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External Certifications

Third-party Validation of Performance

External Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Certifications

Linde businesses around the world conform to requirements in Linde’s Global Safety Health Environment and Security (SHE&S) Management System and locally adapted requirements. These are aligned with industry and international standards for environment and safety management systems such as Responsible Care®, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001/ ISO 45001.  Compliance is assured by Linde’s internal corporate audit programs. Linde’s SHE&S Management System enables Linde sites to obtain certification to applicable international standards in all our operating segments.

Examples of external certifications:

  • In Mexico sites are certified to their national environmental agency PROFEPA Clean Industry Standard.
  • In the United States, applicable bulk sites are certified to ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000 and Praxair Distribution, Inc maintains certification to ISO 9001. 
  • Praxair Surface Technologies holds certifications to Nadcap, EASA, FAA and other aviation safety standards for their manufacturing locations, as well as certification to international occupational health, safety, environmental and quality standards. 
    View PST certifications by location
  • Our Electronics Materials business is certified to the IATF 16949 quality management system standard.

External Environmental Data Assurance

All environmental key performance indicators (eKPIs) are externally assured through independent third party audit.
Download the 2020 eKPI Assurance statement