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Saturday, 21 Jul 2018

NEWL Awarded With ISO OHSAS 1800:2007 Certificate

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Northern Engineering Works Ltd (NEWL) has been awarded the much acclaimed Occupational Health and Safety Management ISO OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate for Maintenance of Telecom Equipment.

The certificate was awarded on April 25th 2017 after an intensive 6 month audit qualification program. The certificate was handed to NEWL's COO, Mr. Ray O’Shea by Mr. Boniface Muya Githae, a representative of Bureau Veritas Certification, East & Central Africa.

Photo; Bureau Veritas Certification representative Mr. Githae hands over the ISO OHSAA 18001:2007 certificate to NEWL COO Mr. Ray O’Shea.

NEWL was established in 1987 by Mr. Samwel S. Lema and has grown to be the market leader in supporting Telecom companies’ cellular network infrastructure in Tanzania. This includes but is not limited to, supply of equipment, installation and maintenance of telecommunication networks sites, power engineering and civil works.

NEWL also has footprint in Malawi where it is also leading in quality service in the telecom industry working will the major telecom operators in the country.

OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational, Health and Safety Management Certification is an international standard which provides a framework to identify, control and decrease the risks associated with health and safety within a company. Implementing the standard sends a clear signal all stakeholders that NEWL views employee’s health and safety as a principal priority within the organization.

Photo; NEWL HSE Coordinator- Hamis Samike and COO Ray O’Shea hold the ISO OHSAA 18001:2007 certificate as Mr. Githae of Bureau Veritas Certification, East & Central Africa looks on.

Mr. Githae congratulated Mr. O'Shea along with NEWL's Health and Safety Coordinator Mr. Hamis Samike & the whole NEWL team on this great achievement, and stated that certifying to ISO OHSAS 18001 was testament to the NEWL'S professionalism and commitment in line with their values.

On the certification win, the NEWL COO said: "We recognize the value and importance of our clients’ quality needs while fostering the motto of 'safety first'. We aim to continuously improve our quality of service and strive to maintain our employees working conditions to the highest safety levels."

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