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Alcumus SafeContractor Awarded IWM Health and Safety Accreditation

Industrial Washing Machines Ltd. (IWM) has been awarded health and safety accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor.

Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading accreditation scheme. It is achieved following assessment of health and safety documentation. In addition, it is compared to SafeContractor Charter Standards. Furthermore, it recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.

Accreditation Shows IWM Rigorous Health And Safety Standards

IWM ltd is proud to highlight its effective measures with regard to health and safety. It is more important now, than ever for any responsible company. SafeContractor accreditation will enhance the company’s ability to win new contracts. Additionally, its commitment to safety will be viewed positively by all parties. For instance, insurers, customers, suppliers and employees to name but a few.

Many of our customers recognise the scheme. They also insist on accreditation in order to deal with IWM and other companies. They accept the SafeContractor certificate as confirmation of competency in health and safety practice. Therefore, it is a necessity when it comes to supporting our customers particularly with regard to compliance.

A few examples of vetted documentation & procedures are:

  • Safety Policy Health & safety arrangements
  • Work equipment procedures
  • Health & safety training 
  • First Aid Provision 
  • Risk Assessments & COSHH Assessments
  • Accident Reporting
  • Fire Risk Assessments Electrical Safety Manual Handling Assessments

Over 470 major nationwide businesses, from several key sectors, have signed up to use the scheme when selecting contractors for services. Such as: building, cleaning, maintenance, refurbishment or electrical and mechanical work.


If you found this blog useful, why not take a look at a previous one: The Importance Of Preventative Maintenance In The Food Industry. Otherwise contact us today, if you would like to know more about IWM’s health and safety accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor.


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