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LPG Distributor License

İpragaz is the first company which has been granted “LPG Distributor License” in its sector.

ISO 9001:2008 (İpragaz Quality Management System)

İpragaz implements ISO 9001:2008 standards within the scope of the technical section. Safety of life and property of the public is the priority and İpragaz uses all opportunities provided by technology in order to protect the natural environment.

OHSAS 18001:2007 (Laborer Health and Job Safety Management System)

Based on efforts initiated and spent to take measures at utmost level according to national and international standards, İpragaz established the “Laborer Health and Job Safety Management System” for the first time in 2001 and was granted OHSAS 18001:2007 Certificate.

Pi (π) Certificate

İpragaz bottles are manufactured by EVAS-Ev Aletleri Sanayi Ltd. Şti according to the “Regulation for Portable Pressurized Containers” (99/36/AT) and marked with Pi mark.

“Commitment to Excellence” Certificate

İpragaz was, within the scope of the technical section, entitled to “Commitment to Excellence”, which is the first stage of the 5-stage “European Program for Journey to Excellence” of the European Foundation for Quality Management in 2004.

MEB İpragaz Certified Installer

In cooperation with the Ministry of National Education (MEB) of Turkey, İpragaz completed safe LPG using technique and customer relations training for dealers and service employees in 2003. Thus, İpragaz was the first company whose dealers and service employees were awarded with “MEB-İpragaz Certified Installer” brevet by the Ministry of National Education.

Technical Training and Fire Safety Training

İpragaz has been the first company which provides training to public and private organizations in addition to its own employees, with the “Training Center” it established in 1998. In these training programs, theoretical and practical information is provided to approximately 3000 persons every year on response to LPG fires.

Accreditation for Conformity to EU (Tank Maintenance Accreditation)

The “Tank Control and Maintenance Unit” established within the Technical Department was accredited as “Type B Inspection Organization” on 28 July 2004 by the Turkish Accreditation Board (TÜRKAK). İpragaz was again the first as a “Type B Inspection Organization” accredited in its sector by TÜRKAK according to “TS EN/IEC 17020:2005 Criteria Necessary for Operation of Inspection Organizations of Various Types”. İpragaz certifies periodical testing and inspections of LPG storage tanks under its property based on the accreditation granted by TÜRKAK. İpragaz has proved once again that it is the leader of the sector, as the first and only organization satisfying these criteria in the Turkish LPG sector.

US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Approval (Catastrophe and Emergency Management)

İpragaz has been the first LPG company certified by the trainers of United States Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) on “Catastrophe Management and Emergency Plans” covering theoretical and functional drills in Turkey. Collaboration with Istanbul Technical University Catastrophe Management Center certified by FEMA resulted in certification of İpragaz, satisfying FEMA’s criteria, by the faculty of Istanbul Technical University,

Environment

İpragaz has worked in Aliağa, Ankara and Pınarbaşı Facilities for the purpose of preventing environmental pollution and spreading awareness on the environment. İpragaz was awarded with a Charter of Environment by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry for its efforts mentioned above. İpragaz A.Ş. Yarımca Storage and Filling Plant won Şehabettin Bilgisu Environmental Incentive Prize in 2001 and Şehabettin Bilgisu Environment Prize in 2004.