GERMANTOWN, Md.; April 21, 2022 – Amentum, a leading contractor to U.S. and allied governments, announced today it has achieved the ISO 45001:2018 standard established by the International Organization for Standardization. This standard recognizes organizations that aim to prevent work-related injury and provide safe, healthy workplaces for its employees.
Senior Occupational Health and Safety Manager for National Security Solutions Ralph Brugueras served as the lead auditor and developed the framework after detailed master hazard analysis at the Fredericksburg office.
“Amentum is showing yet another way that it can stand out as an industry leader by achieving the ISO 45001 certification,” Brugueras said. “This integration demonstrates our unwavering commitment to our employees and their own personal safety while simultaneously maintaining the highest quality service in the industry.”
Vice President of Counter Threat Solutions Will Todd approved the certification objective and currently serves as the chair of the safety steering committee at the Fredericksburg office. In addition, Safety Management Representative Kim Hayworth led the certification effort with antiterrorism and counterterrorism staff members addressing each set of standard requirements at the site.
The management system focuses on warehouse spaces, office cubicles and common areas such as hallways, break areas, lobby areas and parking lots. The Plan-Do-Check-Act feature improved the overall emergency response, enhanced existing health and safety training programs, offered effective personal protective equipment selection, and boosted awareness and enhanced overall safety culture for the team.
The ISO 45001:2018 provides an agenda that allows Amentum to identify threat and opportunity risk solutions. This certification serves as an icon of mastery in principles of occupational safety and health that is international recognized. Amentum is looking forward to seeing benefits such as improved employee safety and engaging more employees in safety from this achievement.
Amentum is a premier global services partner supporting critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and environment. Amentum draws from a century-old heritage of operational excellence, mission focus, and successful execution underpinned by a strong culture of safety and ethics. Headquartered in Germantown, Md., Amentum employs more than 50,000 people on all seven continents. Visit amentum.com to explore how Amentum delivers excellence for its customers’ most vital missions.
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