Lynas receives ISO certification renewal

28 September 2018

Lynas is pleased to announce the renewal of our ISO certification. The Lynas Advanced Materials Plant in Kuantan, Malaysia, has received recertification in OHSAS 1800:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management, ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management, and ISO 14001: 2015 standards from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Malaysian accredited certification body. ​

We are very proud of this accomplishment, and the continuing work and dedication of our team. By updating these certifications, Lynas continues to strengthen its position within the Rare Earth industry.

The safety of our people, our communities and the environment will always be our first priority and we demonstrate this through our ISO certifications, and by ensuring compliance with licence conditions and international standards at our world-class chemical processing plant.

Lynas is Silver rated for Corporate Responsibility Care by Ecovadis, the organization assessing sustainability of suppliers for “Together For Sustainability” a European Chemical Companies consortium.  We are also engaged with several end users and magnet makers in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) from mine to magnet, evaluating the impact on the environment of the full supply chain activity in accordance with United Nations guidelines.

About our certifications:

OHSAS 1800:2007 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 the workplace.

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management is a globally recognised standard which sets out the conditions for a quality management system (QMS). Its primary goal is for a company to improve customer satisfaction by defining the processes needed to meet the customer’s requirements.

The ISO 14001 certificate relates to environmental management and the framework in place to effectively manage and minimize the effect of an organisation’s products, service and process on the environment.