Bureau Veritas is on hand to support business resumption with appropriate health and safety conditions across all sectors

HONG KONG, April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, has developed a suite of solutions to support companies of all sizes as they restart business activity.

Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer, commented:

"The priority for all companies is to get back to work as quickly as possible and with appropriate health, safety and hygiene conditions for their employees and their clients. Building on 200 years of expertise in risk management, Bureau Veritas has developed a suite of solutions to meet the needs of all sectors of the economy as they reopen for business.

Companies and public authorities with facilities open to the public need to demonstrate to their customers and users the implementation of the required protective measures. Companies in the industrial, construction and services sectors need to be able to protect their employees when they are back at work, whether on site or in their offices.

Our geographical presence in 140 countries and unrivalled experience in certification processes are considerable assets as they enable us to provide companies, public authorities and society as a whole with our services and our in-depth knowledge of local specificities and regulations."

"Restart Your Business with BV" has been developed in collaboration with a range of experts and stakeholders. Bureau Veritas' objectives are to:

  • Verify that health, safety and hygiene procedures put in place for the resumption of activity meet local and international regulations, as well as recognized best practices
  • Confirm that the procedures defined are relevant to the specific needs of the company's area of business, and that they are effectively implemented
  • Deliver a certification or a conformity label thanks to its role of trustworthy independent third party.

"Restart Your Business with BV" is designed to address the risks specific to all places where people live and work from construction sites and factories to offices, hotels, restaurants, shops and public facilities.

Catherine Chen, President of Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services added:

"More than ever, our role as a specialist, independent third party is crucial in creating the conditions for trust in this restart period. Bureau Veritas is committed to deploy all efforts to protect the health and safety of employees and customers. Within the consumer and technology products industries, we have a suite of services readily available to enable fast ramp up of sourcing, selling and manufacturing including:

  • "Restart Your Business with BV" Health, Safety & Hygiene services for offices as well as retail, storage, distribution and manufacturing facilities
  • Health & Safety audits for factories worldwide addressing facility safety; worker engagement and personal protective equipment usage as well as machine safety; working from height; confined spaces and materials & chemicals
  • Remote inspections and audits to support the current travel restrictions; supply chain continuation as well as cost and carbon footprint management

With decades of successfully implementing world class risk management solutions for our clients; our services are geared towards a safe and effective start-up of business operations together with an ongoing maintenance program".

For more information on "Restart Your Business with BV", please contact: [email protected]

For more information on Health & Safety Audits and Remote Inspections / Audits, please contact: [email protected]

About Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a world-leading provider in testing, inspection and certification. Founded in 1828, the group has more than 78,000 employees in more than 1,500 offices and laboratories around the globe. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering innovative services and solutions in order to ensure that their products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environment protection and social responsibility.

Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index

Compartment A, ISIN code FR 006174348, stock symbol: BVI.
Website: https://group.bureauveritas.com

Bureau Veritas' Consumer Products Services division is a leading global quality assurance provider for the global consumer product and retail markets. It offers an array of specialized services including testing, inspections, audits and engineering services for a wide range of consumer products. These products include hard goods; toys and juvenile products; soft goods; premiums; electrical and electronic products including wireless and mobile devices; automotive equipment; food products as well as health, beauty, cosmetics, and household products.
Website: https://www.cps.bureauveritas.com

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