Sims Recycling Solutions Receives OHSAS 18001 Certification At Their Ninth Facility

Top Quote Sims Recycling Solutions is proud to announce that its South Carolina facility has received OHSAS 18001: 2007 certification from NSF International. This is the ninth Sims Recycling Solutions facility in NOrth America to have achieved certification. End Quote
  • Columbia, SC (1888PressRelease) January 15, 2011 - Sims Recycling Solutions, the world's largest electronics recycler announced today that its South Carolina facility has received OHSAS 18001:2007 certification from NSF International. This is the ninth Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to have achieved certification.

    "Sims is committed to developing formal processes to identify and eliminate safety hazards in our workplace." stated Steve Skurnac, President of Sims Recycling Solutions, US. "We are pleased with the improvements made within our facilities and the safe environment that we are providing for our employees and visitors on a daily basis."

    This certification validates Sims Recycling Solutions' commitment to achieving excellence in, health and safety performance, and its leadership in creating an injury-free workplace.

    Sims Recycling Solutions holds certifications for other standards and management systems as well. To review some of the Environmental Management Standards please visit,

    Sims Recycling Solutions
    Sims Recycling Solutions ( is the world's largest electrical and electronics recovery and recycling company with 39 sites across the globe.

    Sims Recycling Solutions recycles all types of electronic equipment and enables businesses to meet both their social and legal obligations in the treatment of surplus electronics. The company's asset management and recovery service enables businesses and public sector organizations to sustain the value of IT and electronic equipment, in a legally compliant, data secure, fully traceable and environmentally sustainable manner.

    In North America, Sims Recycling Solutions operates 13 sites in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New Jersey, Ontario, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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