Sims Recycling Solutions, North America's largest electronic scrap processor is pleased to announce that their precious metal recycling facility in Franklin Park, IL has become the eighth Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to achieve OHSAS 18001 certification.

OHSAS 18001 is an international occupational health and safety management system standard to enable an organization to control its health and safety risks and improve its performance. OHSAS 18001 certification is the result of an audited-verification of the organization's management system to achieve those goals.

"Achieving OHSAS 18001 certification demonstrates the total commitment to the health and safety of our workers and workplace," said Mark Glavin, VP Operations - Precious Metals. "I would like to thank the entire staff for the hard work that has gone into this latest certification".

The 60,000 square foot facility located in the far west suburbs of Chicago offers world class precious metal recycling services to its business partners by using inventive solutions that maximize the value from their precious metal scrap. Visit
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The OHSAS 18001 certification isn't the only certification or management system in place in the Sims Recycling Solutions facilities.