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Encon's Accreditations

At Encon, we are very proud to be associated with the organisations and bodies that we align our business with.

Encon are members of several trade bodies and work closely with them to ensure that we fully comply with their standards and practices.

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ISO9001 & ISO14001

Our ISO UKAS accreditations are registered with the Peers Quality Assurance Limited and audited on an annual basis. PQAL strive to ensure the highest possible customer service and satisfaction, whilst also having complete compliance with the Accreditation Bodies.

 

Our ISO 9001 accreditation deals with the fundamentals of Quality Management Systems which enables us to implement, develop and improve our own business management systems. 

 

ISO 14001 sets out the framework for an environmental management system within our business, this gives assurance to our stakeholders that our environmental impacts are measured and consistently improved. Our impact on the environment is reduced with the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste, and energy consumption.

 

The Chartered Institute of Building

Encon are a Chartered Building Company. This scheme provides validation that our business is managed professionally and meets ethical codes, allowing Encon to be recognised as a trusted resource by clients.

CHAS

Meeting health and safety standards.

We are accredited members of the CHAS health and safety assessment scheme is a pre-approval scheme to allow contractors to show potential clients that they meet the required health and safety standards. CHAS are dedicated to completing health and safety pre-qualification assessments to a nationally recognised and accepted threshold standard.

Considerate Constructors

Encon carefully consider the communities around construction

Encon Construction Ltd registers our projects with the Considerate Constructors Scheme. The scheme is concerned about any area of construction activity that may have a direct or indirect impact on the image of the industry as a whole. The main areas of concern fall into three categories: the general public, the workforce and the environment. We have received performance beyond compliance and excellence awards for many of our sites, and continue to work at achieving this on all sites.

 

All our sites registered with the Scheme are monitored against an 5 point Code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage performance beyond statutory requirements. The Code consists of the following sections: Environment, Appearance, Safety, Workforce and Community.

Constructionline – GOLD

We are registered members of Constructionline.  Construction line is the UK’s largest pre-qualification certification scheme for construction-related contractors, consultants and material suppliers. Its aim is to provide efficiency savings to public and private sector procurers and the construction industry as a whole by streamlining procurement procedures. Encon has been a member since the Company’s inception.

SMAS Worksafe SSIP Accreditation Scheme – Principal Contractor

Encon is an accredited member of SMAS/SSIP and has been since the its inception. We welcome the work of SSIP to simplify prequalification, and to encourage straightforward mutual recognition between its Member Schemes. Encon actively supports the work of Safety Schemes in Procurement Forum (SSIP Forum), and the arrangements by which the Member Schemes of the Forum achieve mutual recognition of each other’s Health and Safety Assessments. Mutual recognition is possible because all the assessments meet the standards of the Construction (Design and Management) (CDM) Regulations 2015.

RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme)

Encon are proud to be part of the RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme). GB rail’s supplier assurance scheme RISQS is run by the industry, for the industry, under the stewardship of RSSB. RSSB’s Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme features a smarter, quicker, easier platform and enhanced audit services, providing the industry with supplier assurance fit for the future. RISQS remains central to the safe and cost-effective procurement of railway products and services, providing assurance for 90 plus buyers including Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL) to do business with confidence with over 4,000 suppliers.

Achilles TransQ Global Member

We are a member of Achilles TransQ Global, a supplier assurance and prequalification scheme that brings together Buyers and Suppliers from across the transport industry, to meet evolving assurance and corporate social responsibility needs.

Acclaim SSIP

Acclaim Accreditation specialises in the award of SSIP (Safety Scheme in Procurement) certification and is the go-to provider for over 3000 organisations. The scheme is backed and quality assured by Supplier Assessment Service Ltd. Our health and safety documents have been assessed giving our customers assurance of the systems we have in place at Encon.

Cardiff Commitment

Encon Construction have pledged support to Cardiff Commitment. We’re really excited to be working together and in partnership with Cardiff Commitment to support young people. The Cardiff Commitment are here to help you understand the sorts of jobs and industries that are growing in Cardiff and the surrounding area and to support you to explore which jobs might be right for you. They can offer experiences, opportunities and skills which can help you decide and discover who you are and who you want to be!

Natural Resources Wales

Encon Construction Ltd is registered as an upper tier waste carrier with Natural Resources Wales. We only use licenced carriers and remove to licenced waste sites for any non-re-usable materials. Most of our waste on our sites is reused or recycled wherever possible as part of our commitment to reduce waste to landfill.

National House Building Council

Encon are registered members of the National House Building Council, which states its primary purpose as raising the construction standards of new homes in the UK and provide consumer protection for homebuyers.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Encon responsible waste disposal ensure we care for and conserve our environment for everybody!

We are registered members of Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents who are the biggest charity organisation in the promotion of health & safety and accident prevention. Encon currently holds a SILVER AWARD from RoSPA for our company Health & Safety standards.

South Wales Construction Safety Group

Encon are registered members of this group. The South Wales Construction Safety Group has been actively involved with all aspects of Health and Safety within the Construction environment since its formation in 1972. The Group is a member of the National Health & Safety Groups Council and works actively with the HSE in working towards safer construction.

CECA

We are registered members of CECA (Wales) Ltd, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association, which is the representative body for companies who work day-to-day to deliver, upgrade, and maintain the country’s infrastructure and is committed to providing excellent service and to the highest standards. Our MD Phil Woodward was a Chairman of CECA Wales and now sits on the main board of CECA Wales.

Working Well Together Members

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.
WWT was set up as a joint industry/HSE initiative to help do this and this is reflected in our motto – ‘help from the industry for the industry’.
WWT provides relevant health and safety messages and information to the workforce directly through a number of ways, such as the WWT White Van Tours/Roadshows that visit building sites within a given area, allowing the workers to receive these messages and information without having leaving their site.

Glamorgan Construction Training Group Members

The Glamorgan Construction Training group is a collaborative employer-led group of businesses, committed to training staff at all levels from basic skills to management.

This is achieved by working in partnership with clients, professional bodies, contractors, Trade Federations, Trades Unions and FE and private training providers to develop flexible training and skills development, to ensure we have sufficiently skilled craftspeople to work in our industry now and in the future.

Constructing Excellence in Wales Membership

We are members of Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW). CEW is an independent, self-funding membership body campaigning to highlight the industry’s role in creating a built environment in Wales that’s fit for the future. CEW is the united voice of the Welsh built environment sector, representing each part of its supply chain. CEW work with all different elements of construction with both large and small organisations in the public and private sectors to help the industry to improve its performance to deliver better quality and value for money to its clients and end users.

Living Wage – Accredited Employer

We are an accredited living wage employer. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by nearly 6,000 UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair day’s pay for a hard day’s work. Encon are proud to ensure their employees earn a wage that meets the costs of living, not just the government minimum.

5% Club

We are members of the 5% club. The 5% Club is a movement of employers working to create a shared prosperity across the UK by campaigning for greater skills training, through ‘earn and learn’ job opportunities. Members aim to achieve 5% of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions within five years of joining the club, a target which we met in 2018.