ASM ET considers Quality, the Environment and Occupational Health and Safety as main paths toward the strategic development and sustainability of its activity.
The company´s Board commits itself to acting according to the following principles:
Client oriented service
By offering Clients products and services which satisfy their requirements, as well as fulfilling all legal requisites applicable to the company’s activity and the requirements contained in the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 standard and OSHAS 18001/NP 4397 standard; through the careful observation of market developments in order to systematically adapt its supply to the market demands, directing the activity to “innovation at the service of the Client”;
Through the constant search for more technologically advanced and environmentally friendly solutions, updating and developing the competences of its human resources and observance of work conditions based on the health and safety of its collaborators;
With the continuous development, maintenance and monitoring of its production in a way that guarantees the quality of the final product; ensuring the design, manufacture and supply of products and services;
Ensuring environmental protection through measures of accident prevention, process control, optimisation of the consumption of energy, water and other natural resources and decreasing pollution; with the implementation of the best technology available and the appropriate management of the waste produced, by having it recycled, re-used or eliminated by authorised entities;
By defining and implementing correct work methodologies, encouraging the adoption of safe attitudes and the correct usage of work equipment; implementing methodologies for the identification of dangers, risk assessment and risk management, in order to prevent injuries and damages to individuals who are under their supervision;
Quality, Environment and Safety
A. Silva – Matos Equipamentos de Transporte, S.A is certified in the quality and environment management system, according to the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 reference standards.
In August 2017, the transition process for the new edition of the quality Standard, ISO 9001:2015, was finalized. This certification recognizes the effort of the Organization to ensure the conformity of its products, the satisfaction of its customers and the continuous improvement.
Alongside the transition to ISO 9001:2015, A. Silva – Matos Equipamentos de Transporte, S.A was also certified by the ISO 14001:2015 Standard, also completing the process at the beginning of the month of August. This renewal is based on the adoption of preventive actions to the occurrence of adverse impacts on the environment and of assuming a proactive stance in relation to environmental issues.
The continuous improvement of working conditions and the systematic reduction of occupational accidents are also fundamental concerns of A. Silva – Matos Equipamentos de Transporte, S.A. The health and safety of its collaborators is not only a set of methodologies, but rather a way of being, thinking and acting in a daily reality.
The structuring, development and implementation of the themes of quality, environment and safety and health at work is for A. Silva – Matos Equipamentos de Transporte, S.A the certainty of betting on a challenge that will decisively contribute to consolidating the Prestige Of the organization with our partners.
Assessing the consequences or interactions of a company’s activities on the environment is a way to prevent environmental accidents from occurring and to improve the process to minimize environmental impacts.
A. Silva Matos Transportation Equipment, S.A continuously identifies its environmental aspects that have an impact on the environment. It then performs the significance assessment in order to identify those that need to be managed and those that are not yet significant.
Following are the significant environmental aspects of the company:
ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 by TÜV Rheinland ID 9108639970