DDC Dolphin is proud to be acknowledged for our quality and expertise by the following bodies:
ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS)
The internationally recognised standard for quality management systems across all industries, used in over one million organisations globally. It provides a management framework to improve business practices, helping us to provide services and products that meet our customers’ expectations. We are certified by Alcumus ISOQAR to ISO standards, who are accredited by UKAS, the UK’s national accreditation body for certification providers.
We are Gold Members of Constructionline, meaning we have passed standard prequalification checks as well as further validation checks that goes beyond PAS91.
Constructionline assesses companies' credentials for environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence and anti-bribery and corruption policies. Some of these policies form part of the Cabinet Office Selection Questionnaire (SQ), which the public sector is expected to comply with.
As a Gold Member we are also accreditated with a 'Deemed to Satisfy' SSIP certificate for health and safety.
The SafeContractor health and safety accreditation ensures we are fully compliant with health and safety legislation. SafeContractor asses our health and safety policies to guarantee that our processes and documents are up-to-date and effective. You can be assured that we meet legal industry requirement and carry out our work safely.
All our products are approved by the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS). They ensure that our machines, which carry and receive water from the public mains water supply, comply with Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations. This guarantees that we don’t cause waste, misuse, undue consumption or contamination of the water supply and that our equipment is ‘of an appropriate quality and standard’.
We are Company Affiliated members of IHEEM – an international professional engineering institute and the UK’s largest specialist Institute for the Healthcare Estates Sector – through which we help our engineers with their professional development and earning internationally recognised engineering qualifications.
Made in Britain
We are members of Made in Britain, a not-for-profit campaign that promotes quality British manufacturers and their products, both in the UK and overseas. The Made in Britain marque is accredited to businesses that sell goods that have been manufactured to the highest standards in Britain.
Our Pulpmatic Ultima and Uno medical pulp macerators are UL 61010-1 (Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use; Part 1: General Requirements) and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 61010-1 (Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use; Part 1: General Requirements) accredited – certifying that we have been investigated by UL according to their standards and approved to sell these machines in the USA and Canada.
We are proud to have the European Economic Area (EEA) CE marking, demonstrating that we have checked that our products meet EU safety, health and environmental requirements, are compliant with EU legislation, and can be sold within the European single market.
We are active members of the Association of British HealthTech Industries who help their members to provide products and services that help people live healthier lives. They speak on behalf of the HealthTech industry to key stakeholders, such as governments, healthcare systems and regulators.
We are corporate members of the Infection Prevention Society – a charitable organisation whose mission is to inform, promote and sustain expert infection prevention policy and practice in the pursuit of patient or service user and staff safety. They aim to shape and inform infection prevention and control policies and practice to support safe care internationally.
We are members of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society – a professional association representing approximately 1,000 healthcare engineers and associates across Canada. They help members to better manage the healing environment which is imperative for efficient and effective healthcare delivery.