SSIP Accreditations

Obtaining an SSIP Accreditation (Safety Schemes In Procurement) can put you in front of the queue when tendering for business.  Gaining accreditation can assist you in bypassing lengthy Pre-Qualification Tendering paperwork as you have demonstrated that your business is run in a Safety conscious and professional manner.

Our SSIP Accreditation Service supports you in achieving the relevant accreditation (without the hassle) by providing relevant templates and submitting your company documentation on your behalf. Leaving you with time to focus on delivering your core services rather than office paperwork exercises. 

Some SSIP accreditations available; ConstructionLine, CHAS, SMAS and SafeContractor are equally popular.

The CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) Accreditation Scheme helps to simplify the contractor assessment and pre-qualification process. CHAS is one of the founding members of SSIP and will assist in providing you with a thorough understanding of your current health and safety procedures and practices. 

SafeContractor is well established within the construction industry, providing a benchmark health and safety standard against which Contractors Health and Safety Arrangements and Provisions are reviewed.

SMAS, or Safety Management Advisory Service, is a popular and well-recognised SSIP which demonstrates that a contractor has met the core criteria in their health and safety assessment.

Being ConstructionLine accredited means that your business has met the health and safety standards as set by of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

FAQs

What does SSIP stand for?

SSIP stands for the Safety Schemes in Procurement and is an umbrella organisation consisting of various members. 

What is the SSIP scheme?

The SSIP scheme facilitates the mutual recognition of the various health and safety standards, particularly those pertaining to the construction industry. 

Who are the main SSIP members?

The SSIP is made up of various members, with the most prominent being: 

CHAS

SafeContractor

SMAS

Avetta

Achilles

Acclaim

EurosafeUK

What is SSIP Accreditation?

An SSIP Accreditation (Safety Schemes In Procurement) assists you in bypassing lengthy Pre-Qualification Tendering paperwork, as in gaining the accreditation, you have demonstrated that your business is run in a Safety conscious and professional manner.

How do I become SSIP accredited?

In order to become SSIP accredited you need to provide a number of pieces of documentation that meet the body’s standards.  Using a servics such as our SSIP Accreditation Service supports you in achieving the relevant accreditation (without the hassle) by providing relevant templates and submitting your company documentation on your behalf. Leaving you with time to focus on delivering your core services rather than office paperwork exercises.

What are the benefits of SSIP accreditation?

Overall, SSIP accreditations makes tendering contracts easier, quicker and less costly. As a supplier, having the SSIP accreditation will be beneficial for your business as it will make your business more credible to potential clients. For buyers, they will need to request an SSIP accreditation (from their supplier) to ensure that they are legally compliant. 

What SSIP accreditation do I need?

Under SSIP, there are various accreditation schemes that you can complete which will demonstrate that you are compliant with certain health and safety practices. When it comes to deciding which accreditation your business requires, you will need to consider various factors such as your clients requirements and what tending opportunities you will pursue.