Take the first steps to becoming an environmentally friendly business with the help and support of SMAS Worksafe’s Assist membership package.
If you take out our Worksafe PQQ accreditation but require more help with your businesses environmental procedures then Assist is the package for you.
Why choose Assist?
- Construction businesses are increasingly asked to demonstrate sustainable processes
- Many UK businesses do not have the time or expertise to do this themselves
- SMAS Worksafe can produce a practical environmental management system for a business to use, at a fraction of the price you would pay a consultant
- As an Assist customer, you will also receive check-ins from one of our environmental assessors and an annual health check to ensure your processes remain relevant.
Literally, everything we do has an impact on the environment.
From removing vegetation during groundworks, or purchasing a new vehicle, the choices we make have a wide range of impacts on the environment.
Environmental management is the framework and processes that a business can implement so that it can understand what it does that causes an impact on the environment and how it can reduce those effects.
Driving vehicles, extracting materials, removing waste products from site – all of these things have the potential to impact the environment in some way; whether that be as a consequence on air, water, atmosphere or wildlife. It is more important than ever that UK construction businesses understand what they can do to reduce or eliminate the negative impacts it might have.
Almost every business we speak to wants to do the right thing but just does not have the time or expertise to know how to change things. Here is where we can help…
We completely understand that implementing an environmental management system can be time-consuming and confusing. We also know that the perception of many Worksafe members is that it can also be very expensive.
That is where we are here to help.
Members who want to put in place a practical, easy to follow, environmental management system can now apply to take up our ASSIST package of support.
Once signed up, one of our expert environmental assessors will contact you for a brief interview and after that, they will go away to produce you a working management system that you can implement into your business right away. We will take into account the size of your business and the work you carry out to ensure that the outcome is that you are provided with a management system that is affordable to put into practice and which will give your clients (existing and prospective) confidence that you do the right thing and can meet the sustainable obligations in your contracts.
Speak to a member of our team about how you can benefit from Assist!
And start your environmental journey to becoming a sustainable UK business.