Rack Centre, a majority-owned Actis data center and the first Tier III carrier- and cloud-neutral data center in West Africa, has achieved BSI ISO 45001 certification
The BSI ISO 45001 standard acquired by Rack Centre, West Africa’s leading operator and cloud-neutral Tier III facility and only IFC Edge certified data center, is an international standard for the work of health and safety developed by national and international committees, independent of governments.
The BSI ISO 45001 standard is designed to help organizations of all sizes and in all sectors to achieve a safe working environment for their employees and will, among other benefits, allow Rack Center to reduce occupational injuries and illnesses and to creating better and safer working conditions.
Rack Center is one of the few data centers in the region to achieve BSI ISO 45001 certification and this adds to previous ISO certifications achieved by West Africa’s leading operator and a neutral Tier III facility. cloud – ISO 9001-2015 quality management. System; ISO/IEC 27001:2013, an information security management system; and ISO 22301-2012, business continuity management certification.
The certification also covers Rack Center’s data center campus expansion, which increases the current data center capacity from 1.5 MW to 13 MW and is expected to be delivered in 2023.
Ezekiel Egboye, Chief Operating Officer of Rack Center, reacting to the achievement of BSI ISO 45001 certification, said: “We welcome this new addition to our range of ISO BSI certifications as it clearly demonstrates the commitment of Rack Center towards the safety of its workplace and a conducive environment for the workforce.
“We are concerned about the physical and mental well-being of our staff and we are therefore committed to creating a favorable environment for them and an international benchmark. We will continually evaluate and improve our practices to ensure a safe environment for our staff, customers and community,” he said.