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What are the benefits of SSIP accreditation?

Posted by Len Simmons on May 28, 2018 10:15:00 AM

In this blog, we’ll tackle some of the most common questions regarding the SSIP accreditation, and the benefits of becoming accredited through Altius.

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Tags: SSIP

Is asbestos in your supply chain? The importance of risk profiling suppliers

Posted by Altius on Jan 14, 2015 5:58:21 PM

In light of the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) asbestos safety campaign, are robust protective measures built into your supply chain?

The HSE ‘Beware Asbestos’ campaign paints a bleak picture of the asbestos situation in the UK. Asbestos is the single biggest cause of work-related deaths in the UK and can still be found in many unlikely places such as ceiling tiles, boilers, lofts, and guttering. If disturbed and inhaled, asbestos can cause a number of diseases - the most fatal of which are mesothelioma and lung cancer. Diseases such as these claim the lives of 20 trades people each week.

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Tags: Statistics, Elite Vendors, Assessment Focus, Health and Safety, SSIP, News

CDM 2015 Consultation - What is Changing?

Posted by Altius on May 7, 2014 9:45:03 AM

There's a huge shake-up planned for CDM Regulations. How will this affect all those involved in construction work? What are the proposed changes?

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Tags: Health and Safety, SSIP, News

New SSIP Portal

Posted by Altius on Apr 18, 2011 2:58:15 PM

For contractors and designers working in construction, Altius’s membership of SSIP continues to deliver savings in time and money through mutual recognition, and the new Altius-built SSIP Portal makes checking companies’ status much easier.

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Tags: Health and Safety, SSIP

SSIP Portal launched

Posted by Altius on Mar 24, 2011 3:18:34 PM

From 5th April 2011, buyers needing to check whether a contractor has been assessed to CDM Stage 1 Core Criteria will be able to use the SSIP Portal to do so. Altius is proud to have developed the Portal for SSIP and to be hosting it, as we believe it is another step forward for the principles of reducing cost and duplication in vendor assessment.

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Tags: SSIP, News

SSIP: Good news for contractors in difficult times

Posted by Altius on Jan 12, 2011 10:12:25 AM

Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) is bringing significant savings in time and cost to many contractors, through mutual recognition between assessment organisations. Gary Plant, Managing Director of Altius, explains more in this article published in the latest Workplace Law Handbook.

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Tags: Health and Safety, SSIP, News

Altius assessors approved by IRCA/SSIP

Posted by Altius on Nov 24, 2010 9:22:42 AM

As of 23rd November 2010, all of Altius's Risk Management assessors (those who assess health and safety criteria) have successfully completed the IRCA certified SSIP Assessor Course and examination. This was a pilot course that will eventually be rolled out to all assessors working in SSIP scheme member organisations.

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Tags: SSIP, News

SSIP re-audit: Altius pass with flying colours

Posted by Altius on Sep 30, 2010 12:50:25 PM

On 24th September 2010 John Lacey re-visited Altius to audit our systems to confirm compliance to the standards set out by SSIP. Mr. Lacey found Altius to be fully compliant, finding no non-conformances.

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Tags: SSIP, News

Altius gains SSIP Accreditation

Posted by Altius on Oct 5, 2009 4:09:11 PM

On 21st September 2009, Altius were successfully audited on behalf of Safety Schemes In Procurement (SSIP). There were no non-conformances found and Altius are pleased to announce that they are now accredited by SSIP and have been invited to a seat on the SSIP Forum Management Group.

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Tags: SSIP, News

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