Accreditation and Certification

To demonstrate our commitment to Quality, Environmental Issues and Health and Safety GSS made a decision seek ISO accreditation and to integrate these systems in a single management system. This system is accessed by staff members through a dedicated intranet website.

Customers benefit from this integrated management system by the provision of a Quality Assured, Environmentally Sensitive and Safe service provision. Assurance is confirmed through the regular monitoring and testing of the system by external auditors. These drivers ensure we strive to constantly improve our methods and provide more value to our customers. 

ISO9001 – Certificate Number 041534

To the following scope: Suppliers of labour, equipment and technical support for marine based construction, harbour and jetty maintenance.

ISO14001 – Certificate Number 041534

To the following scope: Suppliers of labour, equipment and technical support for marine based construction, harbour and jetty maintenance.

ISO45001 – Certificate Number DBY-0411534-OHSMS

To the following scope: suppliers of labour, equipment and technical support for marine based construction, harbour and jetty maintenance.

Constructionline Gold – Certificate Number 47607

For many years we have been registered with Constructionline, the UK’s largest register of local and national pre-qualified construction related services. Each applicant is thoroughly vetted prior to certification to ensure compliance with local and national government requirements along with compliance with major construction company requirements. Constructionline Gold demonstrates our organisation has been subjected to increased scrutiny around governance and risk management.

Construction Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)

CHAS is a pre-approval scheme, which allows us to demonstrate to potential clients that we meet their required health and safety standards. CHAS assessed our Health & Safety Policy Statement, the organisation of our Health and Safety and that our specific Health and Safety arrangements are to a standard acceptable to CHAS’s buyers and to others.

Acclaim Safety Scheme – Certificate Number – 47607

Acclaim Accreditation is a Health and Safety accreditation service for Constructionline and provided by Supplier Assessment Services and involves an online assessment of a company’s Health and Safety documentation and work activities as an independent competent assurance of the systems in place.

Utilities Vendor Data Base (UVDB)

GSS is registered on the Utilities Vendor Data Base. UVDB is the utility industry pre-qualification system for the utilities sector in the UK to manage risk within the supply chain and comply with regulations. UVDB is used by many utility buyer organisations to source potential suppliers.

The Workboat Association (WA)

Set up in 1994 to facilitate industry input to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s Workboat Code of Practice, the NWA led the review and revision of the 2nd Edition Workboat Code issued by the MCA in December 2018. The NWA continues to represent the industry in the formulation of Certification Requirements, Safety Forums, Good Practice Guides, Training and Apprenticeships.

Association of Diving Contractors – Full Membership (ADC)                                                           

Our ADC membership ensures our competency as a Diving Contractor as we have demonstrated that we are capable of safely carrying out the designated task.

ADC assists by:

  • Conducting annual desk audits on all members.

  • Keeping members informed of safety issues.

  • Encouraging best practice.

  • Applying disciplinary functions when members fail to maintain safety standards.


Marine Safety Forum

The Marine Safety Forum is a non-profit-making organisation that actively promotes good practice and initiatives to enhance safety within the marine sector of the Oil and Gas industry. The work of the Marine Safety Forum is primarily carried out by “workgroups” which concentrate on a specific topic. The Workgroup reports to the Steering Group with the eventual aim that a “Good Practice” regarding the specific issue is published for the benefit of industry. Details of all current Workgroups are available.

Harbourmaster Association of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man

The main objective of the Association is to encourage the safe and efficient conduct of marine operations in ports. Membership of this association facilitates communications between those managing ports and harbours and us as users.

Click on the links below to access our statements:

Environmental Statement                 Health and Safety Statement              Quality Policy Statement

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