Accreditation, Certification & Memberships


CQMS Safety-Scheme - UKAS-accredited Type C Inspection Body under ISO 17020:2012

ISO/IEC 17020:2012

CQMS became the first SSIP Registered Member to be Accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service [UKAS] against ISO/IEC 17020:2012 as a Type C Inspection Body in October 2021.  This accredication covers Inspection of documentation against compliance with Safety Schemes in Procurement [SSIP] Ltd membership requirements.

Accreditation determines the technical competence, reliability and integrity of our assessment process. It ensures the highest levels of impartiality, objectivity and competence through the continuous assessment process, delivered by highly competent assessors and technical experts


ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems

ISO 9001 is a part of a series of internationally recognised standards regarding Quality Management Systems. It’s purpose is to assist organisations to meet the requirements of their clients and stakeholders. By achieving ISO 9001 status, CQMS Ltd are showing commitment to their clients; to the quality of the service provided and conviction to working towards improving efficiency.

We hold ISO 19001 with a UKAS Accredited Certification Body, inspiring trust in our working practice and ensuring top management commitment.

Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials Certification gives our clients peace of mind that our defences will protect against the vast majority of common cyber attacks.  In addition, this certification: 
    • Reassures CQMS clients that we are working to secure our IT against cyber attack.
    • Gives a clear picture of CQMS’s cyber security level.
MEMBERSHIPS: Our memberships ensure we are always at the forefront of Health and Safety innovations and best practice

Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Ltd

CQMS Ltd have been a ‘Registered Member’ of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Ltd since April 2012.  SSIP’s mission is to actively reduce the health and safety assessment costs and bureaucracy in the supply chain, by ensuring cross-recognition between all member schemes. All SSIP member schemes are fully committed to the vision of driving unnecessary cost and confusion out of supplier health and safety assessment, and SSIP’s core philosophy is to enable effective cross-recognition between existing schemes.

Build UK Recognised Assessment Body

As a Build UK Recognised Assessment Body CQMS have demonstrated their capability to audit companies against the Common Assessment Standard.  The Common Assessment Standard comprises an industry-agreed question set based on existing PQ questionnaires, including PAS 91, and corresponding assessment standards.


Worldwide, there are around 340 million occupational accidents and 160 million victims of work-related illnesses annually. Within the UK alone £15 billion was the annual cost of work-related and new cases of ill health.  RoSPA Membership allows CQMS Ltd to become part of the  membership community.

WWT South East Midlands Group

Working Well Together (WWT) was set up in 1998 by the Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) which recognised the construction industry itself needed to do more to improve its health and safety performance – particularly among the smaller construction businesses.

British Safety Council Member

The British Safety Council is an international charity dedicated to health, safety and the environment . In collaboration with businesses, they strive to improve health, safety and environmental management in the workplace. As members, CQMS Ltd embrace and implement the ethos of protecting workers and reducing injury in the workplace.

CQMS’ services are finely tuned to meet the requirements of our customers, demonstrating our commitment to quality, and stakeholder satisfaction.


If you are just too busy managing your business, let us manage your H&S needs. Call us today on 01476 566 665 to discuss your requirements.