Ishem

Integrated safety, health & environmental management

Ishem Integrated safety, health and environmental management

ISHEM is a multi-disciplinary consultant to the built and natural environment, providing a comprehensive and co-ordinated range of high quality monitoring, assessment, analytical, environmental, engineering, surveying and management services to a diverse range of clients in the public and private sectors.

The Company

ISHEM is an independent and multi-disciplinary practice of consulting scientists and engineers. The practice brings together a tradition of technical and service excellence to deliver solutions with real commercial impact. Our people bring with them a wealth of experience derived from an intimate role at the front line of the delivery of integrated safety, health and environmental management solutions across all business and industry sectors.
From the initial design concept to auditing and compliance monitoring, combined with preventive engineering, troubleshooting and incident investigation, we assess risk and provide solutions. Delivering technology and knowledge-based solutions, our expertise spans hazard and risk management, environmental engineering, health and safety management and resource conservation and material recycling. We add value by ensuring regulatory compliance can be achieved with the application of best practice and technology at minimum cost, thereby minimising capital investment, maximising operational performance and optimising maintenance regimens.
ISHEM understands the need to develop and enhance the whole lifecycle management of assets using advanced technology, products and management processes to improve efficiency, safety and business operation.

Resources

ISHEM is not a company based on physical assets. Our skill resides in our people and we have within ISHEM a base of expertise, which is recognised worldwide. We have the experience, we think laterally, using proven technologies in innovative ways, and are commercially aware of our customer’s need to achieve better business performance from their assets and investment.
ISHEM Consultants comprise Chartered Scientists and Engineers, Chartered Biologists and Chemists, members and fellows of the Institute of Occupational Hygienists, Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Management, Registered Safety Practitioners, Water Management Society.
The Company’s main offices are located in Birmingham and are equipped with the latest state-of the-art technology and communications, incorporating video conferencing and computer presentation facilities for client training and seminars. Through our network of field consultants, practising associates and business partnerships with some of the Europe’s leading independent laboratories, we can provide a comprehensive range of consulting and analytical services throughout the UK, Continental Europe, North America and beyond. Our consultants have advised clients with operations in Australia, China and Azerbaijan.
ISHEM can provide a range of bespoke software, employing the latest GIS, Internet and knowledge management systems, to assist our clients in monitoring and managing their safety, health and environmental programmes.

Registrations

ISO9001
ISO 9001 accreditation demonstrates that we have an exacting quality management systems in place
Legionella Control Association
The Legionella Control Association ensures that service providers dealing with water systems where Legionella is a risk are competent. ISHEM has been an LCA member since 2002, LCA Registration no 2002/1364.
Laboratory Testing Services
ISHEM only use UKAS accredited laboratories for compliance testing. In addition to confirming the precise scope and status of the accreditation ISHEM also reviews their performance of the laboratories used in inter-laboratory proficiency schemes. When using laboratories outside the UK ISHEM requires laboratories to be accredited to the relevant national standards and to participate and perform satisfactorily in inter-laboratory proficiency schemes.

Company Policies

Policies on quality, health and safety and the environment are summarised below. For full copies and details of other Company policies please contact (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Quality Policy
ISHEM aims to provide defect free services to its clients on time and within budget. The Company operates a quality management system that has gained BS EN ISO 9001: 2000 certification, including aspects specific to the provision of safety, health and environmental monitoring and related services.
Health and Safety Policy
ISHEM recognises the value of its people as the key to continuing business success. The object of this policy is to provide a framework around which a positive Health and Safety culture can develop, in order to protect them from risks at work and anyone else who may be affected by their work.
ISHEM is committed to providing and maintaining safe and health working conditions, safe equipment and safe systems of work for all employees, contractors, visitors and customers whilst working on their premises and on client sites.
Environmental Policy
ISHEM is committed to undertaking its business by utilising best available technology and practices to minimise any adverse impact on the environment.

The Company

Independent
Multi-disciplinary
Front-line experience
Solution orientated
Pragmatic approach
Cost effective

Resources

Experienced, well qualified
International standing
Chartered Engineers & Scientists
ISOH, BIOHS trained
Access to state-of the-art technology and communications
Global coverage through network of consultants and laboratories
Bespoke SHE databases and software

Registrations

ISO 9001: 2000
Legionella Control Association
UKAS accredited Laboratory Services

Company Policies

Quality
Health and Safety
Environmental