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INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

ATE operates an Integrated Management System complete with documented auditable process controls, for setting and reviewing health and safety, environmental and quality - HSEQ - targets. It ensures that risks are identified, communicated and controlled in all areas of our operation, with the ultimate objective of achieving zero incidents status in personal injuries, asset damage and environmental harm.

 

The Integrated Management System has been audited externally and complies with:

ISO 9001  The International Quality Management System Standard
ISO 14001   The International Environmental Management System Standard
EN 9100   The International Quality Management System for aeroneutic and space Standard

ATE INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Health Safety Environment Quality (HSEQ) Policy Statement

ATE considers health, safety, quality and protection of the environment to be an integral part of our business management. In accordance with applicable health, safety and environmental legislation and giving due consideration to industry ”best practice”, we will ensure that these areas are given parity with all other major elements of our business.

We are wholly committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all personnel who work within, or may be affected by our operations. To achieve this objective we will conduct our activities in such a way as to “as far as is reasonably practicable” pro-actively protect the health and safety of our employees and other persons and will give proper regard to the protection and conservation of the environment. We commit to continual improvement in these areas.

We will strive to produce a product of high quality, suitable for and compliant to requirements of our customers, at a competitive price and we will pursue opportunities to offer continual improvement by embracing best practice and offering innovative solutions.

Through the ATE Integrated Management System we have established a framework complete with documented auditable process controls, for setting and reviewing health and safety, environmental and quality targets, and to ensure that risks are identified, communicated and controlled in all areas of our operation, with the ultimate objective of achieving zero incidents status in personal injuries, asset damage and environmental harm.

All environmental information regarding ATE’s activities will be made available to external parties upon a written request.

ATE will continue to provide environmental information to external companies, government and local authorities in regards to any legal aspect required by current Environmental or Health & Safety Legislation.

Within the scope of the ATE Integrated Management System each ATE business location will aspire to meet the requirements of the following standards:

 

ISO 9001: 2015     The International Quality Management System Standard 
EN 9100: 2016  The International Quality Management System for aeroneutic and space Standard
ISO 14001: 2015    The International Environmental Management System Standard 

 

We acknowledge the right of each employee and other personnel operating under ATE management to challenge an activity or a condition, which they believe may have a detrimental effect on the environment or the integrity of plant, equipment, personnel and facilities. We will commend employees who justifiably exercise this right.

We will consult with employees and their representatives and ensure provision of such resources, training and support as are deemed necessary to achieve the goals set out in this Policy Statement and related policy statements for Quality, Health & Safety and Environment, contained in the individual manuals comprising the ATE Integrated Management System.

HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

The health and safety of our employees is a priority to ATE, and we operate health and safety management systems that comply with the requirements of French and European legislation. Our system is compliant with all processes controlled by risk assessments and safe systems of work. Our health and safety systems and procedures are subject to regular internal and external audit, and are extended to our visitors and customers to ensure a safe working environment.

A health and safety training session is given to all as part of our commitment to achieve our aim of safety first - no compromise.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

At ATE we consider the protection of the environment to be an integral part of our business management. We operate environmental management systems that comply with the requirements of ISO 14001 and all relevant environmental legislations.

The ATE paint hangars are heated and extracted to ensure climate control over temperature and humidity with records of these kept throughout the painting process. We are compliant in limiting solvent emissions to the atmosphere. Waste contractors, licensed under statutory regulations dispose of any toxic waste with waste paint and used solvent sent for recycling. Our waste management program ensures that specific consumables are sent for washing and recycling, thereby reducing environmental impact and waste going to landfill.

INTEGRATED QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

At ATE we fully understand that a quality product and customer satisfaction requires a first class quality management system behind it. To ensure this we operate quality management systems that comply with EN 9100 Quality Standard to which we have held accreditation since 1994.