L’Azurde for gold and jewelery received (OHSAS 18001) certification
L’Azurde, the leading gold and diamond company, has been certified by the British Standards Institution (BSI) in Occupational Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001:2007). The certification reflects L’azurde’s achievement of international standards in the evaluation and review of occupational health and safety management systems. OHSAS 18001:2007, which was developed by leading trade bodies, provides a framework for companies to ensure proper and effective health and safety management processes in the workplace.
"We are very proud that L’azurde has become the first plant in the Riyadh Second Industrial City to obtain OHSAS 18001:2007 certification,” said Mr. Selim Chidiac, L’Azurde CEO. “The achievement demonstrates our compliance and commitment to applying international standards of health and safety in our plant.” “This recognition comes after a sustained outreach from L’Azurde's management to ensure that all employees in the plant understand their rights to a safe working environment,” he added.
Mr. Hani Obaid, director of the Riyadh market at Investcorp said, “We congratulate L’Azurde on adding OHSAS 18001:2007 to the company’s growing list of global certifications.”
Over the last decade, L’Azurde has received industry recognition at the highest level. Among many other awards, it received the “Gold Virtuosi International Award” for design excellence in gold jewelry in Italy and the “International Quality in Gold Jewelry Award” by the Trade Leaders’ Club in France. L’Azurde is also the first company in the Middle East to obtain accreditation from the London Bullion Market Association and has been included on the prestigious LBMA Good Delivery List since June 1st, 2010.