Press Release of 13.02.2018 - ThPA SA has acquired occupational health and safety management system certification
- Feb 16, 2018
ThPA SA is the first managing body of a port in Greece to be certified according to the ELOT 1801:2008/BS OHSAS 18001:2007 international standard as regards its occupational health and safety management system.
The certification pertains to the entire range of the ThPA SA’s activities and in particular:
- Mooring of merchant, passenger and cruise vessels
- Loading / unloading of bulk and container cargos
- Storage and movement of merchandise and other items
- Concession of areas for commercial and cultural activities
The implementation of the international standard by ThPA SA is an explicit commitment for the prevention of industrial injury and professional diseases, aiming at constantly improving the efficiency of the occupational health and safety management system.
The Managing Director of ThPA SA, Mr. Dimitris Makris, stated: “The acquisition of the said certification demonstrates the company’s interest and strong commitment to improve health and safety conditions at work. A constant effort is being made to implement international management systems and to observe the best available techniques in the said field, so as to limit occupational safety risks for employees. ThPA SA completed the cycle of certifications on operational functions, environmental protection and occupational health and safety management system, which all contribute a great deal to its successful course.”