Andigestion gains international accreditation for health and safety systems
Food waste recycler Andigestion has received an international accreditation for its occupational health and safety management systems at both its Gloucestershire and Devon plants.
Superseding the company’s previous OHSAS 18001 accreditation, the ISO 45001 award recognises the company’s commitments to improving employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating better, safer working conditions at... More
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