Environmental, Quality, Health and Safety Policy (ISO 140014.2, ISO 9001 5.3, OHSAS 18001 4.2)
ERI recognizes that the disciplines of environmental, quality, health and safety management are an integral part of its management function. ERI views these as a primary responsibility and to be the key to good business in adopting appropriate environmental, quality, health and safety standards.
The Company’s Environmental, Quality, Health and Safety Policy calls for continual improvement In its environmental, quality, health and safety management activities and business will be conducted according to the following principles:
- Comply with all applicable laws and regulations and other requirements to which ERI subscribes, including the prohibition of exporting hazardous electronic wastes according to the Basel Convention, Basel Amendments and the laws of the importing and exporting countries.
- Follow a concept of continual improvement and make best use of our management resources in all matters of environmental, quality, health and safety matters.
- Communicate our objectives/targets and our performance against defined objectives/targets throughout the Company and to interested parties.
- Take due care to ensure that activities cause no avoidable adverse environmental Impact and are safe for employees, associates, subcontractors and others who come into contact with our workplace.
- Work closely with our customers and suppliers to establish the highest environmental, quality, health and safety standards, including fair labor practices, prohibition of prison or minor labor throughout the recycling chain and the diligent management of customer’s data security and privacy requirements.
- Commit to the prevention of pollution and prevention of Injury and ill health.
- Ensure accountability for all Focus and Hazardous e-Waste both onsite and downstream throughout the recycling chain to final disposition.
- Manage used and end-of-life electronics equipment based on a “reuse, refurbish, recover, dispose” hierarchy of responsible management strategies, Including both on site and throughout the Recycling Chain;
- Adopt a forward-looking view on future business decisions that may have environmental, quality, or health and safety impacts.
- Train our staff in the needs and responsibilities of environmental, quality, health and safety management.
- Social accountability values within the company and it’s Downstream Recyclers that are consistent with the principles of SA 8000.
- Prohibition of the use of prison labor for the processing of Hazardous e-Waste throughout the Recycling Chain
- Make customers aware of data security issues and address their data security and privacy requirements through destruction of data contained in e-Waste in accordance with the E-Stewards standard throughout the recycling chain.
- Provide a framework for setting and reviewing environmental, health and safety and security objectives and targets and communicate our performance throughout the Company and to interested parties.
— John Shegerian
Date: March 18, 2015