Glanbia Ireland – Ingredients, is first to achieve latest safety standard

Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Glanbia Ireland - Ballyragget is both delighted and proud to be amongst Europe’s first organisations to achieve the new ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety standard which replaces the previous OHSAS 18001 Standard Worldwide.

The 3 Day audit took place the week of the 16th of April 2018 with the official certificate arriving in Ballyragget last week.This makes Glanbia Ballyragget the first in the Glanbia business to achieve the brand new ISO 45001:2018 within the broader company.

The migration to the brand new ISO 45001:2018 which was published in March 2018, demonstrates our strong commitment to Health & Safety Management Systems and re-affirms our position with our customers.The award of the ISO 45001:2018 represents the achievement in Ballyragget of a very important strategic objective for Glanbia as outlined in our Sustainability Strategy, meeting our 2020 target to achieve this standard.

This has not only allowed us to demonstrate the value we can offer, but the commitment from our leaders to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees and stakeholders.

Successful collaboration, whether with contractors or suppliers, is at the very heart of our business. It encourages innovation, creativity and productivity across the whole life-cycle of our products.

We in Ballyragget commit to working safely so that we and everyone who comes in contact with our site can go home unharmed every day. A special word of thanks to all the staff of Glanbia Ballyragget for their input and commitment to the achievement of this standard and our Safety Management System.

Pictured from left to right are: Michael Phelan Head of Operations, Ballyragget plant, Kevin Phelan Health & Safety Manager, Eilis Nolan Snr Health & Safety Manger, and John Finlay Environmental Health & Safety Manager.