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SIA – approved contractor
The Private Security Industry Act 2001 requires the SIA to establish a “system of inspection for providers of security services, under which those organisations who satisfactorily meet the agreed standards may be registered as approved, and may advertise themselves as such.The objective of the SIA’s Approved Contractor scheme is to raise performance standards and to assist the private security industry in developing new opportunities. The scheme is voluntary and was developed in consultation with representatives from across the industry
ISOQAR ISO 9001 UKAS Accredited Certification
Pride GB Security Services Limited has an ISO9001:2008 standard quality management system in place. This is certified by ISOQAR who are a UKAS accredited certification body.
We are certified for BS 7499 Static Guarding and Mobile Patrol Services, BS 8517 Security dogs for the use of general purpose security dogs, BS 7858 Security screening of individuals employed in a security environment, BS 7984 Key holding and response services.
British Security Industry Association (BSIA)
The British Security Industry Association is the trade association for the private security industry in the UK. The core values of the BSIA are; Dedication, High Standards, Innovation, Integrity and Belief
By being members of the BSIA, Pride GB is part of a unique group of high quality and professional companies. One of our top priorities is the maintenance of high standards within the industry.
The National Association of Security Dog Users (NASDU) are an organisation recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and The Police across the U.K. Our aims are to comply and adhere to BS 8517-1:2009 ISO 9001 Certified Security dogs (Code of practice for the use of general purpose security dogs).
Pride GB hold an associate company membership status with NASDU and we embed the aims and objectives set out by NASDU into our services to consistently provide the highest quality.
Our handlers and their dogs regularly attend continuation training sessions at the South Staffs Dog training school, run by an ex-police dog trainer/handler and founder member of NASDU itself, Mr Michael Mason. Dogs are trained to the NASDU level 2, which allows them to carry out general purpose security dog duties.
Established in 1998, ConstructionLine is the UK’s largest and only Government owned database of pre-qualified contractors, consultants and material suppliers. In terms of efficiency and best practice, ConstructionLine is proven to deliver for both public and private sector buyers and their supply chains.
We are accredited by Constructionline. Being a pre-qualified contractor we have been through a rigorous process to have our detail added to an up-to date database to provide our services to the construction industry and key decision makers.
Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS)
CHAS is an essential accreditation if you are looking for an Approved Contractor who recognises and upholds high health and safety and welfare standards.
We hold an accreditation of competence to CHAS. This is the fastest growing health and safety scheme in the UK. With this accreditation we are able to recognise and understand health and safety and welfare issues and have the knowhow to address them effectively with minimal costs in time and money. This accreditation allows us to set up and maintain high standards on construction projects of any size.
SAFEcontractor is a health and safety accreditation scheme in the UK. Their standards cover core elements including health and safety policies, risk assessment and first aid, but also include specific requirements relating to the Security Industry.
Pride GB are approved by SAFEcontractor. With this accreditation we are able to ensure that everyone working on the premises is operating in a safe way. We are also able to demonstrate our commitment to health and safety.