Ask us about our Accreditations and Memberships

We have worked hard to ensure our asbestos services are fully accredited. Find out more about our asbestos accreditations below, along with some of our local memberships.

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SMAS Worksafe

We are pleased to have gained a SMAS Worksafe certificate. This means that we have met the SSIP core criteria recognised by the HSE and other SSIP accreditation schemes.

Meeting the SSIP Core Criteria demonstrates that we are serious about H&S and have (and use) an effective H&S Management System to ensure that any work they are engaged in is, so far as reasonably practical, carried out without risk to health and safety. 

UKAS Type C Inspection Body Accreditation to ISO17020 – Reference 0370

Acorn Analytical Services Limited gained UKAS Accreditation as a Type C Inspection Body since 2004. All of our UKAS accredited services are provided from Birstall and Northampton.

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UKAS Testing Laboratory to ISO17025 – Reference 2418

Acorn Analytical Services Limited gained UKAS Accreditation as a Testing Laboratory since 2001. All of our UKAS accredited services are provided from Birstall and Northampton.

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ISO 9001 Certified

Our management system has been certified by Alcumus ISOQAR and is compliant with the requirements of ISO 9001.

ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Organizations use the standard to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

ISO 14001 Certified

Our management system has been certified by Alcumus ISOQAR and is compliant with the requirements of ISO 14001.

ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS).

ISO 45001 Certified

Our management system has been certified by Alcumus ISOQAR and is compliant with the requirements of ISO 45001.

ISO 45001 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health
and safety (OH&S) management system, with guidance for its use, to enable an organization to
proactively improve its OH&S performance in preventing injury and ill-health.

Construction Health And Safety Scheme (CHAS)

Acorn Analytical Services Limited has been a member of CHAS since November 2007. CHAS is a founding member of the SSiP (Safety Schemes in Procurement) forum. 

SSiP promotes a minimum standard of health and safety assessment. This standard – the Core Criteria – was adopted by SSiP when the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force. 

Constructionline – Membership Number 92761

Acorn Analytical Services Limited has been a member of Constructionline since October 2010. Gold member status demonstrates to buyers our organisation has been subjected to increased scrutiny around governance and risk management.

UKATA approved training provider

UKATA Approved Training Provider demonstrates our commitment to delivering the highest standards of asbestos training. Professional Membership also provides an opportunity to mark a presence in the asbestos industry showing commitment and support to continued improvements in asbestos training. 

SafeContractor Approved

 SafeContractor is a third party accreditation scheme that assesses the health and safety arrangements, policies and qualifications of contractors. Many major clients recognise the scheme and accept the SafeContractor certificate as confirmation of competency in health and safety practice.

Under the SafeContractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for safe practice.

Federation of Small Businesses

Acorn Analytical Services Limited are full members of the Federation of Small Businesses.

Asbestos Testing & Consulting (ATaC) – Membership Number 4366

Acorn Analytical Services Limited is a member of the Asbestos Testing and Consultancy Association (ATaC).

Andrew Jackson, The Managing Director of Acorn Analytical Services Limited, is the current Chairman of association and also sits on the governing council of the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA).

Construction Skills Certification Scheme

All technical personnel at Acorn Analytical Services Limited hold the suitable and sufficient CSCS qualification.