Respecting the international standards
Developing the culture of quality means increasing organizational efficiency in favor of ever-increasing customer satisfaction.
Chemical Express has always paid the utmost attention to comply with the International Voluntary Standards for Quality and Environment. Basing its activity on prevention, on protection from health risks, and on the safety of employees, the Company identifies and implements the technical and technological innovations deriving from the standards applicable to the transport of chemical products, continuously monitoring their own performance through specific KPIs - Key Performance Indicators.
Avoid any danger to people.
This sentence summarizes the safety policy that Chemical Express has been carrying forward, ahead of its time, to prevent situations that could potentially pose a danger to people and the environment. The continuous training of personnel, with courses that increase awareness of the dangers and spread the culture of safety, as well as the individual protection devices required by law, and all the latest technological discoveries that protect drivers from potential dangers (eg ground operator mounted on all the last tanks purchased, which allows the pressure to press the tank without the driver should climb up, thus reducing the risk of falls).
The certifications we have obtained ensure constant updating and monitoring of the applicable legislation, with reference to:
- Technical standards for the construction of vehicles and equipment used for transport, loads and discharges
- Environmental protection: waste management, spill prevention and emergency response
- Compliance and continuous updating of the application of the ADR / RID legislation
- Training and information in continuation of the provisions of Legislative Decree 81/2008 and subsequent amendments, regarding health and safety in the workplace
Chemical Express has recently obtained the updating of its Quality certification according to the principles of the most recent ISO 9001: 2015 regulation, which provides for a thorough risk analysis ("risk-based" approach) and a different structuring of the standard (High Level Structure) ) for greater enhancement of the service offered to its customers.
Chemical Express has recently obtained the updating of its certification for Environmental Management according to the principles of the most recent ISO 14001: 2015 regulation, which provides an accurate analysis of the environmental impact related to the life cycle of products and services and a greater verification and control of risks and possibilities, with their impact on the Environment.
Chemical Express is ISO 39001:2012 certified company. This ISO standard outlines the requirements for a road traffic safety management system (RTS). Compliance with ISO 39001:2012 regulations enables an organization that interacts with road traffic systems to reduce serious injuries and death caused by road traffic incidents.
Over 7600 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases, that’s over 2.78 million every year. To face the problem, ISO has developed the new ISO 45001 standard, named as Occupational health and safety management systems. Compliance with these standards helps organizations reduce this risk by providing a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks and create better, safer working conditions, all over the world.
Chemical Express has been a member of the SQAS evaluation system for many years. This is a voluntary system that assesses the performance of logistics service providers specialized in chemical transport. Within the last SQAS assessment, the score achieved by Chemical Express was higher than the European average, excelling in many aspects.
For some years now Chemical Express has been a member of the ECTA, the association that brings together European transport companies specializing in the chemical sector. The association's roles include harmonizing the national laws of the EU member countries, establishing guidelines together with the association of CEFIC chemical producers regarding safety standards and being a valid interlocutor for dialogue with the various operators of the sector.
Responsible Care is a global, voluntary initiative, developed autonomously by the chemical industry for the chemical industry that represents the commitment to adhere to standards in terms of safety and the environment. It is present in 67 countries, whose chemical industries account for almost 90% of global chemical production. 96% of the most important chemical producers in the world have adopted this system.