cha logo CHAS Accredited Contractor

Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme – Contractors Health and Safety Assessment SchemeCHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is a non-commercial scheme available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers. CHAS are dedicated to completing health and safety pre-qualification assessments to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard.

BSIA Member

The hallmark of quality and professional security – The British Security Industry Association is the trade association for the professional security industry in the UK. BSIA members are responsible for more than 70% of UK security products and services (by turnover) including the manufacture, distribution and installation of electronic and physical security equipment and the provision of security guarding and consultancy services.

safe-contractor-logo Safe contractor

Safe contractor is an accreditation scheme that assesses the health & safety competency of contractors and service providers.Clients have a legal obligation to ensure that contractors operate in a safe way. There is therefore a need to assess contractors’ health & safety arrangements, and increasingly this is being carried out through SAFE contractor. Many large organisations now use SAFE contractor as their primary means of selecting contractors. SAFE contractor is effectively the client’s approved contractor list.

SIA Approved Contractor

Defence Security Solutions holds SIA approved contractor status for the provision of Door Supervision, Security Guarding. In 2006 the government through its regulatory body for the security industry launched the Approved Contractor Scheme. This accreditation was aimed at those security companies already operating to the highest standards. The object of the ACS was to maintain those standards and good practice, increase accountability and raise public perception of our industry to a level that had never been attained before.