Powersave Direct are delighted to report that we have achieved SMAS accreditation.
SMAS Worksafe scheme is recognised by all members of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Forum who offer two way mutual recognition. This accreditation reaffirms that Powersave Direct adopt the correct standard of Health & Safety to provide our consultancy services on construction projects. Read more about us here.
What is SMAS Worksafe?
SMAS accreditation is a process that ensures your company meets a wide range of health and safety qualifications and criteria. SMAS Worksafe is an assessment process that measures a company’s health and safety policies, training, and welfare provision against SSIP ‘core criteria’ . Companies can apply for SMAS Worksafe to demonstrate their high level of competence in health and safety to clients get on preferred supplier lists for tenders, and save time and money by benefiting from SSIP mutual recognition. The application process is simple and straightforward, with a flat-rate pricing structure .
To achieve SMAS accreditation, businesses must undergo a rigorous assessment process. This is to ensure they have suitable health and safety policies and procedures in place. The assessment process covers areas such as risk assessments, safe systems of work, welfare arrangements, training, and competence . It is also required for new members’ assessments to include the SafePQQ and PAS91 . The benefits of achieving SMAS accreditation include the ability to demonstrate a high level of competence in health and safety to clients, reduce the risk of accidents and incidents on-site, and improve the company’s reputation .
In conclusion, SMAS accreditation is a vital part of ensuring your company meets the required health and safety standards. With SMAS Worksafe, businesses can demonstrate their competence in health and safety to clients. They can also get on preferred supplier lists for tenders. This saves time and money by benefiting from SSIP mutual recognition. By undergoing the assessment process, businesses can also reduce the risk of accidents and incidents on-site, and improve their reputation.