Our Awards & Accreditations

At Gwent Mechanical Handling we are extremely proud of our many awards for quality and business excellence, including the following internationally recognised accreditations.

  • The Quality Standard ISO 9001
  • The Environmental Standard ISO 14001
  • The Occupational Health and Safety Standard OHSAS 18001

In addition to these we have won numerous Still and Doosan forklift dealer awards as well as the Wales Quality Awards and the prestigious Investors in People Award. We have recently been celebrating 25 years membership of the prestigious Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) and have also been members of the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA).

Many of these awards are highly regarded international awards and reinforce our on going commitment to quality, health & safety and the environment, one that is deeply embedded in our company’s culture and our business processes. A number of our customers come from highly regulated industries, such as health, electronics, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, rail, aerospace and local authorities, so it’s important to maintain and continuously improve upon our own stringent standards.

  • The Fork Lift Truck Association Membership comprises the UK’s most respected fork lift truck dealers, manufacturers, suppliers and training companies. Our Members adhere to a strict Code of Practice and are vetted to ensure the highest standards of professionalism, safety and customer service.

  • BITA, the British Industrial Truck Association, is the UK’s leading trade association for forklift truck industry. Working in partnership with international organisations, BITA plays a pivitol role in the industry, helping set and maintain the highest technical standards and working continually to improve forklift operational safety.

  • ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for the Quality Management of businesses.  It applies to the business processes that create and control the products and services an organisation supplies, and prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are met.

  • ISO 14001 is internationally acknowledged as the standard for specifying the requirements for an environmental management system; it allows businesses to identify the impact they have on the environment & implement waste saving & pollution prevention procedures across the business, whilst also complying with any applicable legislation.

  • OHSAS 18001 is a universally accepted health & safety management system that aims to minimise the risks employees & shareholders are exposed to within the business.

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