Integrated Management System
In 2001, Krastsvetmet developed and adopted a quality management system in accordance with the international standard ISO 9001:2000, which operated successfully and was developed further, undergoing supervisory and recertification audits.
Since 2007, environmental management and occupational health and industrial safety systems have been developed and implemented. In November 2009, the Integrated Management System of the Company (IMS) for the first time was certified by the Bureau Veritas Certification for compliance with international standards ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. In 2015, the IMS underwent a recertification audit.
The IMS covers the following areas of the Company’s activities:
- development and production of precious metals and precious metal alloys, compounds and products;
- production of certified reference materials of precious metals;
- production and the sale of jewelry made of precious metals.
As a result of the IMS implementation, more than one hundred standards of the management system have been developed and reviewed; training of the Company’s workers, specialists, and managers on the subjects of quality management, environmental protection, occupational health and safety has been undertaken; a lean production approach has been implemented; monitoring of refining technology processes is conducted.