Alchevsk Coking Plant, an enterprise belonging to ISD group, has passed the registration according to two international standards
Alchevsk Coking Plant is the first Ukrainian ISD asset that has passed the registration according to the international standards, namely ISO 14000, the ecological management and OHSAS 18000 which is the system of labour protection and industrial safety management.
ISO 14000 provides for the environmental impact reduction. In the international practice the ecological management is exclusively regarded as a voluntarily applied instrument of the minimizing the anthropogenic impact on the environment.
OHSAS 18000 is the standard setting the requirements permitting the organization to design and implement the policy and goals taking into account legislative requirements and information about safety risks and health protection at the enterprise.
Alchevsk Metallurgical Plant and Dneprovskiy Metallurgical Plant, other Ukrainian ISD mills will pass the certification according to the given standards during the first three months of 2010.