Accredited with CHAS
Sidey have shown their
customers a clear cut commitment to health & safety, having recently
been accredited with CHAS (The Contractors Health & Safety
CHAS was created in 2001 with two main aims – to improve health & safety standards in Britain and to reduce duplicated safety applications for both suppliers and buyers.
Health & Safety Manager commented – “Health & Safety is extremely
important to Sidey and is at the forefront of our business. We have
a commitment to continuous improvement and CHAS was a natural step
towards improving our health & safety standards. In order to gain
the accreditation all of our health & safety documentation,
procedures and processes had to be audited by a nominated assessor.
“Successfully gaining the accreditation demonstrates our compliance
with and the sound management of current Health & Safety
legislation. We are delighted that attaining this accreditation will
also provide our customers with a number of benefits”.
month thousands of contractors & consultants apply for work with
public and private sector organizations. To win work, they must meet
the buyer’s health & safety standards. Assessing supplier’s health &
safety competence is usually a lengthy and time consuming process.
Suppliers can sometimes meet one buyers health and safety standards
but not another. Being CHAS approved reduces duplication as
suppliers compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers.