ATC Construction Accreditations

CHAS – The Contractors Health & Safety Agreement
CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers. 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.
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CHAS assesses applicants:

• Health and safety policy statement;
• Their organisation for health and safety;
• Their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to our buyers and to others.


ATC Construction Observed Standards

ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems
ATC Construction are keen to observe ISO 14001 at all times. ISO 14001:2004 specifies requirements for an environmental management system to enable an organisation to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal requirements and other requirements to which the organisation subscribes, and information about significant environmental aspects. It applies to those environmental aspects that the organization identifies as those which it can control and those which it can influence. It does not itself state specific environmental performance criteria.
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ISO – 9001 – Quality Management Systems
ATC Construction are keen to observe ISO 9001 at all times. ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organisation needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
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OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety
ATC Construction are keen to observe OHSAS 18001 at all times. BS OHSAS 18001 is a framework for an occupational health and safety management system. It can help you put in place the policies, procedures and controls needed for organisations to achieve the best possible working conditions, aligned to internationally recognized best practice.
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Improvements Include:
• Create the best possible working conditions across your organization
• Identify hazards and put in place controls to manage them
• Reduce workplace accidents and illness to cut related costs and downtime
• Engage and motivate staff with better, safer working conditions
• Demonstrate compliance to customers and suppliers

ICO – Information Commissioners Office
ATC Construction are keen to observe ICO standards at all times.The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. ICO in the United Kingdom, is a non-departmental public body which reports directly to Parliament and is sponsored by the Ministry of Justice. It is the independent regulatory office (national data protection authority) dealing with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 across the UK; and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and, to a limited extent, in Scotland.
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