Industry Leading Standards

IMES is certified to ISO 9001:2008 - Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001:2004 – Environmental Management Systems and OSHAS 18001:2007 - Health and Safety Management Systems.

IMES’ independence is demonstrated through its accreditation by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) as a Type C Inspection Body to the ISO 17020:2012 international standard. Key elements of the standard include demonstration of competency of inspection personnel, independence, impartiality and integrity in delivery of inspection work.

IMES is audited annually by UKAS to ensure ongoing compliance with the standard.

IMES is also globally certified by Lloyds Register as an Approved Supplier for Servicing and Inspection of Lifeboats; Launching Appliances, On-Load Release Gear & Surveys, Servicing and Testing of Lifeboat Appliances.

Industry Leading Standards