Aberdeenshire couple donate over 400 items of food to Aberdeen Cyrenians

An Aberdeenshire couple have made their annual donation to Aberdeen Cyrenians to help those in the city area affected by homelessness this Christmas. Geoff Cutler, and his wife Sue, directors of Quality, Health and Safety, and Environmental consultancy Q Tech Solutions Ltd collected over 400 items from their local ASDA supermarket in Portlethen. Store staff were more than happy assist by picking and scanning the large list of items that totaled 411 and cost £252.08. Grateful staff at the charity's Summer Street accepted the donation yesterday containing Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Porridge, a…continue reading →

Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulation 2018 (CDG 2018)

The Department for Transport (DfT) has opened a consultation to seek the views and feedback from interested persons on the approach they propose to take to implement the carriage of dangerous goods regulations (RID, ADR and ADN) once the UK has departed the European Union (“exit day”). The proposed approach is to make a new piece of legislation to be called the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulation 2018 (CDG 2018). This will amend the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG…continue reading →

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management / ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management standards

The clock is ticking for organisations currently certified to ISO 9001:2008 or ISO 14001:2004. Certification to these standards will cease to be valid in September 2018. Most organisations have already had their last continuing assessment audit prior to their transition / re-certification audit.   Reality. Many organisations have yet to take any action to address requirements of the revised standards.   Advice. Q Tech Solutions Ltd strongly recommend you seek competent assistance without delay. There are fundamental changes to requirements and it is likely that current systems will not comply.   Get assistance now…continue reading →