05 Feb 2018

CHAS & NFB announce partnership to promote health & safety standards in UK construction

The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) and The National Federation of Builders (NFB) are pleased to announce their new partnership to raise health and safety standards in the UK and make the world of work safer.

The NFB represents small to medium-sized builders, regional contractors and house builders across England and Wales. As one of the UK’s longest standing trade bodies, it was created to represent the building profession and to promote conditions its members need to thrive and contribute to the economic success of the UK. 

The partnership will also help to improve the acceptance and use of PAS91 in construction related procurement and aims to reduce the cost duplication and administration involved in the procurement process across the UK. 

From FebruaryNFB members will be able to take advantage of a wide range of discounts and benefits by registering with CHAS. 

Ian McKinnon, Managing Director of CHAS said: "CHAS are delighted to be supporting this initiative, as the NFB and its members continue to lead improvement of standards across the industry."

Richard Beresford, chief executive of the NFB, said: “We’re thrilled to announce this additional benefit for our members, to offer added value and help them grow successful businesses. The NFB has championed smarter procurement for many years and our partnership with CHAS will promote the benefits of smarter procurement for both clients and contractors”.

NFB members can contact their area manager for more information about the offer.​