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 recogonised as CDM 2015) and is a founder member of SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). As one of the founders of third party accreditation we are not only a trusted advisor on health and safety compliance, we are an authority. We 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:
It Improves Business"We appreciate the accreditation and the value it brings to our organisation. It keeps us focussed and gives us a goal each year to make sure we are meeting our health, safety and wellbeing obligations."
Streamlined Application Process"The online application was clear and precise, and easy to navigate during the CHAS renewal process."
CHAS undergoes an annual third-party audit to
achieve and maintain the HSE’s Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) standard.We also demonstrate quality management to ISO 9001 standard and environmental management to ISO 14001. The health and safety assessment complies with stage 1 health & safety pre-qualification as defined by
We are an
authority. We set
industry benchmarks, provide
reassurance, and offer
best-in-class services that are easy to use and cost effective. We work with over 100 assessors, all of whom are NEBOSH qualified practicing health and safety
professionals who also attend CHAS specific training.
professionals with a sense of the
CHAS, you come first; our people are invested in helping you work
safer, more efficiently and enjoy playing a part in your
success. Working together, we can improve your business, create business opportunities, drive the industry forward and
make your world of work safer.
We have a simple 4 step process to allow contractors and consultants to gain CHAS accreditation.