Awards & Accreditations
Our aim is to consistently deliver excellent service and ensure that our clients recommend us to others.
We work to continuously improve our business, maintain our accreditations and achieve awards in recognition of our achievements and performance.
We are committed to the highest standards of manufacturing, service and environmental performance. We are proud to be accredited to a wide range of key certification systems and a member of the leading trade bodies.
Frame UK have achieved full certification for ISO 9001 (Quality) – By far the world’s most established quality framework, which sets the standard not only for quality management systems, but management systems in general. This integrates seamlessly with the company’s ISO 14001 (Environment) and OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety) certification through Integrated Management.
As stated in the company’s Quality Policy, implementation of an on-going management system review and evaluation, including formal internal audits and documented review by senior management ensures that the management system is complied with and that it continues to be suitable and effective, that management system improvement opportunities are identified and implemented and that all applicable legal requirements are complied with as part of this policy.
Frame UK have achieved full certification for ISO 14001 (Environment), an internationally accepted standard for effective Environmental Management System (EMS).
The company is committed to preventing pollution, to minimizing environmental impacts and to developing a culture of continued environmental improvement. As stated in the company’s Environmental Policy, through the implementation of a management system based on the requirements of BS EN ISO 14001:2004 Frame UK will develop specific environmental management procedures to ensure environmental issues are considered at the operational level. In so doing the company will seek to comply with all relevant environmental legislation and where practicable will strive to achieve standards of environmental performance which are better than the minimum legal requirement.
Frame UK have achieved full certification for OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety), the internationally recognised standard for occupational health and safety management systems, providing a framework to identify, control and reduce the risks associated with health and safety in the workplace.
As stated in the company’s Health & Safety Statement of Intent, as part of this process Frame UK will ensure so far as is reasonable practicable that control of all company activities is maintained at all times by competent people who are trained and informed, who will co-operate with everyone they encounter in their business activities and will maintain effective communication through all levels of the company as required.
Timber Frame Association
The TFA is a leading timber organisation, which represents a wide membership of businesses and people involved with timber frame construction, from across the UK.
TRADA – Professional Member
Frame UK is a certified Professional Member of TRADA (the Timber Research and Development Association) – an internationally recognised centre of excellence serving the timber and woodworking industries, their suppliers and customers.
Safecontractor – Health and Safety Assessment Scheme Accreditation
Frame UK is accredited to safecontractor – a leading health and safety pre-qualification assessment scheme, dedicated to promoting higher standards of competence and compliance through the provision of relevant industry specific and tailored health and safety assessments for all professions and sectors.
CHAS – The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme Accreditation
Frame UK is accredited to CHAS – The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme. CHAS assesses applicants Health and safety policy statement, their organisation for health and safety and their specific health and safety arrangements to a standard acceptable to CHAS buyers and to others.
PEFC – The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)
Frame UK is PEFC certified. The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification. PEFC UK was established in 2000 and is the member of PEFC International. PEFC International is an umbrella organisation that endorses national forest certification systems developed through multi-stakeholder processes and tailored to local priorities and conditions.
PEFC works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social and ethical standards. Thanks to its eco-label, customers and consumers are able to identify products from sustainably managed forests.
FSC – Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified
Frame UK are certified under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certification.
The Forest Stewardship Council is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests.
FSC runs a global forest certification system with two key components: Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. This system allows consumers to identify, purchase and use timber and forest products produced from well-managed forests.
FSC’s “tick tree” logo is used on product labels to indicate whether products are certified under the FSC system. When you see the FSC logo on a label you can buy timber and other wood products, such as paper, with the confidence that you are not contributing to the destruction of the world’s forests.
SMAS – Worksafe Contractor – Certified Membership – as recognised by Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP)
Frame UK are a certified Worksafe Contractor under the SMAS (Safety Management Advisory Services) Worksafe Scheme.
SMAS Ltd is a Registered Member of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) Forum – Frame UK’s SMAS Worksafe certificate is recognised by many other SSIP member schemes.
Clients can be assured that contractors and consultants who have been assessed and accredited by an SSIP member scheme have achieved the initial threshold of competence to provide specific services.
CSBT – Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust
Frame UK have signed up to the Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust Charter 2020. CSBT Charterers have the common aim of making all areas of construction sustainable, by seeking the best environmentally sustainable option and sharing best practice and knowledge.