Professional Accreditations

These professional accreditations demonstrate that Ryearch has robust systems in place to effectively manage our Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental responsibilities as both Principal Contractor and Contractor.

UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) Accreditations – Ryearch holds two ISO accreditations awarded by BSI, a UKAS registered accreditor.  UKAS is the national accreditation body for the UK, and is recognised by the government to assess against internationally agreed standards:

Quality Management System – BS EN ISO 9001:2015
Scope: Civil engineering and building works
Registration number: FS 585526
Dates held: 23/09/1998 – ongoing

Environmental Management System – BS EN ISO 14001:2015
Scope: Civil engineering and building works
Registration number: EMS 585528
Dates held: 18/02/2011 – ongoing

H&S Management System – BS EN ISO 45001:2015
Ryearch’s Occupational H&S system is compiled to align with the requirements of this standard.

SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement) Accreditations Ryearch holds three accreditations with H&S assessment schemes which are registered members of SSIP, and thus operate a data gathering process which conforms to PAS 91 (the Construction Industry Standard set by the government).

Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)
Scope: Compliance with the CHAS standards in line with SSIP Core Criteria and UK H&S Legislation and has been awarded accreditation to the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015
Registration number: EMS 585528
Dates held: 30/01/2006 – ongoing

ACDC – Gold Level
Scope: Health & Safety
Registration number: 1969372
Dates held: 27/06/2018 – ongoing

SafeContractor (now merged with Exor)

Scope: Work Categories – General Building Maintenance; Groundworks; Highway Engineering; Historic & Listed Building Refurbishment; Interior Refurbishment Services and Principal Contractor

Scope: Industry Roles – Construction Contractor, Principal Contractor

Registration number: XY4507
Dates held: 31/01/20 – ongoing

SafeContractor – Safe PQQ Verified
Scope: Aligned to the PAS91 question set for: Finance; Environment; Quality; Management; Equality; Modern Slavery; Anti-bribery; GDPR; Right to Work; References and Building Information

Registration number: XY4507
Dates held: 31/01/20 – ongoing

The following three accreditations are awarded by assessors who are supporter members of SSIP and thus share the aims, objectives and ethos of promoting, improving or enhancing H&S competence in procurement:

Scope: Met pre-qualification requirements appropriate to public and private sector procurement.
Registration number: 58474
Dates held: 01/01/2007 – ongoing

Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)
Registration number: 104
Dates held: 01/01/2014 – ongoing

Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS)
Scope: Many construction sites are registered with CCS, who appoint qualified Monitors to undertake detailed site audits.
Dates held: First site registered in 2004 – ongoing

Other Accreditations & Memberships – these further kite marks further demonstrate Ryearch’s competence and professionalism in the construction sector:

The Building Safety Group (BSG)
Scope: H&S construction site audits
Dates held: 01/03/2012 – ongoing

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Warranty
Scope: Developer & Builder
Registration number: REG000207839
Dates held: 18/11/2014 – ongoing

Prompt Payment Code (PPC)
Scope: Approved signatory
Dates held: 02/05/2018 – ongoing

Legal Memberships – Ryearch is registered with the following government bodies to meet our legal operating requirements:

Registered Waste Carrier Licence
Scope: Upper Tier – Carrier Dealer
Registration: CB/QP3891UD
Certification body: Environment Agency
Dates held: 29/05/2013 – ongoing

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
Scope: Registered under the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998
Registration: ZA099898
Dates held: 11/02/2015 – ongoing

Certificates for Ryearch’s accreditations and licences can be downloaded from most of the awarding accreditors. Certificates can also be seen at Ryearch’s head office in Plympton, Plymouth and digital copies can be supplied on request.