Derisk (UK) Ltd obtain UKAS Inspection Body accreditation for Asbestos Surveying

Derisk (UK) Ltd obtain UKAS Inspection Body accreditation for Asbestos Surveying

Construction Risk Management specialist, Derisk (UK) Ltd has been awarded United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditation for asbestos surveying against ISO 17020 – the competence standard for inspection bodies.

 Derisk (UK) Ltd– the experts in providing competent advice in all aspects of Health and Safety Risk Management, including Asbestos Risk Management and Principal Designer (CDM 2015) services, have now further strengthened their asbestos surveying delivery by formally being awarded UKAS accreditation.

Derisk (UK) Ltd are now accredited to provide asbestos surveying and inspection services for all types of buildings and premises from heavy industrial through to domestic, and can deliver the full spectrum of inspection services from re-inspection and management through to planning phase refurbishment and demolition.

Accreditation further enhances the wide range of asbestos management services offered by Derisk (UK) Ltd and means that clients can be fully assured of the highest level of competence and professionalism in the delivery of all projects.

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole national accreditation body recognised by the government to assess organisations that provide certification, testing, and inspection and calibration services, against internationally agreed standards. Accreditation by UKAS means that inspection bodies have been assessed against internationally recognised standards to demonstrate their competence, impartiality and performance capability.

Managing Director, Marc Smith said:

“Becoming recognised as a UKAS Accredited Asbestos Inspection Body provides our clients with the necessary reassurance and confidence that we can deliver surveys and inspections to the highest quality standards, this helps to ensure that their approach to asbestos management is accurate and compliant. This accreditation is also testament to the robust management systems we have in place against the ISO 17020 standard.”

He continued:

“Our combined skills, knowledge and technical understanding means the marketplace can make informed, trusted decisions by choosing a competent and proficient UKAS Accredited inspection body and adhering to industry regulations and standards.”

About Derisk UK Limited

Derisk UK Limited (Part of The DE Group) are experts in providing competent advice to clients in respect of Health and Safety Risk Management. We specialise in all aspects of Health and Safety including Asbestos Risk Management and Principal Designer services (CDM 2015), as well as providing comprehensive Governance development and support.

Fully understanding and correctly discharging your responsibilities is fundamental to the successful management of health and safety in any business. Derisk can manage your risk and compliance to improve your performance ensuring your business, projects, and workplaces are suitably protected.

Services Include:

Asbestos Risk Management

Health and Safety Management Planning

Asbestos Surveying

Fire Risk Management

CDM 2015 Principal Designer

020 7734 6655 or 01322 276760

UKAS Accredited Inspection Body (Type C) Number: 8883 – View Certificate Online

About DE Group

The DE Group is a leading specialist group of construction-specific companies; whom operate across a variety of sectors in the UK. The Group companies consist of Deconstruct UK, Derisk UK, Decontaminate UK, Deploy UK (Construction & Rail), Develop UK. The formation of the Group began in 2009.

Deconstruct UK Limited                      Specialist demolition, structural alteration and subterranean contractors

Decontaminate UK Limited                Asbestos and hazardous material remediation

Deploy UK Construction & Rail          Trades and labour resource

Derisk UK Limited                                 Construction Risk Management Consultancy

Develop UK Limited                             Specialist construction services



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