Health and safety has always been important but in recent years, the obligations and pressures placed on businesses, small and larger, to get it right has increased. Spending an increasing amount of time, effort and money on health and safety is one thing, making sure you are doing the right thing and getting the best results is another. [Read more…]
Assessing risks in the workplace should be a perpetual activity and yet, so many contractors still see it as a tick box exercise. This is a common mistake and along with these five other risk assessment ‘mistakes’ or oversights, a company could be at risk if they are not taking health and safety and risk assessments as seriously as they should.
For any contractor that takes health and safety seriously, there is no better accreditation than CHAS. It highlights to customers, partners, stakeholders and employees that not only do you and your business have the right policies and processes in place, but that you have the right attitude too. But what does your business need in place to ensure that CHAS accreditation is realised? [Read more…]
CHAS certification speaks volumes to your customers and, during a tendering process, about your commitment to health and safety. If you are fed up of being behind your competitors, these are the five steps you must take to CHAS certification success. [Read more…]
By now, the CHAS logo is fairly recognisable, and not just within the construction sector. It is associated heavily with construction and maintenance businesses, especially because its creation in 1997 was in answer to the growing numbers of industries and fatalities in the construction industry.
Now considered an authority on health and safety, most reputable construction companies and contractors will turn to CHAS accreditation and yet it is something that could be useful to non-construction companies too. But why and how? [Read more…]
Health and safety, ensuring the physical and emotional well-being of your staff, rarely strays from the agenda but what will be the hot topics for the coming year? [Read more…]