LRQA awarded SK E&S Gwangyang Power Plant with ISO 22301 certification on 20th December 2016, making them the first private power company in Korea to achieve certification to the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) standard.
SK E&S Gwangyang Power Plant worked tirelessly for several months to set up a task force team focused on conducting risk analysis and develop a crisis response system for risk factors such as disasters, as well as an effective system to cope with the crisis within the shortest period of time possible.
ISO 22301 is the international standard for Business Continuity specifying the requirements for setting up and managing an effective BCMS. It establishes and organises a business continuity plan that is periodically reviewed and tested to ensure that it is most effective to reduce the potential risks such as earthquakes, blackouts, terrorism, and fires.
"SK E&S Gwangyang Power Plant is firmly established to respond to disasters that may occur both inside and outside of Korea through the certification of LRQA. In particular, SK E&S Gwangyang Power Plant conducts its core business to generate electricity. In the event of a disaster, it is important to return to work quickly and we will continue to review the business continuity management system in order to maintain and improve its competitiveness," said Sang-Keun Yoo, North Asia Area Sales Manager of LRQA.
LRQA is the world's first accredited ISO 22301 from the United Kingdom Accreditation Society (UKAS) and has been awarded the audit qualification code for all business sectors including manufacturing, finance, metals, electronics, civil engineering, construction, telecommunications, and information technology.
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