The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme
Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme accreditation demonstrates Carlow Concrete’s compliance with important parts of health and safety law (the core criteria described in the CDM regulations)
CHAS is a national database of contractors who have been through a health and safety assessment, and have demonstrated adequate compliance and management standards. CHAS approved contractors are therefore approved to work on contracts for local authorities and other members.
SMAS H&S Certification Scheme
Safe Systems in Procurement accreditation, supported by the HSE, allows us to streamline the prequalification process. SSIP actively reduces health and safety assessment costs and bureaucracy in the supply chain, by making cross-recognition between member schemes as effective as possible, and highlighting the savings to buyers and suppliers. We have fully committed to the vision of SSiP of driving unnecessary cost and confusion out of supplier health and safety assessment.
NSAI – ISO 9001:2008
Our ISO9001 Quality Management accreditation provides for the Integration and alignment of internal processes which has lead to increased; productivity, business performance and cost management, providing confidence to interested parties as to the consistency, effectiveness and efficiency of the organisation. Our quality management system provides consistency in the delivery of our product range and service, ensuring lower costs and shorter cycle times through effective use of resources, Improved communication, planning and administration processes.
IQNet, through its international network, is the preferred provider for global certification services and assessments, with a focus on management systems. All IQNet members have signed the IQNet Multi-Lateral Agreement (MLA).
This means they mutually recognise the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and various other certificates of all other IQNet partner as being equivalent to their own. IQNet Certificates are the main evidence of this international recognition with confidence in certificate equivalence being founded on regular and rigorous peer evaluations across the Network
Achilles UDVB Registered Supplier
Achilles UVDB provides an open, fair & transparent means of supplier selection for potential tender opportunities. Achilles UVDB helps utility companies manage risk within their supply chain and comply with EU Procurement Legislation. Joining Achilles UVDB has enabled us to win new business, reduce overheads, increase credibility, gain competitive advantage.
British Water is the leading association representing suppliers, manufacturers, contractors, consultants and others in the UK water industry supply chain.
Their aim is to enhance and promote their members’ businesses, both at home and internationally, by providing a unique range of essential services to the Water Industry in a number of key business areas.
Carlow Concrete’s membership of British Water demonstrates the company’s integrity and commitment to the water industry.
House Builders Federation
Our House Builders Federation membership ensures the HBF represents our interests on a national and regional level, addressing technical issues (e.g. regulations and standards), planning issues, and health and safety, among other areas.
It also represents home building interests by attending meetings of the Strategic Forum for Construction
Our construction Line accreditation enables our Clients to fast track procurement procedures by demonstrating our compliance with key criteria such as insurances, Health & Safety, management team, organisational structure and quality.
Builder’s Profile Approved Sub-Contractor
Builder’s profile is the open-access common database service providing compliance and PQQ information to the construction industry.
National Irish Safety Organisation
NISO helps us to promote and improve health and safety at work, build our relationships with other health and safety stakeholders and contributes its expertise to better occupational health and safety in our organisation.