POLICY

Policy Page

First America Metal Corporation recognizes that the disciplines of quality, environmental, health and safety management are an integral part of the success of business and the development of our employee and customer relationships. In pursuit of achieving excellence in these disciplines and developing a truly sustainable business model, we have identified the following as our primary commitments.

 

FAMC Commitments:

Customer Centric

Employee Friendly

Environmental Sustainability

Continuous Improvement

Value Driven

Future Focused

Certifications

FAMCe is fully compliant with R2, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 standards

Responsible
Recycling

Quality
Assurance

Environmental
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Occupational Health
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About Certifications

R2:2013

R2 (Responsible Recycling) is an international standard that specifies requirements for environmental, health and safety and data security. It helps an organization ensure the quality, transparency, and environmental and social aspects of responsibly recycling electronics.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for an effective quality management system (QMS). It helps an organization meet customer expectations and improve customer satisfaction.

ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS). It helps an organization improve their environmental performance and prevent pollution.

OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 is an international standard that specifies requirements for an effective occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS).   It helps an organization identify, control and decrease the risks and hazards associated with health and safety within the workplace.

First America Metal Corp Electronics (FAMCe)

Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Policy

 

First America Metal Corp Electronics (FAMCe) recognizes that the disciplines of quality, environmental, health and safety management are an integral part of our management function.  We view these as a primary responsibility and to be the key to good business in adopting appropriate quality, environmental, health and safety standards.

 

FAMCe’s Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety Policy calls for continual improvement in its quality, environmental, health and safety management activities and business will be conducted according to the following guiding principles…

 

We are committed to:

 

  • protecting the environment, including the prevention of pollution and protection of biodiversity and ecosystems through responsible recycling

 

  • prevention of injury and ill health

 

  • providing a clean, safe and regulatory compliant facility

 

  • meeting customer requirements and promoting an understanding of our customers’ needs and expectations, together with a culture of exceeding customer expectations

 

  • managing used and end of life electronic equipment based on a reuse, refurbishment, recovery, disposal hierarchy including onsite and downstream materials management throughout the recycling chain

 

  • managing Focus Materials (FMs) throughout the recycling chain to final disposition with due diligence to protect our environment

 

  • continuous improvement achieved through monitoring of objectives and targets and rigorous evaluation of our management system

 

  • communicating and reinforcing this policy throughout our company, as well as, to our customers, our suppliers and to the public

 

  • adopting a forward-looking view on future business decisions that may have quality, environmental, or health and safety impacts

 

  • training our staff in the needs and responsibilities of quality, environmental, health and safety management

 

  • efficiently perform the sorting, consolidation and material handling duties to improve productivity

 

  • reviewing and revising these policies to insure they remain suitable and appropriate

 

Les Bury – President                                                                                                                                                                                 Date:  April 25th, 2017

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