At Beaconrisk we understand the importance of having your business accredited - it helps showcase that your business is a safe, stable and ethical place to be.
Safe Contractor Accreditation we understand can be a daunting process, but rest assured here at Beaconrisk we have all the information you need to know about Safe Contractor Accreditation. We are here to help you along the way, so read on to learn more about the scheme and how important it can be for your business - and what we can do to help you become Safe Contractor Accredited.
What Is the Safe Contractor Accreditation?
Safe Contractor Accreditation is a recognised scheme which gives an organisation Health and Safety Accreditation - it is the leading Health and Safety Accreditation scheme here in the UK.
It checks that your business meets all the necessary requirements around Health and Safety, equal opportunities, diversity and environmental management practices, all within one scheme. Founded in 1999, the scheme ensures that all your clients can be confident about you and reduce the risk of their supply chain.
Safe Contractor is registered as an online assessment for Health and Safety compliance, it is used to demonstrate to prospective clients that you meet Health and Safety and corporate responsibility standards.
How Safe Contractor Can Benefit You and Your Clients
Safe Contractor will benefit you and your clients as it lets your clients know and gives reassurance that you are compliant with Health and Safety to a high level of standard and that you have all the correct legal Health and Safety procedures in place.
Safe Contractor is also likely to increase your prospects of winning new contracts with clients as it improves visibility to clients as over 370 major clients use the Safe Contractor database to identify and recruit.
It is recognised by Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) and service providers which reduces the need for completing multiple pre-qualification assessments, saving time, money and stress.
Tips to Get You Through the Accreditation Process
To let us help you through the accreditation process follow these simple tips. Firstly, select your work industry only and the roles and related activities that apply to your business and that is undertaken by direct employees. Make sure you also provide training to the matrix of employees.
Some questions can be answered and accepted for multiple questions and make sure all documents provided are in the same company name as the Safe Contractor account.
You also want to make sure that all your documents are in date and where relevant, less than 12 months old. Do not wait until your Accreditation is due to expire - documents can be uploaded to the portal throughout the year.
If you require expert help or support, do not hesitate to get in touch with us and we will be happy to help you with any query you may have.
Learn more about how accreditation can help your business with us today.
How Beaconrisk Can Support You With the Safe Contractor Accreditation
Beaconrisk has an expert team of consultants that will manage the process for you, enabling you to do what your business does best. We understand if you do not have the required documentation and evidence to support your application then it can be a daunting task, which is why we are there to help you every step of the way.
We will help you by assigning one of our dedicated Health and Safety Consultants to manage and submit the Safe Contractor application on your behalf, making the process easy and stress-free for you. We can provide you with template documents, advice and support.
Let our experts take care of everything, as the assigned consultant will identify the gaps in your paperwork and will provide you with compliant documentation and policies to support your application. This will ensure that you are found and remain compliant with the SafeContractor standards, ensuring that you qualify and can be accredited with ease.
If you have any queries regarding Safe Contractor, be sure to contact us today and find out how we can help you. Safe Contractor Accreditation can open more doors for your business and more contacts than you might release, so why not get accredited today and enjoy the benefits that it can bring to your industry and business?