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Hessle CHAS Accreditation

Hessle achieves Chas Accreditation

As part of our ongoing commitment to health and safety, we are pleased to announce that we have now achieved Chas accreditation. Chas is the Governments Contractors Health and Safety Assessment scheme which is dedicated to ensuring the standards of health and safety are maintained to a high level.

Each month, thousands of contractors and consultants (suppliers) apply for work within public and private sector organisations (buyers). To win work, they must meet the buyer’s health and safety standards.

Assessing suppliers' health and safety competence is usually a lengthy and time consuming process. Suppliers can sometimes meet one buyer’s Health and Safety standards but not another. Being CHAS approved reduces duplication, as suppliers' compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers.

CHAS assesses applicants:

  1. Health and safety policy statement
  2. Their organisation for health and safety
  3. Their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to our buyers and to others