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Empower continues its commitment to implement international standards

District cooling utility renews three ISO certifications in Quality Management System, Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

| | Jul 7, 2020 | 5:27 pm
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Ahmad Bin Shafar

DUBAI, UAE, 6 June 2020: Dubai-headquartered Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has renewed three ISO certifications in Quality Management System (ISO 9001: 2015), Environmental Management System (ISO 14001: 2015), and Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS 18001: 2007) that are related to internationally recognised practices for management Systems in Quality, Environment and  Health and Safety, respectively. Making the announcement through a Press release, the district cooling utility added that it is certified for all the three International Standards since 2006. The standards, it further added, are integrated into one platform, which adds values to all stakeholders from Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental perspectives.

Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, said: “Empower’s Quality Management System is based on ISO9001:2015 Standards, which works to minimize business risk, enhance the business process to achieve customer satisfaction and high quality delivery of chilled water to its customers. Every project of Empower is designed with highest standards of Quality by understanding the customer requirements clearly, designing the project with international standards, construction of plants with highest Quality Control and Operations & Maintenance with latest technologies to ensure high quality cooling service is delivered to its customers.


“Empower’s Environmental Management System is based on ISO14001:2015 standards. From design to construction and during operations & maintenance of plants, detailed environmental aspect impact analysis is conducted and necessary control measures are implemented to ensure that Empower is minimizing CO2 emissions in its operations, energy is saved and sustainable model is created to meet the objectives of Dubai Energy Strategy.”

Health & Safety is of paramount importance for Empower, Bin Shafar said. “Our Health & Safety Management System is based on OHSAS18001:2007 standards,” he said. “Detailed Occupational Health & Safety risk assessment is conducted from design to construction and operation of its plant rooms as well as for all its business processes and activities. Control measures are implemented to ensure the health & safety of its staff and all stakeholders.”

The renewal, Empower said, also underlines its keenness in achieving the highest quality levels in providing district cooling services and operations, and in achieving the utmost satisfaction and happiness of the company’s more than 120,000 customers across Dubai.

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