Living Wage Accreditation

Scottish Living Wage Accredited

The Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the basic cost of living using the ‘Minimum Income Standard’ for the UK. Decisions about what to include in this standard are set by the public; it is a social consensus about what people need to make ends meet.

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Cyber Essentials Accredited

The Cyber Essentials scheme identifies some fundamental technical security controls that an organisation needs to have in place within their IT systems in order to have confidence that they are addressing cyber security effectively and mitigating the risk from Internet-based threats.


ABS Recognised Specialist

Positioned in 200 offices in 70 countries around the world, the ABS network of surveyors, engineers, technical specialists and support staff are committed to helping their members and clients achieve success.

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ISO 50001: International Standard for Energy Management System

ISO 50001 is the International Standard for Energy Management providing the most robust framework for optimising energy efficiency in public and
private sector organisations.

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ISO 9001: International Standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS)

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for the quality management of businesses. ISO 9001 certification applies to the processes that create and control the products and services an organisation supplies and prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are met.

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International Standard for Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001 specifies the actual requirements for an environmental management system. It applies to those environmental aspects which the organisation has control and over which it can be expected to have an influence.

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OHSAS 18001:2007
International Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard

OHSAS 18001 provides a framework to the effective management of OH&S including compliance with the legislation that applies to your activities and identified hazards.


Achilles Utilities Vendors Data Base (UVDB)
Supplier No: 82039

Achilles offers the UK Utilities Sector two key services – the Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB) and Verify. Established in 1996, UVDB is now recognised as the standard for supplier pre-qualification within the Utilities


This registration and pre-qualification system is now used by all major UK Utilities to source suppliers and contractors.

Achilles Verify

Launched in 2001, Verify is an extension to UVDB and is used to further qualify suppliers through an assessment of their Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) capabilities. Overall, UVDB and Verify are used by over 80 organisations including Utilities, principal contractors and other purchasing entities.


First Point Assessment (FPAL)
Supplier No: 10040901

FPAL works to identify, qualify, evaluate, and monitor suppliers on behalf of its purchasing members. We build and support buyer-supplier communities in the oil & gas industry, creating an effective Supply Chain network. Our services for professional procurement help create opportunities for business and reduce risk in the supply chain.

sellicha accreditation

Supplier No: 114516

Sellihca is a supplier register and pre-qualification system used by the Nordic utilities to manage supplier information and risk within the supply chain as well as to procure efficiently in accordance with EU regulations. With over 4000 qualified suppliers delivering a wide selection of product and services, Sellihca provides a fair, open and transparent means of selecting suppliers. This facilitates and simplifies the tender process, offering new business opportunities for both buyers and suppliers.

The Sellihca community was launched in 1998 and is developed continuously together with the Nordic utilities to cover the majority of their supplier management needs.


Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is a non-commercial scheme available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

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Registration No: M40601102

RoSPA promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education. We are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for more than 90 years.

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UK Spill Contractors Accreditation Scheme
Modules 1 - 7

With the support of the Regulators – UK Spill Accredited Contractors are the first choice when the agencies look for a Contractor to deal with an oil spill. This website provides potential users with easy access to a qualified Contractor, and this information is distributed within the Regulators intranets, as well as being promoted widely to consumers, commerce and industry.

ISAA Accreditation

International Spill Accreditation Association (ISAA)
Level 3

ISAA is the world authority for accreditation of spill response organizations (SROs) and is dedicated to the raising of worldwide standards in spill response. As a not-for-profit NGO, ISAA sets international standards for spill response in all areas including inland and marine spills.

In order to gain and maintain accredited status SROs are regularly audited by independent experts. Accreditation may be awarded at one of three levels in spill response disciplines that include marine, shoreline, freshwater, on-land, groundwater, and road/rail tanker spills.

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Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute is an independent, international body promoting the standing of the maritime profession afloat and ashore. The Institute seeks to represent the professional views of its members to and within the international, national and local bodies considering the safety and efficiency of shipping operations.

City & Guilds Accreditation

City & Guilds

A global leader in skills education, City & Guilds Group helps people get into a job, progress in their career, and move onto the next challenge. Founded in 1878, City & Guilds is a charity that remain committed to our purpose, and reinvest our surplus into education and student support programmes.

Maritime & Coastguard Institute

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency implements the government's maritime safety policy in the UK and works to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea.



OPITO is unique as it is an industry owned organisation built on a self sustaining, solid business plan. The company is a not for profit organisation and reinvests any additional funds to further meet skills shortages and potential further demands. It guarantees employer leadership and future investment.


UK Harbour Masters' Association

Membership consists of harbour masters from ports large and small, both publicly and privately owned and represents a unique source of up-to-date, hands-on experience in a range of port and maritime operations.

Widely acknowledged as a competent partner in the shipping and port industry throughout the UK, the UKHMA’s wealth of experience is sought after and highly appreciated in many inter-industry forums, working groups and consultations, including those initiated by the MCA, DfT, MAIB, Scottish governmental bodies, etc.

IMCA Membership

International Marine Contractors Association

Briggs Marine is a member of IMCA, a respected voice around the world promoting good practice, particularly in the areas of health, safety and environment, quality and efficiency, as well as providing technical guidance in the marine industry.


Association of Diving Contractors UK

The Association of Diving Contractors (ADC) was set up as a separate organisation in January 1995 to represent those diving contractors who work inland and inshore in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Prior to that date the organisation had existed as the inland / inshore section of the Association of Offshore Diving Contractors (AODC).

ADC liaises on behalf of its members with the Health and Safety Executive and other organisations who recognise ADC as speaking on behalf of the majority of companies involved in this industry.


Health & Safety Executive

Briggs Marine is a certified HSE contractor. HSE is the national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.

HSE is an independent regulator and acts in the public interest to reduce work-related death and serious injury across Great Britain’s workplaces.

UK Oil and Gas Industry Association Limited

The UK Oil & Gas Industry Association Limited

Briggs Marine are full members of The UK Oil & Gas Industry Association Limited - 'The voice of the offshore industry'