SSIP Health & Safety Assessment

The simplest, fastest and lowest priced means of achieving health and safety approval with an SSIP registered member scheme.

SSIP Registered Member

The simplest, fastest, and lowest priced means of achieving Health & Safety Approval with a SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement) Registered Member Scheme.

The assessment is a desktop exercise and undertaken electronically via our secure online portal by our qualified assessors. Documents and templates are available within our portal for use within your business.

PQS supports the ethos of the SSIP forum and is committed to reducing duplication. If you have a valid SSIP or ISO45001 certificate from a UKAS accredited certification body you can supply this instead via the deem to satisfy route.

The route to gaining SSIP Membership recognition by becoming PQS Health & Safety Approved has never been simpler.

Unique Points


  • Apply and pay online with multiple payment options
  • Upload files and evidence to satisfy requirements (no size restrictions)


  • Assessor assigned within 1 day
  • Retrieve and utilise files and evidence from previous assessments
  • Apply for standard or fast track assessment options
  • Receive your certificate immediately upon successful completion

Lowest Price

  • £40 plus VAT (via deem to satisfy route)
  • £95 plus VAT (1 to 4 personnel)
  • £135 plus VAT (5 and more personnel)

Simple Assessment Process

  • There is no pass or fail. The assessment will be returned with guidance on further information required.
  • The assessors will contact you by telephone where required to clarity queries arising.
  • Approval is for 12 months from the date passed *.
  • No timescale once registered to submit the assessment.
  • Other SSIP member schemes will recognise your PQS SSIP Health & Safety Approval
  • The questions are proportional to you’re the nature and scale of your business.
  • A 24 hour fast track assessment option exists.

Added Value Extras

  • Access to published guidance all in one place within the PQS portal
  • Access best practice documents and templates within the PQS portal
  • Immediate access to a certificate confirming Health & Safety Approval with an SSIP logo
  • Immediate access to logos for use on stationary, promotional literature and vehicles
  • Email reminders and notifications (e.g. insurance expiry)

Business Benefits

  • Lowest priced means of achieving H&S Approval with an SSIP member
  • Connect with a PQS Registered Buyer searching for competent Suppliers and  Contractors
  • Conform with customer requirements by demonstrating your health & safety organisational capability (competence)
  • Improve prospects of winning new work by satisfying health & safety requirements during  PQQs and Tenders
  • Enhance corporate reputation and share your credentials with interested parties (including insurers)
  • Save time and money by benefitting from mutual recognition if you already hold a valid SSIP certificate

Group or Multi-sites

We can offer SSIP health and safety registration to group companies or businesses with multi sites from as little as an additional £10 per location subject to our eligibility criteria. Email for a group/multisite quotation request.

Mutual Recognition (or Deem to Satisfy)

PQS supports the ethos of the SSIP forum and is committed to reducing DUPLICATION and providing an EFFECTIVE and EFFICIENT pre-qualification, accreditation, and supply chain management process.

Great to have resources available within the portal which I could adapt to suit our business. As a small specialist engineering company, this independent validation cements our continued efforts to work safely and considerately.

Stella Hawkins-Chan

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