IMS and ASME Recertification in Company ŠKODA JS A.S.

The certification of conformity of internal management systems with international standards and regulations forms an integral part of the business policy of the company ŠKODA JS a.s.

In the year 2013, the recertification of the Integrated Management System (IMS) as well as recertification according to ASME Code Section III and American national regulations NQA (Nuclear Quality Assurance) was carried out.

The recertification according to ASME Code Section III and NQA was carried out from April 22 to 26, 2013. The audit was performed by the ASME certification body, under the supervision of the contractual Authorized Inspection Agency HSB Global Standards.  

The recertification of IMS according to standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 was carried out from September 10 to 13, 2013. The audit was performed by the certification authority Det Norske Veritas and focused primarily on risk management efficiency, management and assessment of individual project phases as well as on identification of sources of pollution and application of relating legislative and other requirements. In the final report, the auditing team emphasized the activity of the company ŠKODA JS a.s. in the field of high corporate culture and communication and relating support of the company management for the functional and effective management system.

ŠKODA JS a.s. has defended all the certificates issued for another three-year period.

ŠKODA JS a.s., was at the birth of Czech and Slovak nuclear power industry, is one of the leading engineering and production companies with worldwide experience in construction and service of nuclear power plants. Company Škoda was established in 1859 and the origins of its activities in nuclear power industry fall in 1956. Throughout the period of its existence, the company has supplied engineering, equipment and service for nuclear power plants, research reactors and spent fuel storage facilities in Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, France, Germany, USA and the Far East. ŠKODA JS a.s. is a member of OMZ Group.