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QEM Solutions were contracted to carry 3rd party inspection and witnessing activities on a series of valves fabricated in Germany for a series of SGN contracts throughout Scotland.

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We are problem solvers. We are organisers. From the project start-up to the very final evaluations and analysis, we can bring enthusiasm to each and every part of your project.

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Our projects

Our Projects

Combined, we have over 50 years experience, gained on a variety of projects throughout the world. But no two engineering projects are alike.

Sometimes we manage a project from the very start and continue to be involved until the end reports. Other times we are brought in to provide specialist services in specific areas. Each brings different challenges. Each has different outcomes.

We would like to share just a few of these projects here.

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Our Projects

HALO Trust - Integrated Management System (654) Business Process Management

HALO Trust

Dumfriesshire, Scotland
1 May 2013 - Ongoing

HALO is the world's oldest and largest humanitarian landmine clearance organisation. For more than two decades, we have set the standard for the sector through technical innovation and robust management. 

QEM worked with The HALO trust to ensure that all of their Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental management processes were in palce in line with iSO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.

BM Trada then stepped in as the UKAS Accredited certification body and carried out a thorough audit on boht the systems and processes, successfully certifiying HALO to all three standards.

The management system was based on an increasingly popular and powerful online application called isCompliant (details of which can be found at ( http://www.iscompliant.com ). 

Benefits of Engaging QEM Solutions:

  • Completely managed IMS certification process 
  • Value added process improvements over and above the standard requirements 
  • Management of continual improvement process where necessary 
  • Onsite training and system reviews 
  • Continual health check on system 
  • Independent internal auditing 
  • All employees / associates have confidence in the systems they are using

The services provided during implementation and on an on-going basis include:  

  • Review & assessment of existing processes 
  • Gap analysis 
  • Identification of new processes 
  • Implementation of new processes
  • Preparation for certification visits 
  • Writing or all processes and procedures to improve business practices  
  • Acting as Management Representative during implementation process 
  • Internal auditing 
  • Periodical system health checks 
  • Hosting, management and updating of the online management system

 Services Breakdown

  Inspections & Audits
  Business Process Management
  Quality Management
  isCompliant
  Risk Management
  Document Control

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