SAFINA, a.s. has implemented and maintained a quality management system in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard since 1997 and an enviromental management system in accordance with the ISO 14 001 standard since 2005.
Safina, a.s. has had a certified quality management system (QMS) continuously since 1997, when it became a holder of an internationally recognized quality system certificate in accordance with the ČSN EN ISO 9001 standard, awarded by the British company Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd. (LRQA). The ISO 9001 certification demonstrates the Company’s high level of quality service to its customers and suppliers, whilst at the same time being a commitment to continuous improvement and development.
In 2018, the Company switched to an accredited certification company, 3EC International, Ltd., which audits the Company on a regular basis.
Certification assesses compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015, which regulates the criteria for establishing and maintaining an environmental management system (EMS). Meeting these requirements helps the company to reduce its environmental impact.
The current certificate issued by Alcumus ISOQAR.
ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018
Our calibration laboratory has been accredited since 2005 for temperature – thermoelectric cells (see below). The certificate confirms that our KL meets and operates according to the requirements of the international standard ČSN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018.
The fulfilment of the requirements is regularly checked by CIA auditors (the lead assessor is from CIA and the expert assessor is from the primary laboratory of CMI) at an interval of 12 to 15 months.
It is an ethical standard and a commitment to create confidence in an industry that is essential to raising living standards and quality of life.
Safina, a.s. joined the initiative in 2019, has the right to use the logo of the initiative since 2020, advocacy is carried out on the platform of SCHP CR.
Responsible Minerals Initiative
The certificate is the output of an audit carried out by an independent body, with the audit focusing on DK sources in the supply chain (where SAFINA screens potential suppliers to identify and eliminate potential cooperation with partners from risky areas). It is proof that SAFINA, a.s. takes a responsible approach to DK sources within the supply chain and complies with the legislative framework set by RMI, OECD and also the EU.
Safina has been certified since 2017 (with the first certified period being partly in 2016).
We are certified regularly every year.
The recertification audit is always performed by 2 auditors nominated directly by RMI (Responsible Minerals Initiative).