The department of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment coordinates the Company’s activities to comply with international standards, aiming a continuous improvement. Intergaz Ltd is in full compliance with the standards ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and SEVESO II. Our product quality is ensured with technical inspections carried out in certified laboratories. Intergaz prioritises the concerns of health, safety and social responsibility. Indeed, Intergaz was among the very first companies in Cyprus to implement quality and safety systems and to be ISO accredited. Today, our Management System embraces all operational standards and legislative requirements and we committed to ongoing improvement.
Our Health & Safety, Environment and Quality policy aims to:
- Satisfy the requirements of our customers.
- Implement measures to prevent accidents and damage to our environment.
- Comply with the Cyprus and European Law.
- Continually improve our processes and systems.
ISO 9001 : 2008
The Quality Management system is designed and implemented for the control and management of all operations from supply, to storage, bottling, distribution and technical installations. There is full control and traceability to source at any given moment. The system incorporates the policies and objectives of the Company that are applied to satisfy customer specified requirements related to the key areas of our business; stockholding, bottling and distribution of bottled and bulk Liquefied Petroleum Gas.
ISO 14001 : 2004
The Environmental Management system is designed and implemented for the control and management of all related environmental aspects and effects directly linked to our operations, including all emergency procedures dealing with abnormal situations which will affect our environment. We make sure that our actions have positive impact to our children and generations to come.
OHSAS 18001 : 2007
The Occupational Health and Safety Management system is designed and implemented for the control and management of all related Health and Safety Hazards and Risks directly linked to our operations, and affecting the safety of our immediate environment, including all emergency procedures dealing with abnormal situations which will affect employees' safety, and the safety of those immediately affected.
Seveso II is a European Council Directive, 96/82/EC, issued in 1996 for the control and prevention of Major-Accident Hazards. Intergaz fully complies with Seveso II requirements through a special “Safety Manual”. This also includes Internal and External Emergency Plans, that all together describe approaches, processes and procedures, and define major accident scenarios, to prevent and control the occurrence of accidents, to implement all required safety measures, to inform the community, and to restore and clean the environment.
Further information addressed to the people living near the oil company facilities of Larnaca can be found on the following address http://www.seveso.lca.com.cy/page1EN.html, where detailed information and safety guidelines in the unlikely event of a major accident can be found.