The asbestos removal sector is regulated and monitored by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and other specialist organisations. Our staff are highly trained, with continuing professional development to ensure they remain up to date with any changes to industry best practice.
- ACAD Quality Assurance
ACAD (Asbestos Control and Abatement Division) was founded in 1994 by the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) to meet a need for a trade association to improve the asbestos industry. Westland Environmental holds the award for 100% onsite audit compliance. This award ensures that asbestos removal contractors are working to, and maintain, the highest standards in the asbestos removal industry.
- SSIP Accreditation
SSIP (Safety Schemes In Procurement) was launched with support from the HSE in 2009 as an overarching body to manage the many safety and competence schemes present in the marketplace. SSIP is an industry recognised pre-qualification system and gives peace of mind to our clients that we are committed to adhering to the highest health and safety standards. Westland Environmental holds an SSIP accreditation with SafeContractor in addition to Constructionline certification.
- Health & Safety Policy
Our comprehensive Health & Safety Policy and Code of Practise is available to our clients on request. If you have any queries regarding any of our accreditations or certifications, please contact our Health & Safety Officer, Wendy Rawles.
UKATA sets standards in asbestos training and ensures that its members meet those standards. Legislation is continually monitored and the Rules of Membership reviewed frequently in order to maintain the recognised UKATA standard of excellence.
It is legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training. Furthermore, if they intentionally work on asbestos they must have had appropriate training specific to the tasks they will undertake.
- Reset Certification Scheme
Reset improves and simplifies health and safety procedures for estates and facilities managers, health and safety professionals, building managers, principal and sub-contractors.
Drawing on contracting, training and safety expertise, Reset offers a range of safety-enhancing, time and cost-saving products and tools for any organisation that needs to bring third-party contractors onto their site.
Reset Certification Scheme is a competence-verification scheme that saves time and resources in the process of admitting third-party contractors onto any site, ensuring compliance with HSE and CDM obligations.
- Construction Line Gold (level 3) membership
Constructionline is the UK’s largest register of contractors, consultants and material suppliers for the construction industry.
Supplier details in the PAS 91 Mandatory (C1-C4) sections are verified, using real-time dynamic data.