Regarded as one of the UK’s leading health and safety accreditation schemes, Alcumus SafeContractor has been working with contractors for nearly 20 years to ensure their legal compliance. The SafeContractor scheme is a SSIP-approved health and safety assessment scheme for contractors who want to demonstrate that they’re taking responsibility for their legal health and safety requirements.
The accreditation process ensures that GLC’s health and safety paperwork is up to date and meets legal industry requirements.
CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) was created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK. In partnership with the Association of London Government (ALG), CHAS was a key developer of the core criteria held in the Approved Code of Practice which supported the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (now recognised as CDM 2015) and is a founder member of SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). As one of the founders of third party accreditation, they are not only a trusted advisor on health and safety compliance, they are an authority. They set industry benchmarks, provide assurance and reassurance, and offer best-in-class services that are easy to use and cost effective.
This health and safety legislation was created to achieve the following aims:
To simplify health and safety contractor assessment by standardising requirements.
To allow companies to avoid undergoing health and safety assessments for every job.
There are more than 900 public and private sector client organisations and 70,000 contractors registered on the CHAS database.
Constructionline is the UK’s most connected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services, making contracting simpler and helping their customers achieve more. In September 2017, they introduced two new levels of Constructionline accreditation, designed to accommodate the broadening needs of both suppliers and buyers in a one stop shop for Third Party Governance & Risk Management. Constructionline collect, verify and monitor standard company information through a question set that is aligned to PAS 91:2013, ensuring that their members’ high standards are maintained.
Greater London Cradles are a Level 3 Gold member of Constructionline, which means that our details in the PAS 91 Mandatory (C1-C4) sections are verified, using real-time dynamic data; we have an extended, verified PQQ (covering Environmental Management, Equalities and Diversity, and Quality Management, and ensuring legislative compliance); and it is also verified that we possess a valid SSIP certificate.
Why you should choose and use a SAEMA member:
There are 10 powerful reasons why you should choose and use a SAEMA member to provide and/or maintain your façade access system:
Choose a SAEMA member and you will enjoy the security and confidence that comes from dealing with a professional, highly responsible and totally dedicated company – a genuine specialist in height safety.
Founded in 1945, the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) membership now accounts for a significant share of the UK’s total industry workload and is increasingly making its mark in Europe. Access and Scaffolding is an important part of most contracts and both specifiers and contractors need to know they are receiving the highest quality of service. Consequently, many public and private organisations, and an increasing number of local authorities are now specifying that the Access providers they employ must be members of the NASC.