CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) is a founder member of the SSIP (Safety Systems in Procurement) Forum and is trusted by industry buyers to show that an individual or company is health and safety conscious. SSIP membership includes CHAS, SMAS, Altius, SafeContractor, Acclaim, Avetta and BESA. There are 900 public and private sector organisations and 70,000 contractors registered on the database.


  • Recognised membership as one of the highest standards of safety
  • Can create more work opportunities due to the thousands that use the different SSIP databases
  • Enables you to work with local authorities, e.g. schools, universities and hospitals, as these clients require the health and safety conscious
  • Provides you with advertising benefits, such as use of the recognised logo


  • We’ll take the weight off your shoulders so you can get on with your day job
  • We’ll turn your Application round in 5 working days
  • We’ll quote a fixed fee for our services at a fair price
  • We’ll pay your scheme fees at no extra cost to speed things up
  • We’ll complete all your Application Forms
  • We’ll prepare compliant documents relevant to your work to support your Application
  • You’ll have a dedicated advisor as your point of contact and advice whenever you need it