September Health & Safety Questions

Welcome to the September edition of ask Seguro

Please find below the five questions we thought were worth sharing from this months queries that have come into our office here at Seguro.

Should i apply for CHAS or Safe Contractor?

Which accreditation is very much a business decision and tends to be dictated by the client you are working for. They are both part of the SSIP umbrella group so you can deem to satisfy for the other one should you need it.

Im a sole trader why do i need CHAS?

CHAS is an assessment of your companies Health & Safety so the number of employees is not applicable, even as a sole trader you still need to be able to demonstrate that you know how to carry out your work activities safely.

I cant download your free toolbox talks.

We offer a free Toolbox talk pack which you can download by clicking here, as long as you follow the instructions you will be sent an email with the link to download.

How long does it take for CHAS to do my assessment?

CHAS can take up to two weeks to assess the documentation that you submit. You will receive all communication through the new portal.