Sai Life Sciences receives ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certification
Sai Life Sciences received the ISO 14001:2015 (Environment management system) and ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational health and safety management system) certification for its R&D centre (Unit II), Manufacturing facility (Unit IV) and Corporate office. Certified by Bureau Veritas, it reflects the organization’s commitment towards continually improving its health, safety & environment performance.
Responding to the development, Krishna Kanumuri, CEO & Managing Director, Sai Life Sciences said, “We have always considered Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) to be a fundamental component of our long-term business strategy. Receiving the internationally recognized ISO certification is a validation of our commitment to continual improvement.”
Sai Life Sciences follows a proactive approach to minimize environment footprint and occupational hazards through structured environment impact assessments and risk assessments. It has a dedicated process safety lab to study thermal stability and powder safety aspects and has achieved Zero Liquid Discharge in its manufacturing facility.
Additionally, as part Sai Nxt, an org-wide transformation initiative currently underway, the company has made several improvements to its HSE practices:
- Established in-house capability for monitoring chemical exposure, heat stress, personal noise dosimetry to personnel
- Invested in production trains with advanced containment systems capable of minimising chemical exposure below 1 µg/m3
- Achieved zero waste to landfill
- Adopted Green Chemistry principles in process development
Sai Life Sciences has been awarded Silver Medal in the EcoVadis CSR assessment, 5-Star rating (Excellence in EHS Practices) at the CII-Southern region EHS excellence awards and has been successfully audited multiple times as per the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative (PSCI) framework.