SMAS WorkSafe Assessment is a leading Accreditation Scheme that is proving ever more popular with main contractors who want to assure themselves of the health and safety compliance of their sub contract companies. Many companies are now insisting that their suppliers and sub-contractors be accredited before they contract with them.
To the inexperienced business, SMAS looks like a lengthy bureaucratic process, to us it is just a series of processes that do not faze us at all. The key is in giving the assessors what they want first time, with evidence to back up your claims, to avoid any rejections.
What is the SMAS WorkSafe Assessment Accreditation?
The SMAS WorkSafe Assessment Accreditation is a nationally recognised Health & Safety accreditation used to demonstrate a business’ Health & Safety Standards that will establish that your business is safe to work with.
The accreditation takes 3-5 days to complete, and you will have full contact your assessor throughout the process.
As part of the SMAS WorkSafe accreditation, the assessment will assess certain areas of Health and Safety (SSIP) to determine your level of understanding to meet the minimum health and safety standards.
What happens when I achieve the SMAS WorkSafe Assessment Accreditation?
You will be issued a certificate of completion valid for 12 months which will signify that you have met the relevant H&S standards. You will also be able to apply for other SSIP Accreditations under mutual recognition should you wish, this being achieved by completing a ‘Deem to Satisfy’ which we can help with if you so wish.
Health and Safety should be an integral part of your business and there are many different accreditation schemes which allow you to highlight your competence and best practices in health and safety, but how do I know which one to apply for?
What are the main benefits of the SMAS WorkSafe Assessment Accreditation?
There are a variety of benefits to obtaining the SMAS WorkSafe Assessment Accreditation including:
Who can apply for the SMAS WorkSafe Assessment Accreditation?
As each assessment is individual to the organisation, a variety of contractors can apply for the SMAS Worksafe Accreditation including electrical workers, bricklayers, groundwork service providers, asbestos removal and cleaning companies etc.
What does SMAS Preferred Supplier include?
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