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Certified International System Limited ("CIS")

1. CIS's Obligations - The Service

(a) In consideration of the payment of the Price as set out in paragraph 4 below CIS shall provide the following services ("the Services"):-

(i) provide an assessment of the Client's systems and procedure in so far as they relate to the Certification procedure; and

(ii) and in so far as the Client's systems and procedures do not comply CIS shall provide general guidance and advice on the statutory requirements and provide procedural information to ensure compliance and prepare and supply manuals in respect of the same (" the Advice"); and

(iii) subject to the Client effecting the Advice given by CIS, CIS shall arrange and award of the Certificates.

2. Client Obligations

(a) The Client shall accept their Certifications within two months of a successful assessment as set out in paragraph 1(c) above. Failure to accept the Certificate shall result in the loss of the Client's Deposit in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3(ii) below.

(b) Following the awarding of  three year Certificates to the Client, the Client shall for a period of the foresaid three years accept this as contractual terms or until the Certificate(s) expires:-

(i) so far as is reasonable adhere to the Advice given by CIS under paragraph 1(a) above and any further advice given pursuant to paragraphs (ii) and (iii) below and paragraph 4; and

(ii) undertake a minimum of two internal audits in relation to the Certification in accordance with guidelines provided by CIS and report to CIS on the findings of such internal audit.

3. Payment and Price

(a) The price for the Services purchased from this website and provided by CIS shall be as laid out in the fees page, ("the Price") and is payable as set out below.

(b) Subject to paragraph 3(c) below the Price shall be paid as follows:-

(i) on acceptance of these terms and conditions the Client shall immediately pay a deposit being a sum equivalent to 30% the Price ("the Deposit") which shall be held in accordance with paragraph (c) below; and

(ii) the balancing 70% of the Price shall be payable prior to presentation of the respective manual and certificate. Upon receipt of the balance CIS will issue a Certificate valid for 3 years.

(c) The Deposit shall be held on the following terms:-

(i) In the event that the Client does not accept the Certificate the Deposit shall become non-refundable and shall be retained by CIS in full to cover administration expenses and disbursements.

(ii) In the event that the Client has signed Certified International Systems Limited’s 'sign off' but declines to accept the Certificate the 70% balance becomes payable upon request.

(d) In the event that any payments due from the Client are not paid upon the due date then CIS shall be entitled but not obliged to charge the Client interest on the overdue amount, payable by the Client on demand from the due date up to the date of actual payment, after that as well as before judgement, at a rate of 3% per annum above the base rate. Such interest shall accrue on a daily basis. CIS reserves the right to claim interest under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.

4. Annual External Audits

(a) Following the Client's acceptance of the Certificate in accordance with paragraph 2(a) above, if the Client so requires in addition to the Services and CIS shall offer to the Client an annual external audit within 14 days of the anniversary of the Certificate date for a period of 3 years undertaken by CIS. (“Annual External Audit”).

(b) In the first year the fee for the Annual External Audit shall be as laid out in the fees page. In the second and subsequent years CIS shall not increase their fee by more than 5% above the fee for the previous year.

(c) Payment of the fee for the annual external audit shall be made by 4 equal quarterly installments by standing order, with the first payment commencing three months from the date on the certificate, and every three months thereafter. In the event that the Client does not pay by quarterly standing order payments a one year Certificate will be issued.

(d) The provisions of paragraph 3(d) shall apply in so far as any payments made in respect of the annual external audit shall be made after the due date.

5. OHSAS 18001:2007 Disclaimer

CIS Certified International Systems Limited DO NOT offer advice on Health & Safety.

In order for us to complete an OHSAS 18001 assessment/certification you need to confirm you have a Health & Safety Management System in place which contains the following sections & attachments:


Additional attachments including:

  • COSHH ASSESSMENT INDEX (if applicable to your business type)

Please advise us if you plan to apply for membership to any of the following schemes:

Construction Line Eurosafe
Laing O’Rourke SAFEcontractor
SMAS Safemark

If any of the required documents are missing or you require additional health & safety paperwork to be completed for membership to one of the listed associations, you are required to contact your consultancy/partners to conduct this on your behalf.

This section states the "Terms and Conditions" under which you may use the Web Site. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this Web Site and service. By using this Web Site, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the rules of these Terms and Conditions. CIS (the "Company") may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you. The terms "You" and "User" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing this Web Site for any reason.

Use of Material:
The Company authorises you to view and download a single copy of the material on (the "Web Site") solely for your personal, non-commercial use.

The contents of this Web Site, such as text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other "Material", are protected under both British and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All Material is the property of the Company or its content suppliers or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Web Site is the exclusive property of the Company and protected by UK and international copyright laws. Unauthorised use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service-mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other Web Site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.

You shall not copy or adapt the HTML code that the Company creates to generate its pages. It is also protected by the Company's copyright.

Acceptable Site Use:
General Rules: Users may not use the Web Site in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

Web Site Security Rules. Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Web Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorised to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorisation, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Web Site, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing", (d) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Company will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and co-operate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

Specific Prohibited Uses:
The Web Site may be used only for lawful purposes by individuals seeking employment and career information and employers seeking employees. The Company specifically prohibits any use of the Web Site, and all users agree not to use the Web Site, for any of the following:

  • Posting any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not your own accurate CV (living individual seeking employment on a full-time or part-time basis on his or her own behalf).
  • Posting any franchise, pyramid scheme, "club membership", distributorship or sales representative agency arrangement or other business opportunity which requires an up front or periodic payment, pays commissions only (no significant salary), requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents.
  • Deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity.Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Web Site or any activity being conducted on this site.
  • Taking any action which imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this Web Site's infrastructure.
  • If you have a password allowing access to a non-public area of this Web Site, disclosing to or sharing your password with any third parties or using your password for any unauthorised purpose.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Web Site other than the search engine and search agents available from the Company on this Web Site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Explorer).

Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Web Site.

User Information:
When you register for the Web Site, you will be asked to provide the Company with certain information including, without limitation, a valid email address (your "Information"). In addition to the terms and conditions that may be set forth in any privacy policy on this Web Site, you understand and agree that the Company may disclose to third parties, on an anonymous basis, certain aggregate information contained in your registration application. The Company will not disclose to any third party your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number without your prior consent, except to the extent necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws or in legal proceedings where such information is relevant. The Company reserves the right to offer third party services and products to you based on the preferences that you identify in your registration and at any time thereafter; such offers may be made by the Company or by third parties. Please see the Company's Privacy Policy for further details regarding your Information.

User Submissions:
As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not, and by using this Web Site you agree not to, do the following things: post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; post a sexually-explicit image or statement; post advertisements or solicitations of business, post chain letters or pyramid schemes; impersonate another person; or post material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.