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Business Assurance

HSL is committed to providing a quality service to all our customers taking due regard of environmental issues and a safe and healthy working environment for all our staff. HSL strives to meet customers' requirements by supplying services that are undertaken to the highest professional standards, represent value for money and are delivered on time.

Quality Management System

Our Quality Management System covers all aspects of HSL's activities and is approved to ISO9001:2008 by a UKAS-accredited Certification Body. In addition, a number of our tests are UKAS accredited to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005. HSL also participates in a number of interlaboratory Quality Assurance Proficiency Schemes.

Quality Policy Statement

ISO 9001:2008 certificate

UKAS Accreditated Testing Schedules -

Health and Safety

HSL is committed to setting and maintaining exemplary standards of health and safety performance to ensure the health and safety of our staff as well as that of others who may work at or visit our premises. This commitment is expressed in HSL's Health and Safety Policy Statement and demonstrated by our health and safety system which is certified to OHSAS 18001:2007

Health and Safety Policy Statement

OHSAS 18001:2007 certificate


HSL takes its responsibilities towards environmental issues seriously and fully accepts the need to protect the environment for the benefit of society. Our Environmental Policy Statement demonstrates this commitment.

Environmental Policy Statement

HSL's Environmental Management System has been certified to the ISO14001:2004 standard, and has controls in place to manage and reduce its impact upon the Environment.

ISO14001:2004 certificate 

Quality Assurance Proficiency Schemes

HSL maintains a consistently high performance in a range of national and international quality assurance schemes and European-wide quality initiatives. In addition, HSL organises and manages a number of proficiency testing schemes in occupational and environmental areas.

HSL Ethical Statement

High quality science is at the core of HSL's business and we believe that the best science must be ethically sound. Therefore, to ensure our outputs, services and advice are trusted and dependable, HSL has taken steps to operate to the highest possible ethical standards of behaviour and conduct throughout all facets of the work we do whilst meeting all legal requirements.

HSLs activities are guided by the Civil Service Code and the principles within the Universal Ethical Code for Scientists. HSL abides by the UK Research Integrity Office Code of Practice and the International Code of Ethics for Occupational Health Professionals and, where it is appropriate for its research, obtain ethical review from a recognised research ethics committee. Our research is subject to rigorous audit and review allowing adaptation to the needs and demands of our customers whilst maintaining our scientific reputation.

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