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Environmental Policy


As a manufacturer of industrial and commercial pipeline flow control valves, Colton recognizes the critical role it plays in the management of health and safety at work and the protection of the environment as a whole. Colton is therefore committed to the principles of risk reduction, pollution prevention, and undertaking its operations as a responsible corporate member of society. Through a programme of continual improvement, we will demonstrate our commitment to:

  • Complying fully with all relevant COLTON legislation regulations, standards, guidance and codes of practice;
  • Ensuring that wherever possible COLTON risks and hazards, are eliminated, combated or minimized.
  • Providing and maintaining safe plant, equipment (including PPE), systems of work and work facilities for the welfare of employees;
  • Providing sufficient information, instruction, training and supervision for employees to enable them to carry out their tasks competently and safely;
  • Ensuring raw materials, articles and wastes are correctly handled, used and stored to avoid damage to the health of employees or the environment;
  • Designing products in such a way as to minimize their environmental impacts, in production, use and disposal;
  • Providing sufficient information to ensure that our products are handled, used and disposed of in line with relevant legislation;
  • Minimizing production of wastes at source;
  • Maximizing efficient use of raw materials and non-renewable resources;
  • Replacing materials, where practicable, with those deemed to be less hazardous to the environment or human health;
  • Improving energy efficiency of processes and operations;
  • Ensuring all liquid and solid wastes are treated and disposed of in a responsible manner;
  • Minimizing discharges to air water and land and monitoring any regulated discharges;
  • Providing all employees with an understanding of this policy, and their responsibilities in controlling and improving performance.
  • COLTON will encourage to adoption of similar principles by its suppliers