Atkin and Son Accreditations

Atkin & Son window cleaning contractors have a strong commitment to employee welfare which goes well beyond our minimum legal requirements. This means we ensure maximum possible safety for the work force, the community and the environment at large.

Being serious about health and safety means being serious about training and comprehensive, on-going training is part of our everyday culture. Below is a list of accreditations demonstrating our commitment to safe window cleaning practices.

  • Federation of Window Cleaners

    The Federation was established in 1947 as an independent, non-profit making organisation to support the needs of window cleaners in the UK. Our purpose is to maintain and improve the window cleaning industry.

  • ISO 9001 Certification

    ISO 9001:2015 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the family that can be certified to (although this is not a requirement). It can be used by any organization, large or small.

  • City & Guilds

    We develop vocational qualifications across a variety of sectors that meet the needs of today’s workplace, and help individuals develop their talents and abilities for future career progression.

  • CHAS

    CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK with 570 buyer members and over 50,000 suppliers on its database. Lists suitably competent suppliers.

  • IPAF

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense -- through providing technical advice and information....

  • Pasma

    Welcome to PASMA, the lead trade association for the mobile access tower industry. Representing the interests of manufacturers, suppliers, specifiers and users, it provides and oversees the industry....

  • ISO 14001 Certification

    ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system and can be certified to. It maps out a framework that a company or organization can follow to set up an effective environmental management.

  • Master Guild of Window Cleaners

    The purpose of the Guild became clear – to share information about the WAHR regulations, to promote safer working practices in the industry, and to help small companies & “one man bands” to market their businesses.


    The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board provides professional advice, information, skills development and qualifications to help individuals within engineering construction succeed in their chosen careers.

  • IOSH

    IOSH is the Chartered body for health and safety professionals. As the world's biggest professional health and safety membership organisation. We set standards, support, develop and connect our members with resources.

  • CITB

    As an Industry Training Board and Sector Skills Council we encourage the adequate training of those employed in the UK construction industry Advice, courses and grants for training to help construction companies improve.

  • CRB / DBS Checked

    The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. Replaces Criminal Records Bureau.

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