Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) went through the Turkish Standards Institute’s (TSI) ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Security External Audit between the 17th and 19th of December 2019. EMU holds an OHSAS18001 certificate of Labor Health and Security since 2018. Also holding ISO 9001-2015 Quality Management System and ISO 1002-2014 Student Satisfaction Management System certificates since 2015, EMU has now successful completed its pursuit of quality assurance in the field of Occupational Health and Security. The closing meeting of the aforesaid inspections took place at 15:30 on Thursday, the 19th of December 2019 at the EMU Rector’s Office Senate Meeting Room. The meeting was attended by EMU’s Vice Rector for Administrative and Technical Affairs Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı, TSI Chief Auditor Tuncay Çimen, TSI Auditor Servet Atayeter, EMU Total Quality Management Center Director Hasan Kavaz and representatives of EMU Quality Units.
“EMU Personnel Have the Sufficient Knowledge to Raise Awareness”
In the opening speech of the meeting, TSI Chief Auditor Tuncay Çimen thanked EMU personnel for embracing the audit and stated that EMU is beautiful campus on which people can walk around comfortably and peacefully. Underlining the importance of carrying out regular work relating to external threats Chief Auditor Çimen indicated that risks are reduced by field audits. TSI Auditor Servet Atayeter thanked EMU personnel for answering the questions asked during the audit candidly. Indicating that systems are being developed for constant improvement Auditor Atayeter highlighted the importance of learning from and not repeating mistakes. Auditor Atayeter concluded by stating that EMU personnel have the necessary knowledge to raise awareness on occupational health amongst students, personnel and the community.
EMU Vice Rector for Administrative and Technical Affairs Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı congratulated her team members for successfully completing the audit. Stating that EMU has always been the flagship of higher education in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Prof. Dr. Doratlı noted that they are always ready for accreditations and inspections. Prof. Dr. Doratlı concluded by stating that they are always trying to do the very best for EMU and its personnel.