Posted on July 15, 2018

ASTAD, Qatar’s leading project management consultancy is the first firm in the Middle East to be certified for ISO 45001:2018, Occupational Health & Safety Standard, by Bureau Veritas (BV), one of the foremost independent third party accredited certification bodies in the world with a focus in the areas of quality, health, safety, environment and social responsibility.

Engineer Ali Al-Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of ASTAD was presented with the certification for ISO 45001:2018, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 on 10 July 2018. On the occasion, he stated: “At ASTAD, we strive to continually deliver projects to the highest standards while exceeding client expectations. With this, we are always working to improve our performance by ensuring we provide a safe and healthy working environment throughout all of our projects. This certification is a testament to our commitment to meet world class standards in quality, health, safety and the environment through innovative policies and procedures and a robust and fully integrated management system.”

ASTAD has been managing the delivery of projects in Qatar for over a decade, offering expert project management consultancy from project inception through to construction, committed to ensuring all of their clients’ needs are met safely and sustainably. Over the years, ASTAD has been an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified organization. Moving forward, ASTAD remains committed to conducting safe and sustainable operations while maintaining the health and safety of their people, clients and the environment.

ASTAD values the alignment of quality, health, safety and environmental management systems and regularly promotes common professional behaviours in order to achieve contractual requirements. ASTAD achieved the recognition through a comprehensive audit by BV, whom also certified ASTAD’s integrated management system which reinforces the company’s aim to always deliver excellence. ASTAD has managed and delivered some of the most complex building and infrastructure projects in various sectors of the construction industry.

With more than 800 employees, ASTAD has worked on over 250 projects covering Education, Healthcare, Sports, Commercial, Residential and Transport, bringing together all the necessary components required to build a booming nation with a bright future to look forward to.