We recognise that the successful control of business risk, specifically in the areas of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality, is essential in order to underpin our position as a leading research and development platform for new renewable energy technologies. We have committed to develop and introduce effective management systems in the areas demanded by all of our stakeholders and have engaged in a programme of independent verification in order to demonstrate the capability of these systems. To date we have accomplished the following:
The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is certified to International standards though DNV for our Quality, Health & Safety and Environment management systems.
The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is accredited to UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 for our High Voltage Electrical Networks facility, 50m & 100m Blade Testing facility and Blade Rain Erosion Test Rig and Composites Laboratory.
The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is UVDB verified (B2) through Achilles, which is an independent Audit of our organisations Quality, Health, Safety, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility.
|Business Activity/Scope||Standard||Certification/Accreditation Body|
|Company-wide Quality, Health & Safety, and Environment Management Systems.
Research, Development, Engineering, Commercial Testing, Knowledge Management and Advisory Services in relations to Renewable Energy Technologies.
|ISO 9001: 2015
|Structural Testing of Wind Turbine
Blades in 50m and 100m
Blade Test Facilities
|ISO/IEC17025:2017||United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769|
|Testing of Power Cables||ISO/IEC17025:2017||United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769|
|Testing of Low Voltage and High Voltage Equipment||ISO/IEC17025:2017||United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769|
|Testing of Cables and Cable Insulation||ISO/IEC17025:2017||United Kingdom Accreditation Service Laboratory number 2769|