by Michael Dauscha, November 2021

What are the benefits of an Integrated Management Systems – ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001:

What is an integrated management system (ISO)?

Our Integrated Management System merges our ISO management processes into one convenient system, reducing hassle, cutting waste and refining compliance. Ultimately it means that A R Richards are adhering to the highest levels of Health & Safety across all sites. ISO support A R Richards with a helping hand in achieving best practice for quality, environmental impact, occupational health and safety, and many more. Being ISO accredited means that when you book a skip with us you know it is a trustworthy and proven company.

A R Richards became ISO accredited in 2021.

The benefits of our integrated management system (ISO)

High Performance

We feel that ISO gives as improved management processes. With streamlined procedures and continual improvement, we benefit from quality, improved health and safety and increased productivity

Streamlined Management

Aligned objectives and processes allow for streamlined efficiency. Our customers benefit from this as they find a quicker, faster response and clearer communication channels.

Cost – Effective Solutions

Shared tasks and processes mean the cost of implementing and maintaining our system has a positive effect on our cost savings. These savings in turn are felt by our customers, ensuring we keep any price increases to a minimum. Allowing us to purchase new vehicles for the fleet and investing in staff training.

What are the benefits CHAS Accreditation?

CHAS helps clients (buyers) and contractors (suppliers) ensure compliance across the different areas of risk management, and mitigate risks across the supply chain. CHAS accreditation schemes help businesses achieve compliance, mitigate supply chain risks and support efficient supply chain management.

With the new Common Assessment Standard, we can review all aspects of your risk management policies in a single annual audit.  And as one of the founders of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP),  CHAS is committed to setting health and safety benchmarks that drive industries forward and make the world of work a safer place. This aligns with A R Richards continued drive to set industry standards in H & S.