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Need help with CHAS Accreditation

Need help with CHAS Accreditation – we actually do all the hard work for you

CHAS logoThe following outlines the documented evidence required for a CHAS Health and Safety assessment.  And how we can help your business boost its competitive edge.

Each section is broken down into how we can help with your CHAS application.

Costs range from (less than 5 employees) £295.00 – £1200.00 depending on the amount of documentation you already have available.

To discuss your situation in more detail call 0800 1488 677 now or contact us

CHAS Accreditation means business.

Testimonial – “Thank you very much for making the whole CHAS application process as smooth as possible, we could not have done it without your help. Thank you” Dave Gorman. IMEX Property Group


CHAS Accreditation will help you win more business & be your Clients first choice

A selection of frequently asked questions by many Clients we have helped
What is involved in the process?

  • If necessary we will meet you and go through the options.
  • Remove the hassle and help complete theCHAS Application form.
  • Explain exactly what documentation is required for your assessment.
How long will I have to wait?

  • Less than 5 employees 7 – 14 days
  • More than 5 really depends on what you have in place but as a general guide expect 1 – 2+ months.
  • Need CHAS quickly? ask us about the fastrack route
How much will my CHASapplication cost?

  • All CHAS applications are prepared for a fixed fee with no hidden extras.
  • Less than 5 employees £295.00
  • More than 5 employees depends on the amount of work involved.
The huge Benefits of CHAS Accreditation

  • Chance of winning new contracts
  • A stronger position than your competitors
  • Demonstrate compliance with Health & Safety law
  • Reduce the amount of questionaires to complete

What documentation is required & what we will do to help

The supporting documentation required for an Appendix2 application for all companies with 5 or more employees What we can do to help with your CHAS application & include within quote. (IWQ)
General Health & Safety

  • Statement of intent
  • Organisation chart Health and Safety
  • Arrangements on how you implement
Work Equipment

  • Examples of PAT records (Office and Site)
  • Register of Plant and Equipment
  • PAT & Inspections will be YOUR responsibility.
  • Veritas Consulting with provide Plant and Equipment forms and checklists.(IWQ)
Competent Advice

  • Details on who provides competent Health and Safety advice. i.e Consultant (copy of CV)
Training Records

  • Examples of employees training records including Managers and Supervisors. Details on training providers and certifcates, induction Training for new employees and / or onsite. i.e Asbestos Awareness Training, First Aid
  • Veritas Consulting will provide samples of tool box talks and training matrix.(IWQ)
  • Additional training courses and costs may be involved.
Management Reports

  • A copy of your latest Health and Safety Audit and action plan, where available.  Examples of recent site safety & Welfare inspections from both internal management and any externally delegated persons should be provided.
  • Veritas Consulting will provide forms and checklists. (IWQ)
  • We can carry out Audits and inspectionscosts from £125.00
Consulting and Communication

  • Evidence of how you consult on Health and Safety with your employees e.g. evidence of tool box talks, memos, news letters, minutes and notes from H&S committees.
  • Veritas Consulting will provide sample toolbox talks, meeting minutes proformas, memos and advice on how to do this.(IWQ)
Acccident reporting and Investigating

  • Details on your arrangements for recording, reporting and investigating accidents & incidents and, where applicable, 2Nr examples of recent accidents or incidents, detailing the investigation and actions taken.
  • Veritas Consulting will put procedures in place.(IWQ)
Contractor Management

  • Competency pre-qualification assessment procedure, i.e how you check the competency of any proposed sub contractor.  Example of a completed assessment questionaire and evidence of any ongoing checks of existing sub contractors
  • Veritas Consulting will put this in place.(IWQ)
Risk Assessments – Provide a suitable number of examples of risk assessments relevant to the work your company does. i.e

  • Site Specific Risk Assessments
  • Manual Handling
  • COSHH Assessments
  • Fire Risk Assessments (Office and Site)
  • DSE Risk Assessments
  • Veritas Consulting will provide general assessments and forms (IWQ)
  • Additional costs may be involved for specific Workplace Risk Assessments.
Health Surveillance

  • Details of health surveillance assessments (noise, dermatitis, respiratory and vibration)
  • Veritas Consulting will put procedures in place.(IWQ)

Additional Information required for a Construction Related company

Competent Advice

  • Details on who provides competent Construction Health and Safety advice. i.e Consultant (copy of CV)
  • Not included within quote options will be made available.
Training Records

  • Examples of employees Construction related training records including Managers and Supervisors. Details on training providers and certifcates, induction Training for new employees and / or onsite. SMSTS, CSCS
  • Veritas Consulting will provide samples of tool box talks and training matrix.(IWQ)
  • Additional training courses and costs may be involved.
Consulting and Communication

  • Details of your arrangements for consulting with workers from overseas (i.e those with limited knowledge of the English language) and practical evidence illustrating this.
  • Evidence of how you ensure good co-operation and co-ordination of your work activities between contractors.
  • Veritas Consulting will provide sample toolbox talks, meeting minutes proformas, memos and advice on how to do this.(IWQ)
Welfare Facilities

  • Details of your arrangements for providing welfare provision and practical evidence illustrating this
  • Veritas Consulting will advise on how to do this.(IWQ)
Principal Contractor Management

  • Details of your arrangements which ensure you plan, manage and co-ordinate work during the construction phase of a project.
  • Copy of a suitably developed construction phase plan.
  • Veritas Consulting will advise on what to do.(IWQ)

Ok i’m interested what my next step.

To discuss your requirements in more detail call 0800 1488 677 or send an email contact us

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