If you are on our website, you will see an ever-expanding list of accreditations and certifications. So what? They are just logos. Actually, they represent our commitment to our customers. To quality service and to safe practice.
So here they are, all explained.
SCS cards are proof that construction workers have the appropriate training and qualifications. Ensuring a qualified workforce, the card helps improve safety standards on UK sites.
Holding a CSCS card is not a legislative need. It is up to the principal contractor or client. They decide whether workers need to hold a card before they work on site. Most principal contractors / major house builders a workers to hold a valid card.
CSCS is a not-for-profit limited company. Its directors are from employer organisations and unions. They represent the breadth of the industry.
Silver membership opens opportunities for smaller contractors. Members have full access to the opportunity’s noticeboard. This provides details of live project and tender opportunities.
The validation team conducts the necessary checks to approve applicants as fit-to-supply. Guiding them through the process. In turn, this means that buyers can buy with confidence. Knowing Silver members have demonstrated compliance with standard prequalification criteria.
Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association. The recognised focus and authority for mobile access towers (or scaffolding to you and me). PASMA advances safety, standards and best practice across a wide range of sectors.
Being members means we support safety standards and best practice. Our team are well trained and up to date on current legislation.
The International Powered Access Federation. Promoting the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide. Providing technical advice and information. Influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.
IPAF is a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members. These include manufacturers, rental companies, distributors, contractors and users.
Being a member means we adhere to current legislation and safety practices. Our qualified team have undergone appropriate training to use the equipment.
The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme.
Created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997. Created to improve health and safety standards across the UK.
CHAS was a key developer of the core criteria held in the Approved Code of Practice. 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.
The premier trade and employers’ association for the painting and decorating industry. A non-profit organisation that reinvests the money earnt back into the membership. The PDA holds key relationships with membership organisations, government bodies and local authorities. Plus training bodies, colleges, manufacturers, suppliers and the media. All to maintain standards whilst supporting and promoting new initiatives and innovations.
Being a member of the PDA distinguishes professional businesses from the crowd. They must adhere to the PDA Code of Practice. This demonstrates their commitment to professional, quality workmanship and fair practice.