The BOC organization was established in Britain in 1886 and has been producing industrial gases for more than 120 years. The organization is member of The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company with approximately 64,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The Company’s immediate majority shareholder is BOC Holdings UK, which became a member of the Linde Group in 2002.
BOC Kenya’s portfolio includes dozens of different gases and mixtures, as well as related equipment and services. The Company’s customer base cuts across a large spectrum and includes public and private hospitals, food processors, civil and mechanical engineering contractors, motor vehicle body builders, hotels and restaurants, the informal business sector (“Jua Kali”) and small and medium enterprises.
Our product range includes:
· Bulk gases (Oxygen, Nitrogen and liquefied petroleum gas(LPG)).
· Packaged (cylinder) gases
· Engineering services (Medical equipment, Construction of medical and other gas pipelines, Gas storage tanks, etc).
BOC Kenya has a team of highly qualified engineers and technicians who provide Customer Engineering Services (CES) to the highest international standards including the following: Medical Oxygen KS 2170 – 1:2009; Medical Air – KS 2170 – 2008; Medical Nitrous oxide – KS – 2170 -3:2008 and Medical Carbon Dioxide – KS -2170-4:2009
Safety at BOC is non-negotiable. We pay great attention to the safety of operations, products, distribution fleet and our customers.
We conduct rigorous tests on our cylinders before any filling operation to ensure safety of products and users. Medical cylinders are subjected to more stringent tests and cleaning in line with health care standards.
All staff receive regular general safety and role specific training. Employees have access to the web-based Linde Group Learning Management System (TRACCESS) on which they study and undertake tests on subjects relevant for their respective roles in the Company. Completion of core training is mandatory before an employee is allowed to execute particular tasks.
The Company’s distribution fleet drivers are continuously trained in vehicle safety, including heavy commercial vehicle anti-rollover training in South Africa.
We are members of the UN Global Compact Network Kenya which demonstrates our commitment to the universal declaration of human rights, labor standards, the environment and anti-corruption.
Our values are based on good governance principles and safety and our people are responsible for ensuring conformity to defined quality standards in the performance of their duties.