Become SSIP Accredited

From data gathered by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the fatal injury rate in the construction is four times higher than that across other industries, and so it is essential that construction contractors can demonstrate that they have high levels of health and safety standards.

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Why do I need CHAS Accreditation?

So Clients can assess a contractors health & safety standards, particularly compliance to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM), the HSE and construction industry produced a consistent set of questions to assess health and safety compliance, and appointed the organisation Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) to accredit certification bodies to undertake the assessments.

There are several of these schemes including CHAS (Contractors Health And Safety Assessment Scheme) which is particularly favoured by local authorities, SafeContractor, Acclaim and others. Each scheme follow identical processes. Many Buyers require you to have an SSIP certificate as a prequalification to tender, so it is essential that you hold the accreditation.

How Do I Become CHAS Accredited

The application process involves uploading policies, procedures and records that proves your company’s compliance. This includes:

  • Health and Safety Policies
  • Insurance documents
  • Risk assessments
  • Training records
  • Records of on-site health and safety inductions
  • Tool Box Talks
  • Evidence of coordination of works with the Client
  • Health surveillance records
  • Work equipment testing and maintenance records

How Can JVR Consultancy Help You?

We can assist you throughout the whole process including application, producing the required policies and procedures, gathering the information and uploading, and then during the year answering any requests for further information from the scheme, so to allow you to focus on delivering your business.

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Achieve Accreditation and Compliance with JVR

JVR Consultancy was formed in the year 2008 and their head office is based in Windsor and Maidenhead. We noticed that there was a gap in the market, for companies who work in the construction, rail, utilities, oil and gas sector who were not fully supported in the way that they could be when it came to industry compliance and certification. That is why our highly experienced team of compliance consultants can serve these sectors by providing over 135 years of combined experience with all compliance needs. In short, you won’t find anyone else who cares as much, or who tries as hard as we do.

Speak with one of our experienced consultants. At JVR, we know that time is precious, and you want the answers to your questions quickly, especially during an audit!. Once we speak with you for the first time over the phone, we need around 10 minutes to fully evaluate which accreditation you need support with and a brief introduction into you and your company.

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