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By Nicole - 29th April, 2021 | Posted in Other
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Sychem are incredibly proud to have achieved CHAS accreditation!

As a leading provider of Disinfection, Sterilisation and Decontamination equipment to a diverse variety of sectors, Sychem has Industry-leading expertise and experience. A considerable part of our success is due to our knowledge of products, skilled team and high levels of Health and Safety.

Discover what it means to the Sychem team to have achieved such a prestigious accreditation, and how it will shape their processes in the future!

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Sychem’s award

As a result, Sychem is delighted to announce that we have been awarded The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) accreditation. The CHAS accreditation is an SSIP and Common Assessment Standard founder member and recognised widely across the UK.

A fantastic achievement, CHAS is a government-backed scheme that partners with some of the biggest and most recognisable brands. CHAS’s partnership schemes ensure compliance across different areas of risk, and also act as a way to mitigate supply chain risks and guarantee efficient supply chain management.

Sychem’s Managing Director Dan Harding went on to say, “This is an exceptional achievement and a true demonstration of how important Health and Safety is to the Directors of Sychem. Working on more and more multi-million-pound projects with an ever-growing workforce means that our approach and consideration to safety is paramount to the companies continued success and safety record.”

The team at Sychem are absolutely thrilled with the reception of the accreditation and are looking forward to undertaking further installations and works on-site, knowing that their Health and Safety is a number one priority by a CHAS accredited organisation.

What is CHAS?

CHAS stands for of The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme, and is a government-backed course for recognised Health and Safety. It is the UK’s leading accreditation scheme, used by over 2000 clients across the country.

It is a UK award-winning accreditation scheme for contractors and supply chain management services for clients.
CHAS helps clients (buyers) and contractors (suppliers) ensure compliance across the different areas of risk management, and mitigate risks across the supply chain. They offer various accreditation schemes that can help businesses achieve compliance, mitigate supply chain risks and support efficient supply chain management.

With the new Common Assessment Standard, CHAS review all aspects of risk management policies in a single annual audit. CHAS is also one of the founding members of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP), and the scheme is committed to setting health and safety benchmarks that drive industries forward, and make the world of work a safer place.

About the Safety Schemes In Procurement (SSIP) Forum

SSIP Supplier logo (B&W)Safety Schemes In Procurement (SSIP) was founded in May 2009 following the Government report on Accelerating the SME economic engine: through transparent, simple and strategic procurement. Supported by the HSE, SSIP aims to streamline prequalification and encourage straightforward mutual recognition between its Member Schemes.

All assessments completed by our Member Schemes (in Sychem’s case CHAS) are completed utilising the SSIP Core Criteria, which is aligned to the Government-backed construction prequalification document PAS 91, ensuring consistency within the supply chain management.

View our CHAS safety accreditation here.

To find out more about the scheme and whether your business qualifies for CHAS accreditation, visit their website to find out more.

Sychem are proud to have gone from strength to strength due to the achievement of several accreditations and awards, including SafeContractor, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2022, ISO and many more!

For any further questions or queries, enquire now or contact a member of our expert team on 0845 6446824.

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