Quality management ISO 9001:2008ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for quality management system. This accreditation provides guidance on how Avanti can continually improve the business’ quality management system. It also contains information on managing for sustained success.
Sustainability and Environmental standards ISO 14001:2004ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management system. It prescribes controls for those activities that have an effect on the environment. These include the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste and energy consumption.
Health and Safety Standards OHSAS 18001: 2007OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognised standard for occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management System. It provides a framework for Avanti to identify and control its health and safety risks, reduce the potential for accidents, comply with legislation and improve operational performance.
Construction Online Accredited ContractorConstructionline helps both buyers and suppliers achieve savings in cost and time spent filling in forms. The relationships that Constructionline maintain with other industry organisations, means that their details are available to users not only from the buyer organisations registered with Constructionline, but also to all users from organisations we have established working relationships with.
Registered Company with Environment AgencyThe Agency is the main regulator of discharges to air, water, and land – under the provisions of a series of Acts of Parliament. It does this through the issue of formal consents to discharge or, in the case of large, complex or potentially damaging industries by means of a permit.
British Institute of Facility MaintenanceThe British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the professional body for facilities management (FM) in the UK. Founded in 1993, the Institute represents and promotes the interest of members and the wider FM community.
SSIP – Safety Schemes In ProcurementSince its launch in 2009, SSIP activity has increasingly been able to cut pre-qualification costs and bureaucracy in the supply chain. With the ever-present prospect of government legislation to reduce wasteful and excessive pre-qualification, SSIP is concentrating on making cross-recognition of member schemes as effective as possible, and on highlighting the resulting savings to the supply chain.
CHAS – The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme
In 1997 a group of health and safety and procurement professionals from across Great Britain worked with the Association of London Government (ALG) to develop CHAS. In 2001 CHAS became a web-based system. These days we have more than 500 public and private sector buyer organisations, such as councils, housing associations, NHS trusts, including a growing number of large private companies who employ sub-contractors.