Blue Toon company gains ISO certification

Nicola Harris with the award.
Nicola Harris with the award.

A Peterhead-based company has been awarded an internationally recognised certification in acknowledgement of its commitment to excellent environmental practices.

Davidsons Blast Services (DBS), which provides a specialist service to the oil and gas, decommissioning and subsea industries, has successfully achieved ISO 14001 environmental management standard.

The family firm secured the certification from an accredited certification body following a comprehensive audit which was undertaken alongside the company’s annual ISO 9001 Quality Management System review audit.

It took six months to achieve ISO 14001 certification which seen the company implement energy saving initiatives, reduce the environmental impact of its operations and introduce robust monitoring processes.

Operating from state-of-the-art purpose built premises situated at Dales Industrial Estate, the firm’s environmentally friendly blasting and painting facility features a unique grit recovery system, which enables DBS to reduce its carbon footprint.

Commenting, Nicola Harris, commercial director for DBS, said: “We are proud to have achieved both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification, demonstrating that DBS is working to internationally recognised standards in its daily business, and has a commitment to continue operating at that level.”