Management System Certification

Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008:

SSE has been certified under ISO 9001:2008 for specific business areas including Energy Supply (Marketing, Sales and Customer Service), Power Distribution (including design, installation and maintenance of electricity supply services), Metering, Telecoms, SSE Data Centres and SSE Pipelines (Meter Asset Management).

SSE also has separate certification for its Generation Engineering Centre team and SSE Contracting (electrical contracting and lighting services business).

Safety Health and Environment

SSE's Safety Health and Environment Policy is certified under ISO14001 and OHSAS18001. You can download a copy of SSE's Safety Health and Environment (SHE) policy here.

Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004

SSE is certified under ISO 14001:2004 for operation of the corporate environmental management system to support SSE Group risk management activities. SSE has been certified under ISO 14001:2004 for specific business areas and sites including Operation and Maintenance of Hydro Generation, Onshore Wind Generation, Thermal Generation and Gas Storage.

SSE also has separate ISO 14001:2004 certification for its electrical contracting and lighting services business.

Occupational Health and Safety OHSAS 18001:2007

SSE is certified under OHSAS 18001:2007 for operation of the corporate occupational health and safety management system to support SSE Group risk management activities. Specific sites and businesses are certified as part of the corporate certification; Airtricity Utility Solutions Ltd and Fiddlers Ferry Power Station.

Information Security Standard ISO 27001: 2005

SSE’s Data Centre and Telecoms businesses are certified to the Information Security Standard ISO 27001:2005.

The business areas detailed above are subject to both internal and external audit of the relevant management systems. External audit and certification is provided by SGS UK