Externally-registered management systems

FRIB maintains management systems registered by National Sanitation Foundation – International Strategic Relations (NSF-ISR) to the ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and ISO 27001 standards. 

ISO 9001 Quality Management System Policy

Through a strategy of continuous improvement and teamwork, the FRIB Laboratory is dedicated to delivering world-class beams of rare isotopes and to deliver the FRIB Project scope on schedule, within budget, with safety, and with high quality, to enable its users to achieve their scientific objectives.

The foundation for achieving the policy goals is based on: 

  • understanding and meeting the requirements for all of FRIB customers, 
  • continuously improving all of FRIB processes, 
  • effectively utilizing the creative talents of FRIB employees, and 
  • meeting statutory, regulatory, and all other requirements.

ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Policy

All laboratory personnel, users, contractors working on site, and visitors are responsible to adhere to the following principles:

  • Environment: FRIB protects the environment, conserves resources, and strives to prevent pollution.

OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Policy

All laboratory personnel, users, contractors working on site, and visitors are responsible to adhere to the following principles:

  • Safety: FRIB maintains a safe workplace; all personnel plan and perform their work safely. FRIB works within predetermined controls designed to prevent injuries and incidents. FRIB takes responsibility for the safety of employees, coworkers, visitors, and guests.
  • Health: FRIB protects human health within its boundaries and in the surrounding community.

In achieving the policy goals, FRIB commits to:

  • Compliance: Compliance with all applicable environment, safety, and health requirements.
  • Transparency: Maintaining open, proactive and constructive relationships with its employees, users, campus communities, neighbors, regulators, funding agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Continual improvement: Improving environment, safety, and health management and performance through a framework of setting and reviewing environment, safety, and health objectives and targets.

ISO 27001 Information Security Management System

“The Business IT Department shall provide information technology services that preserve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information in support of the laboratory’s mission.” All laboratory personnel, users, contractors working on site, and visitors are responsible to adhere to the Information Security Policy.

The general objective for the information security management system is to deliver secure and reliable information technology services.

This objective aligns with the laboratory’s mission and vision.