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Our Accreditations & Trade Association / Professional Body Memberships

The following accreditations and associations are hard won and maintained. They demonstrate our commitment to providing the safest standards of work that meet current worldwide regulations.

Safe Contractor Approved
  • Health & Safety
  • First Aid
  • Asbestos

Safe Contractor Approved

A Safe Contractor Charter sets down the benchmark standards against which all contractors are assessed. As there is a wide variation in contractors the Safe Contractor auditors use their experience to audit on a per case basis to a specific level of required evidence which would demonstrate benchmark compliance.
The standards cover health and safety policies, risk assessment and first aid. Asbestos policies are also covered if neccessary.

Auditors are health and safety professionals who have obtained technical qualifications and industry memberships. Such as Masters Degrees in Safety through to NEBOSH General Certificate (the minimum technical requirement) leading to Technical Member status with IOSH.
The overall performance and operation of the auditors is governed by the Santia Accreditation Assessment Guidance Note (SAAGN).
These qualifications are further backed up with practical experience gained from a wide range of industry sectors that include: engineering, construction, maintenance, and consultancy. Continuous individual quality monitoring and performance management programmes ensure quality and consistency with every audit.


Members of the Door & Hardware Federation
  • Health & Safety
  • Product compliance (CE)
  • Production control
  • Financials stable & verified

Door & Hardware Federation

Established in 1897, the Door & Hardware Federation represents all the key manufacturers and installers of industrial, commercial, pedestrian and garage doors and powered gates. The DHF actively helps its members comply with the latest CE marking legislation and other health & safety and compliance legislation.

It is vital that specifiers choose a CE marked product from a DHF member. The CE mark is evidence of product safety compliance under health and safety legislation, and so it helps protect the specifier from litigation in the event of an accident occurring post installation.

To become a member of the DHF:
You must meet the DHF Quality Assured Standards
You must demonstrate your technical competence
Manufacturers must have an acceptable factory production control in place
Your business must be financially stable and you must pass a credit check


Automatic Door Installation Association

The Automatic Door Installation Association aim to ensure their members conform to the highest standards of safety and quality. They ensure members are correctly qualified and trained.

Members of the ADIA include: automatic door Installers, suppliers and maintenace of automatic door products and facilities management companies who are required to understand the BS EN16005 and fault finding within automatic doors.

ADIA aims:
To conform to the highest standards of safety and quality
To be the representative umbrella body for installation of door technology, products and systems
To promote the highest levels of quality and professionalism within the automatic door industry


The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme

Established in 1997, CHAS assesses applicants on:
Health and safety policy statement;
Their organisation for health and safety;
Their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to our buyers and to others.


Constructionline

Constructionline is a procurement and supply chain management service that assesses and monitors its members through a question set that is aligned to PAS 91, the standardised questionnaire developed by the BSI (British Standards Institute). From 2016, all public sector buyers will mandate the use of PAS 91.


QAS ISO 9001

Established for over 20 years QAS International Ltd. focus on the internationally recognised ISO standards and provides certification for companies which have demonstrated that their operating practices meet the requirements.
ISO 9001 is the world's most established quality framework, used by over 1 million organisations in 178 countries, applicable across all industry sectors. Meeting the ISO standard quality, improves the products and service for the customer.


Automatic Door Suppliers Association

Established in 1985 ADSA ensures that its members offer superior levels of safety for pedestrian automatic door systems with the BS EN 16005 – 2012 code of practice (which replaced BS 7036: 1988). This is a European wide set of standards where by a written test is taken by anyone who undertakes operations covered by The British Standard.


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