Health & Safety Questions for January

Welcome to our Health & Safety Questions for January

Please find below the questions we wanted to share with you this month:

What does CHAS stand for?

Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme

How to become CHAS accredited?

Full details on how to apply for CHAS can be found on the CHAS website. We are a 3rd party consultant who can help you to ensure you have the correct documentation to submit and use within your business.

How much does CHAS cost?

There are a number of costs depending on the number of employees you have, please see CHAS website for more details.

How long does it take to get CHAS accreditation?

CHAS take 5 – 10 working days to complete the assessment of documentation that you submit. Preparing the documentation can depend on a number of factors.

Mandatory requirements for CHAS more than 5 employees?

If you have more than 5 employees as well as the other documentation you will need to have a Health & Safety policy as well as competent safety advice on a monthly basis.