Construction Line is a public Private Partnership between the Department of Trade and Industry and Capita. It is the UK’s largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. Construction Line pre-qualify all suppliers to government standards giving our customers confidence that they are dealing with a bona fide organisation.
ACHILLES BUILDING CONFIDENCE. This accreditation was initially gained in September 2007, and is renewable annually subject to a satisfactory 2-day audit. Achilles Building Confidence is designed to assess the construction industry supply chain in safety, health, environmental, sustainability, occupational health and financial areas. The Group's Safety Health and Environment department were instrumental in gaining the initial accreditation. www.achilles.com
Veitchi Industrial Flooring and Veitchi Flooring are members of FeRFA, the Resin Flooring Association. FeRFA are the only organisation dedicated solely to resin flooring and represent the leading manufacturers, contractors and associated companies involved in resin flooring systems. As part of their commitment to excellence FeRFA promote “Qualifying the Workforce” through the provision of training and NVQ schemes, through which the operatives of Veitchi have gained accreditation.
Members subscribe to FeRFA Codes of Practice requiring high standards of operation, management, technical service, health & safety and business integrity. Further information can be found at www.ferfa.org.uk
SAFE CONTRACTOR. Safe Contractor accreditation was gained in September 2009, again the Group's Safety Health and Environment department were instrumental in gaining accreditation. Safe Contractor is similar in process to CHAS with accreditation renewable on an annual basis by means of a comprehensive questionnaire. www.safecontractor.com
CHAS accreditation was gained by the group in April 2009, again the Group's Safety Health and Environment department were instrumental in gaining the accreditation. CHAS assesses the applicant’s organisational health and safety arrangements including, health and safety policy, risk assessment, first-aid arrangements, occupational health arrangements, consultation processes, resources allocated to health and safety, training etc. This accreditation is renewable bi-annually by means of comprehensive questionnaire. www.chas.gov.uk
Veitchi Flooring, Veitchi Industrial Flooring, Veitchi Interiors, and Richardson & Starling achieved certification of these quality, environmental and occupational health & safety standards in April 2014 following a 12 day audit of their integrated management system undertaken by third party auditors, NQA. www.nqa.com
OHSAS 18001, Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series, (officially BS OHSAS 18001) is an internationally applied British Standard for occupational health and safety management systems.
The ISO 9001 quality management systems standards are designed to help organizations ensure that they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders while meeting statutory and regulatory requirements related to a product or program.
ISO 14001 sets out the criteria for an Environmental Management System (EMS). It does not state requirements for environmental performance, but maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective EMS.