ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the family that can be certified. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. In fact, there are over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries certified to ISO 9001.This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.Using ISO 9001 helps ensure that customers get consistent, good-quality products and services, which in turn brings many business benefits.
ISO 45001 is the world’s international standard for occupational health and safety, issued to protect employees and visitors from work-related accidents and diseases. ISO 45001 certification was developed to mitigate any factors that can cause employees and businesses irreparable harm. Its standards are the result of great effort by a committee of health and safety management experts who looked closely at a number of other approaches to system management — including ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. In addition, ISO 45001 was designed to take other existing occupational health and safety standards, such as OHSAS 18001, into account — as well as the ILO’s labor standards, conventions and safety guidelines.
Taking care of our environment, and preventing our companies from causing negative impacts on the environment, are two of the most important challenges facing businesses today. One of the biggest benefits of implementing an EMS is the recognition that comes with being among those businesses that care enough to reduce their environmental footprint. This can bring better relationships with customers, the public, and the community at large for your company, but it also brings other benefits.Along with the good public image, many companies can save money through the implementation of an environmental management system. This can be achieved through reducing incidents that can result in liability costs, being able to obtain insurance at a more reasonable cost, and conserving input materials and energy through reduction efforts. This improvement in cost control is a benefit that cannot be overlooked when making the decision to implement an environmental management system.
CHAS accreditation demonstrates to over 1,000+ clients that our policies and procedures are up to date and comply with current legislation. All of our information is on on a central portal, and will be visible to all of our clients for job verification and compliance checking.
Keeping our workforce, customers and general public safe and healthy is a key element of our good business performance. As a member of the CIRAS community we can tap into opportunities for improvements noticed by our staff and customers which otherwise would not be realised. Reports raised confidentially overcome perceptions of fear or lost confidence in our internal systems so that it will reduce risk and also improve safety culture by changing perceptions.
We are fully verified and audited members of RISQS which supports Network Rail, Transport for London, passenger and freight operating companies, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and many other buying organisations in the management of supply chain risk. The scheme embraces rail's qualification arrangements. RISQS is an industry scheme, sponsored by a committee of representatives from across the rail industry. The committee reports into the RSSB via internal governance arrangements, and RSSB provides a range of services to support operational delivery of the scheme.