Integrated Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE) Management System Program
The RIZZO Associates Quality, Health, Safety, & Environmental (QHSE) Program is integrated into one QHSE Management System that is ISO 9001:2008 certified for the "Design and provision of professional engineering and consulting services" and complies with the requirements of ISO 14001 "Environmental Management Systems Requirements", OHSAS 18001 "Occupational Health and Safety Standard", and nuclear requirements that includes 10CFR50 Appendix B, 10CFR21, ASME NQA-1 (includes 1994, 2008, 2009 Addenda) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) GS-R-3. The QHSE methods and processes are defined in the RIZZO QHSE Quality Management Manual and lower level implementing procedures.
The implementation of the RIZZO Integrated QHSE Management System Program ensures an accurate and consistent implementation of a world class system to achieve qualified results satisfying national and international standards.
The RIZZO Program was established in 1985, and continues to expand to meet new requirements and respond to changing industry needs. RIZZO employees world-wide are committed to performing work in accordance with the RIZZO QHSE Program, as well as committed to meeting client and regulatory requirements and providing our professional services in a highly safe and quality manner. Safety is the paramount commitment, overriding all other demands.
RIZZO passed the Nuclear Procurement Issues Committee (NUPIC) audit, led by AmerenUE, and involved members of Unistar Nuclear, Nextera
Entergy FP&L, Exelon, and PPL. The audit team concluded that RIZZO is implementing an effective 10 CFR 50 Appendix B and 10 CFR 21 quality assurance program and meets the requirements of NQA-1 -1994, 2008, and 2009 Addenda.
The NUPIC audit scope included: Engineering & Construction Management; Geotechnical Engineering; Seismic and Structural Engineering;
Hydrological & Hydraulic Engineering; Tunnel Engineering; Environmental Engineering; and Geology and Hydrogeology, Engineering Services related to Combined Construction and Operating License Applications (COLA's), Site Characterization, RAI / RFI responses and Engineering Support for Operating
Plants; Laboratory and on-site Testing of Construction Materials performed by Fall Line Inspection & Testing.
To view a copy of the RIZZO ISO 9001 Certification click here.