role in helping to inspire, educate, inform and engage Australian business in best practice Work Health and Safety (WHS) and risk management.
For more information, please visit www.nsca.org.au
ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognised standard defining requirements for Quality Management Systems to ensure that the needs and expectations of buyers are being met or exceeded. All Pacific Hoists products are manufactured and tested to conform to this standard, which involves consistent observation of administration, management, manufacturing and production control. In 2009, Pacific Hoists was recognised for 15 years of accreditation to ISO 9001:2008.
Pacific Hoists is accredited in the field of Mechanical Testing by the National Association of Testing Authorities Australia in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025. This ensures that they comply with the relevant International and Australian standards and are competent to provide consistently reliable testing, calibration, measurement and inspection data to their customers.
Pacific Hoists is a full member of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). LEEA is internationally established as the leading representative body for all companies involved in the lifting industry. Their members represent every aspect of this industry; from design, manufacture, refurbishment and repair through to the hire, maintenance and use of lifting equipment. Their goal is to achieve the highest standards of quality and safety in these activities.
Being a full LEEA member means that all Pacific Hoists personnel will be trained to the highest technical and safety standards. LEEA’s training programs are recognised worldwide and over the next couple of years, Pacific Hoists will be putting all operational staff through the LEEA training program, with key personnel to be trained to Team Card Level.
AS / NZS 4801 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
Pacific Hoists operates an Occupational Health & Safety Management System which complies with the requirements of AS/NZS 4801:2001. The protection of health and safety of all employees is vital to the success of every business. An effective OH&S Management System can help to establish the framework of compliance with the two fundamental elements of most
- That employers provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk.
- That employees take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others.
- Pacific Hoists invested in a state-of-the-art risk management system, based on ISO 31000, and this has positioned them to achieve the highest levels of Corporate Governance, Occupational Health & Safety and Quality & Environmental standards. The aim is to lead in this area and continue to focus on business improvement, working towards ISO 14001.