Rand Water’s safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) systems are aligned with the following international standards:
· OHSAS 18001:2007 for safety and health.
Rand Water is compliant to this standard – This standard covers all the Occupational Health & Safety Management systems within Rand Water. Occupational health and safety of its employees and the interested and affected parties are all covered within this management system.
· ISO 14001:2015 for environmental management.
All major sites are compliant to this standard – This is the Environmental Management system standards. It ensures compliance to all legislations as well as caring for the environment in conducting all Rand Water activities, products and services.
· And ISO 17025 for laboratories.
In terms of water quality, Rand Water meets the standards of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the South African National Standards (SANS 241:2015) issued by the South African Bureau of Standards and the requirements of South African legislation.
Rand Water is certified by SABS on these standards. SABS conducts six monthly audits to ensure compliance.
Please note that Rand Water Mpumalanga is excluded from SHEQ Management System certification obtained by Rand Water such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
ISO 9001:2015 for quality management
Rand Water is certified to the requirement of the standard. Quality Management system focuses on taking the customers and interested parties needs and managing the realization of those needs into a product or services, that meets what the customer or interested parties asked for.