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06.08.2018, 11:06

Certifying Responsibility: Dussmann Achieves ISO 45001

Company News, Facilities Management, EMEA
Global multi-service facility management provider The Dussmann Group has become one of the first companies in Germany to receive ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety accreditation, following audits by TÜV Austria of Dussmann Service and DKA branch office, service operations, and subsidiary sites in Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Lithuania and the Czech Republic.


The implementation of the new norms for health and safety, quality, environmental and energy management were checked. The audit criteria also include social responsibility and sustainability.


ISO 45001 specifies minimum standards for contributing to safer, healthier, workplaces for everyone. The objective is to encourage companies to consider not only on the protection of their own workforce but also of other individuals under their responsibility. According to ISO 45001, work conditions involved in the delivery chain must be monitored and documented in an all-embracing corporate health and safety management system.


“We are very proud to receive Group certification, thanks to our well-functioning quality management systems. The responsibility for our employees all over the world is a core element of our corporate philosophy. It is part of the continual improvement of our processes for the benefit of our clients” emphasizes Dr. Wolfgang Häfele, Dussmann Group executive board spokesman.


With 64,500 employees in 17 countries, the Dussmann Group carries out services for people, by people. The largest company division, Dussmann Service provides technical services, catering, security and reception services, cleaning, surgical sterilization, commercial property management and energy management. DKA installs refrigeration and air conditioning systems and offers after-sales services. HEBO Aufzugstechnik GmbH manufactures premium class elevators and carries out elevator services. Kursana manages nursing and care services for 13,600 seniors. In addition, the Group operates the media department store Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus in Berlin and provides in-house corporate child care through Dussmann KulturKindergärten. In 2017, the Dussmann Group generated total sales of 2.22 bill. Euro. More information at



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