Hazardous Substance Process Management
With increasing global focus on commerce and industries’ sustainability efforts, the onus is on businesses to produce environmentally-friendly products. This is particularly the case for the electronics industry where the current production processes of most electronic and electrical products include use of hazardous substances. Regardless of whether these hazardous substances are essential to the functionality of a product or a result of the manufacturing process, the presence of such substances cannot be ignored.
The IECQ QC 080000 Hazardous Substance Process Management (HSPM) system is based on the international quality management system ISO 9001. It covers the key requirements of the various environmental protection directives such as the Restriction of use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS) and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
The IECQ QC 080000 system seeks to minimise or eliminate the production of the hazardous substances to demonstrate to your customers, employees and shareholders that your organisation is committed to ensuring the sustainability of the environment. The system is structured to complement any existing management systems in place such as ISO 9001.
Most current manufacturing and production processes are thoroughly examined and evaluated for their use and production of hazardous substances specified for special restriction. With the IECQ QC 080000 certification, not only do you receive a guideline for your business’ path ahead, you commit to ensuring the safety of all staff involved. This includes those on the assembly line, users of your product, and individuals potentially affected through its impact on the environment.
Within TÜV SÜD, internationally accredited certification bodies offer services for various management systems. We have extensive experience in auditing and certifying a wide range of internationally recognised management systems. Our experienced team for the IECQ QC 080000 system will guide you through the process, from on-site audits to certification. We will help you to identify opportunities and minimise potential risks. By partnering with us, your company’s commitment to the highest standards will gain global recognition. Beyond certification, we also provide you with periodic feedback on ways to improve your existing procedures and enhance your company’s existing efforts.