MHM has been awarded the prestigious SafeHire certification quality mark, which is operated by Hire Association Europe (HAE) for the hire and rental industry.
The SafeHire Private Standard was developed and written with the assistance of BSi - The British Standards Institution; HSE - Health and Safety Executive and CHAS - Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme with CHAS being fully committed to the principles of SSIP – Safety Schemes in Procurement.
BSi - are the business standard company that helps teams reduce risk and improve performance in the work place.
HSE - are an non-departmental public body within the UK that is the major body responsible for the regulation and enforcement of workplace health and safety.
CHAS - is the established industry leader for pre-qualifications for health and safety within the UK.
Achievement of the standard is dependent upon successful assessment and, unlike other quality standards, on-site verification of our members’ policies and management systems for:
Steps to achieving this process are:
Assessors are trained to review the documents on site and more importantly to test the impact / effectiveness of these including:
Audit results include scoring of each audit element with one of three options:
SafeHire Certification is valid for three years with interim annual on-site assessments carried out at selected operating branches and to ensure that any elements identified as Opportunities to Improve are implemented