Our Quality Standards

    WHP works to international standards of cleanliness and quality.

    WHP designs with best practice for Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) where validation and quality assurance are essential. WHP also works within UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory requirements and guidelines.

    • ISO 14644-1: Cleanrooms and Associated Controlled Environments, Part 1: Classification of Air Cleanliness
    • ISO 14644-2 Cleanrooms and Associated Controlled Environments, Part 2: Specifications for testing and monitoring to prove continued compliance with ISO 14644-1
    • ISO 14644-3: Cleanrooms and Associated Controlled Environments, Part 4  Design, construction and start-up
    • EN 1246 – 9: 2000 Biotechnology – Performance criteria for microbiological safety cabinets
    • cGMP  – Guidelines (Good Manufacturing Practice)
    • FDA  – (U.S. Food and Drugs Administration): Medical Device Regulations
    • European Commission GLP Guidelines (Good Laboratory Practice)
    • MHRA  – Medicines and Healthcare, Products Regulatory Agency (UK)
    • ISPE Guidelines  – (The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering)
    • ACDP – (Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens)
    • ATEX – Electrical and mechanical equipment for use in explosive atmospheres
    • WHO – World Health Organisation
    • HAZOPS  – Hazard and Operability Study
    • Safe Contractor Standards
    • British Safety Council

    WHP and its appropriate staff are members of the following bodies and Professional Associations:

    • The British Standards Institution
    • The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
    • The Chartered Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    • The Institution of Chemical Engineers
    • The Society of Environmental Engineers
    • The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering
    • The Institution of Engineering and Technology
    • The Scottish Society for Contamination Control
    • The Building Services Research and Information Association

    WHP adheres to international standards, bodies and professional associations