Bureau Veritas, a global provider of testing, inspection and certification solutions, has announced that King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) has been awarded the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 55001 certificates. With these certifications, SPARK has adopted an integrated management system approach to business risks, including quality, health and safety, and environmental management. SPARK has protected the value of their physical and non-material assets.
SPARK is a fully-integrated industrial city under development.
Spanning an area of 50 square kilometres, SPARK is being developed with a vision to become the leading gateway to the regional energy sector, offering a complete spectrum of services to support business growth in the Kingdom. SPARK offers infrastructure with international specifications for global investors in crude oil & gas industry and refining, petrochemical industries, electric power, and water production and treatment. SPARK will be comprised of five focal areas: upstream, downstream, petrochemicals, conventional power, water and wastewater.
Bureau Veritas has contributed to the sustainability agenda of SPARK with integrated management system certification and asset management system certification. The company said the integrated management systems certification programme (ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification, ISO 45001 Health and Safety Management System Certification and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification) offers a holistic view of risks to develop effective mitigation strategies. With ISO 55001 Asset Management System Certification, Bureau Veritas helps companies to lower costs, maximise return on investment and optimise growth throughout the asset life cycle.
Through independent auditing, certification and verification, SPARK has been successfully completed certification process. SPARK has set priorities for asset management that balance cost efficiency and risk, and embedded a culture of continual improvement throughout the organisation. SPARK has taken proactive action to establish a culture of continual improvement that leads to enhanced efficiency and reduced risk.
Saif Al Qahtani, President and CEO, at SPARK, said: “We at SPARK are extremely proud of achieving ISO certification, showcasing to our customers, investors and partners that our services operate at the highest quality standards. SPARK and its employees are committed to continuous improvement, ensuring that we are dedicated to developing and improving the processes and systems required to maintain our ISO accreditation.”
Hanna Jabour, Director, I&F MER District, Bureau Veritas, said: “Since 1828, Bureau Veritas’ mission has been to shape a world of trust. We are very proud to strengthen our relationship with SPARK for their strategic project by supporting them to adopt best practices in line with the most recognised international standards while safeguarding assets, maintaining value and ensuring customer trust and personnel safety.”Click below to share this article