Policies and Approvals
As a major producer of lubricants and industrial fluids, Fuchs Lubricants (UK) plc (Fuchs) is fully committed to producing high quality products for our Customers whilst striving to reduce our environmental impact in purchasing, manufacturing, distribution, waste generation, energy consumption and disposal. This commitment is in harmony with the Company’s health and safety policy and quality policy.
Fuchs recognises its role in the protection of the environment and under this policy seeks to:
Fuchs is committed to continually improving its environmental awareness in the supply of lubricants and industrial fluids, by informing and training our workforce and our Customers in the correct use, storage, and ultimate disposal of our products.
This policy is reviewed annually.
Health and Safety Policy.
The declared policy of Fuchs Lubricants (UK) plc is to secure, retain and develop trade with our customers through a policy of Commitment to Quality and Continuous Improvement in both Product and Customer Service Quality.
Specific action plans are implemented for continuous improvement in all our processes and services to reduce cost, minimise waste and to enhance the quality of all our end products.
Every employee must accept responsibility for the function they perform and contribute to the continuous improvement of methods of operation in order to maximise efficiency and minimise costs in all areas.
Health, Safety and Environmental Good Working Practices are utilised both to minimise potential risks to employees and ensure product safety. We have a duty to respect and to protect the environment in all our work practices and especially in formulating environmentally friendly products.
As a responsible, professional Company, Fuchs Lubricants (UK) Plc aims to comply with all regulatory, statutory and legal requirements.
In partnership with our customers, potential customers, suppliers and associates, we develop new products and improve the performance and Quality of our existing products to meet or exceed their requirements.
Quality Objectives are established at relevant functions and levels within the Company. When setting objectives consideration is given to corporate objectives, current and future needs, markets served, output from management reviews, current product and process performance and to the levels of satisfaction of all interested parties. These objectives are measurable and reviewed and revised as necessary at monthly intervals: a full review and revision is conducted once per annum. Performance to objective targets is communicated to all relevant personnel within the Company by means of notice boards and regular meetings.
Our aim is to achieve excellence in the Quality of all our services to customers and other stakeholders.
Only as a team, and embracing this policy, will we be able to attain our declared mission and deliver Total Quality Excellence.
This Quality Policy is reviewed annually.
Sustainability is one of the core elements of Fuchs Lubricants (UK) Plc business strategy, delivering benefits equally for both our Customers and our Company. We aim to follow and to promote good sustainability practice including reductions, reuse, recycling and recovery wherever financially and logistically feasible to reduce the environmental impacts of all our activities and to help our Customers and partners to do the same.
Our work has a significant impact on the quality of people's lives, not only here and now but in the future. We acknowledge this responsibility and can hopefully measure up to both our Customer and partners expectations and those of future generations. The real worth of sustainable solutions are not just seen as commercial and immediate but rather as long term investments for the future. With this at the forefront of our business outlook and approach we are firmly focused on tackling a wide range of problems such as pollution and our carbon footprint, energy usage and effective waste management in ways that deliver real tangible 'best value' to our Customers and partners and treat the environment we live and work in with the respect it rightfully deserves.
Key elements reviewed include:
Ventilation and cooling strategies.
General energy use.
Water and waste water management.
Environmental legislation and policy.
Reuse of paper.
Recycling of: cardboard and paper, wood, metal, plastic, toner and printer cartridges, wooden pallets, mineral oil.
Company car policy.
This policy is a public document to be on display, a copy may be given to anyone. The Company invites staff, Customers and partners to suggest ways to further achieve best practice environmental sustainability. This policy will be reviewed annually.