2016, Nov 17, Bukwang received certifications of both Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS18001) and Environmental Management System (ISO14001).
ISO14001 is one of standardization from International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.
OHSAS18001 is global standard by 13 European country agencies, which is intended to help an organization to control occupational health and safety risks.
With principal of “manufacturing good quality medicine through GMP facility,” Bukwang decided to adopt ISO14001 / OHSAS18001 system in process of accepting the idea of “providing pleasant and safe environment to keep Zero accident, and operating eco-friendly factory.” Therefore, Bukwang newly establishes division and operate the work efficiently. It took approximately 8 months to system construction, documentation, operation and quality check, and received the certifications by The International Cerfitication Network (IQNET) in November.
Bukwang representative said “We had spent significant amount of preparation time before certification, so that all employees were fully understand and able to apply ISO14001 / OHSAS18001 system to their work.” And “We secured pleasant and safe working space, and we are going to mainly focus on manufacturing eco-friendly products by preventing and reducing use of hazardous substances and polluting factors, and continuously performing activities to maintain environmental sustainability, etc.”