Pictured: Manchester Central
has become the first major UK conference and events venue to achieve the
British standard for occupational health and safety management.
centre has received the OHSAS 18001, demonstrating it operates four
internationally recognised management systems which ensure consistent delivery
of a safe and quality service. It comes after the venue introduced a number of
initiatives including easy-to-use guidance and inductions on how the venue
works with organisers to ensure events meet regulations.
chief executive of Manchester Central, said: “Health and safety is a top
priority at Manchester Central and gaining OHSAS 18001 perfectly demonstrates
this. Achieving the certification guarantees a safe business environment for
the venue’s visitors, organisers and exhibitors and ensures the best possible
working conditions for our employees."
also holds the international standard for sustainable event management (ISO
20121) since 2013 and the international standard for environmental management
(ISO 14001) and quality management (ISO 9001) in 2015.