TÜV Rheinland certifies CNPV with OHSAS 18001 accreditation

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OHSAS 18001, an international occupational health and safety standard certification, has been awarded to CNPV Solar Power after an auditing from TÜV Rheinland. The international certification is intended to help organizations control occupational health and safety risks in their business.

Both Zhang Shunfu, CNPV's CEO and B. Veerraju Chaudary, CNPV's COO and CTO enthused the company’s achievement stating, “To be able to confirm from TÜV Rheinland that our commitment to the health and safety standards of our employees is on the right track is very fulfilling. Our choice of TÜV Rheinland, one of the most reputed and challenging certification bodies, was driven by our wish to test our systems, hopefully finding where we could, and can, improve to the benefit of all.”

CNPV had TÜV Rheinland audit for OHSAS 18001 after they had made their internal preparations over a six-month period. This certification makes CNPV the first China-based PV company to receive accreditation for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 from TÜV Rheinland.

The lead auditor for TÜV Rheinland confirmed the results, stating, “As a result of CNPV's accreditation for this Health and Safety standard, and a collective review of our database, we can confirm that this is the First China based PV Company to have achieved accreditation for Quality, Environmental and EHS systems from our organization. We are delighted to work with them as they proceed onto their next qualification, which judging by the speed of their recent commitment, will be in the near future.”

“When we subsequently found out that we were the first China based PV company to achieve accreditation for the three systems from this demanding certification organization, our desire to develop further was further stimulated. Our long-term strategy of growth requires clear and careful systems management. We have set demanding targets for ourselves, taken the harder options where possible, all in the knowledge that by making change and constantly evaluating our performance we can achieve the approaching targets more efficiently. We are delighted that we have achieved this milestone on our strategic map, it gives us great confidence to push forwards quickly onto our next challenge,” concluded Zhang and Chaudary.

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