Become one of the best providers of private security with the UKAS accredited Safer Security Scheme.

 

ACM Safer Security Scheme approved companies are amongst the best providers of private security services in the United Kingdom. The Scheme is designed for companies that meet the industry technical standards and maintain an effective Quality Management System. It includes ISO 9001 Quality Management and British Standards Codes of Practices criteria and shows your clients you take your responsibilities seriously.

What’s different about the Safer Security Scheme?

The Safer Security Scheme is accredited by UKAS to ISO/IEC 17065, meeting the requirements of UKAS product conformity certification. This is a rigorous process but you can be assured that by working with us, you will be supported throughout by your dedicated account co-ordinator.

We pride ourselves in offering great customer service with 100% of our clients saying they were satisfied or very pleased with the audit process overall (source: 2020 client satisfactions survey).

The scheme has no affiliation with the ACS scheme, and you will not be assessed against the regulator principles and the eligibility requirements also differ to those of the ACS scheme.

The Safer Security Scheme offers clear certification in the sectors you are approved for. The below details the minimum requirements for our Safer Security approval schemes.

Safer Guards:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • BS 10800 Provision of security services
  • BS 7858 Screening of individuals working in a secure environment
  • BS 7499 Provision of static guarding security services

Safer Doors:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • BS 10800 Provision of security services
  • BS 7858 Screening of individuals working in a secure environment
  • BS 7960 Door supervision

Safer CCTV:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • BS 10800 Provision of security services
  • BS 7858 Screening of individuals working in a secure environment
  • BS 7958 Closed circuit television (CCTV). Management and operation.

Safer Keys:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • BS 10800 Provision of security services
  • BS 7858 Screening of individuals working in a secure environment
  • BS 7984-1 Keyholding and response services. General recommendations for keyholding and response services
  • BS 7984-3 Keyholding and response services. Provision of mobile security services (optional depending on the customer requirements)
Safer Guards Safer Doors Safer CCTV Safer Keys
ISO 9001
BS 10800
BS7858
BS 7499
BS 7960
BS 7958
BS 7984-1
BS 7984-3 x

 

Key: Mandatory, x Optional depending on requirements

 

Why not upgrade to Safer Security Plus or Safer Security Premier?

As well as our security services, ACM also offers UKAS accredited ISO 14001 (environmental) and ISO 45001 (health & safety) certification.  To really make your business stand out in the marketplace you could opt for the ACM Safer Security Plus offer which adds in either of these standards or the ACM Safer Security Premier offer which adds in both.

We specalise at offering multiple certifications in a straightforward and cost-effective way, whilst minimising your and overall cost.

What comes next?

We know that taking the next steps can be a bit daunting, but we promise it’s not that bad in practice. We’ve worked with hundreds of clients throughout their journeys and would be glad to work with you.

All you need to do now is fill in our online application form.

One of our friendly team will be in touch with your personalised quote and to support you through the next stages of the process.

Transfer your ISO standards to us

If you’ve started the process but would like to switch to us, we can help you get it done quickly and easily.

Need help getting started?

Not sure where to start? Contact us and speak to our team. We’ll help you get started in no time.