Graham Construction Accreditation Success

Massive congratulations to our client, Graham, for having successfully transitioning to ISO 45001:2018 Health and Safety Management System and further success on acing their ISO 9001 (Quality), 14001 (Environmental) and 44001 (Collaborative Business Working) external audits. Well done to all the team.

November H&S Memo – Reducing Stress in the Workplace

Considering it is International Stress Awareness week (5th-9th Nov) we wanted to focus on the important topic of stress awareness and management.  As some of you may already be aware, mental illness including stress related conditions, anxiety and depression is the leading cause of sickness and absence from work.  This month’s Quadra H&S memo aims…


Listen Again: ISO 45001:2018 Migration Webinar

If you missed our ISO 45001:2018 Migration Webinar today, hosted by our Director, Gavin Kane, you can listen again via the link below: If you require any assistance with your organisation’s migration to ISO 45001:2018 get in touch today, / 028 9042 3222 /01 8321493.


September H&S Memo – New Workplace Exposure Limits

New and revised Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) for thirty one substances listed in the European Commission’s 4th Directive on Indicative Occupational Exposure Limit Values (IOELVs) have been published. What is Exposure? Exposure to a substance is uptake into the body.  The exposure routes are: By breathing fume, dust, gas or mist; By skin contact; By…


ISO 27001:2013 Webinar Recording

For all of those who missed our recent ISO 27001:2013 webinar and would like to listen please access the recording via the below link.  The webinar, hosted by our expert Information Security / Data Protection Consultant and GDPR Practitioner, Mark Hopkins, aims to give delegates a better understanding of the requirements of ISO 27001:2013, and…


ISO 50001:2018 Published

The publication of the energy management system (EnMS), ISO 50001:2018 was announced on 21st August by the International Organisation for Standardisation.  The revised Standard will replace the old ISO 50001:2011 Standard at the end of a 3-year transition period. The 2011 version of the standard has been revised to adopt ISO’s requirements for management system…


August H&S Memo – Safe Maintenance – Isolation by Lock-Out

What is Lock-Out? Lock-out is the use of a lock to render machinery or equipment inoperable or to isolate and energy source.  The purpose is to establish ‘zero energy’.  This is where all sources of energy including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical and stored energy are isolated so that they pose no danger.  The purpose of…