Press release from Nov 07, 2018

Occupational health and safety: BELECTRIC certified by TÜV NORD

  • BELECTRIC and its subsidiaries PADCON and Jurchen Technology have been certified in accordance with the new ISO 45001 standard

  • Occupational health and safety management system successfully implemented

Kolitzheim, Germany – International solar and battery specialist BELECTRIC is a leader in the field of occupational health and safety: BELECTRIC is one of the first companies in Germany to receive a TÜV Nord certification in accordance with the new ISO 45001 for its occupational health and safety management system which was implemented earlier this year. The new standard replaces the British OHSAS 18001 standard. The main focus of the BELECTRIC occupational health and safety management system is to assess risks; delineate effective protective measures; promote awareness and train employees, and foster continuous improvement with the aim of creating a workplace environment designed to be safer and more secure.

“Ensuring a safe and healthy working environment – both at the construction site and in the office –
is particularly important for a plant manufacturer like us”, explains Ingo Alphéus, CEO of BELECTRIC
Solar & Battery GmbH. “With this international certification, we are showing both our customers and our employees that occupational health and safety is a high priority for us, every day and all across the BELECTRIC group”.

Over the course of the certification audit, which lasted several days, TÜV Nord conducted a thorough investigation of the BELECTRIC management system. Following employee interviews, multiple operational inspections and a review of the documentation, the ISO 45001 certification was granted at the end of October, both for BELECTRIC itself as well as for its subsidiaries PADCON and Jurchen Technology. Going forward, beside annual internal audits TÜV will conduct monitoring audits to ensure compliance with the provisions of the new standard.

About BELECTRIC: BELECTRIC Solar & Battery GmbH is one of the most successful enterprises in the development and construction of utility scale solar power plants and energy storage systems. The company was established in 2001 and has been expanded to an international group with activities on all continents since then. BELECTRIC has constructed 300 solar PV power plants with around 2 GWp PV capacity. In addition, the company realized battery energy storage systems and hybrid power solutions, which combines different technologies to autarkic systems. As one of the largest O&M providers globally, BELECTRIC’s full-integrated services provide continuous operation. State-of-the-art solar power plant technology and energy storage technology support the grid infrastructure and contribute to cost reductions in the energy sector. With numerous patents and innovations, BELECTRIC has proven its technological leadership in the industry