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SCT

Show your responsibility in health and safety!

Why SCT certification?

SCT stands for Safety and Health Checklist for Temporary Workers and originates from SCC, for contractors. These two standards are very closely linked. SCT is all about safety and health. It is a procedure for staffing organisations for implementing the SCT management system. It offers you the possibility to control relevant processes within your organisation and continuously optimise.
What does an SCT company certification bring you?

  • Possible increase of customers and/or assignments.
  • Competitive advantage through a certificate.
  • More satisfied customers and employees.
  • A certificate that shows your responsibility regarding safety and health.

For whom is an SCT certification?
Does your company provide employees for SCC-certified organisations? That means your company can be SCT certified. SCC certified companies conduct high risk activities in sometimes risky conditions. If they need SCT-certified personnel they can come to you. It often includes construction or maintenance work that occurs on building sites, in factories and in the proximity of equipment. SCC-certified personnel can be required in branches such as:

  • Mechanical engineering.
  • Electrical engineering and process control.
  • Engineering.
  • Civil engineering.
  • All other tecnical services such as: isolation, scaffolding, industrial cleaning, blasting/preservation/painting, transport and inspection.

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Accreditation
NCI Certification is accredited by the Dutch Raad voor Accreditatie for certifying SCT. With being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

Costs
The costs of a SCT-certification depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of to be certified standards
  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of employees
  • The number of project sites simultaneously executed
  • The number of activities that need to be certified

Standards

SCC
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
ISO 45001
ISO 27001
Safety Culture Ladder
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

SCC

Being serious about safety, health and environment’

Why certify for SCC

Safety, Health and Environment Checklist Contractors (SCC) is a tool for developing, introducing and improving an effective safety management system. It is the basis for working healthily and safely every day. With an SCC certificate, you control and optimise relevant processes continuously.
For whom is an SCC certificate interesting?
An SCC certification is intended for organisations that carry out activities with higher risks at for example building sites, in factories, workshops and near installations. This certificate shows your being serious about safety, health and environment. It emphasises that you and your employees can conduct activities safely and carefully. When acquiring contracts, the SCC certificate and logo give you an advantage over competitors who do not yet possess the certificate.

An SCC certification consists of three levels:

SCC* is focussed on the direct control of the checklist during activities at work without active involvement of subcontractors.

  • Clients demonstrate their responsibility for managing the safety chain through HSE communication and consultation with contractors
  • The complexity of the work and organisation is minimal.
  • Operations are daily business and part of the routine
  • The nature and size of the work or organisation is such that risk management of the implementation work is sufficient

SCC** is focussed on the direct control of the checklist during work activities as well as focussing on the SCC structure (policy, organisation, improvement management).

  • Principals show their responsibility regarding the guidance of the safety chain by SCC communication and consultation with (sub)contractors and involvement in establishing the SCC plan.
  • The complexity of the work activities and organisation are relevant for the safety during the implementation of the duties.
  • Operations are not just a routine
  • It is necessary to have a risk management system for controlling the SCC-aspects in the organisation
  • There is cooperation/management between multiple disciplines and/or subcontractors

SCC Petrochemistry focusses on the direct control of the checklist during work activities as well as focussing on the SCC structure (policy, organisation, improvement management). In addition, it is focussed on specific duties regarding the petrochemical industry. This way the client shows their responsibility controlling safety, health and environmental in the chain of clients – contractors – subcontractors.

  • SSC Petrochemistry is being used to get more guarantees regarding the BRZO/ARIE-policy and the SCC-policy of so called Seveso companies (B) of petrochemist clients.
  • The complexity of the work activities and organisation are relevant for the safety during the implementation of the duties.
  • It is an important goal to reinforce the steering of SCC-risks is the whole chain, from client to (sub)contractor.
  • A risk management system is required for controlling HSE aspects in the organisation.

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Accreditation
NCI Certification is accredited by the Dutch Raad voor Accreditatie. With being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

Costs
The costs of a SCC-certification depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of to be certified standards
  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of full-time SCC related employees
  • The number of project sites simultaneously executed
  • The number of activities that need to be certified

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Standards

SCT
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
ISO 45001
ISO 27001
Safety Culture Ladder
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

Safety Culture Ladder

Reducing the number of unsafe situations

About Safety Culture Ladder

The Safety Culture Ladder is an evaluation method for measuring the safety and health awareness in businesses. The goal is to reduce the number of unsafe situations. It is a way to implement a behavioural change fitting to the needs of the company.

The Safety Culture Ladder is not a checklist but is assessed based on interviews with the parties concerned. All kinds of employees are being interviewed, the auditor visits project locations and we check how work is done on location. That is how we measure the safety and health awareness.

Safety Culture Ladder and NCI Certification

Since day one NCI Certification has been involved in the development of the Safety Culture Ladder. We the current leaders in the market. Not only do we conduct audits in The Netherlands and Germany, we also evaluate companies in Belgium, Portugal and the United Kingdom. The Safety Culture Ladder cannot be compared to standards like ISO and SCC. There is a mandatory education period for our auditors regarding the SCL. In addition, NCI Certification has its own training program.

We fully and enthusiastically support this standard. It is a true asset to the market and we are convinced that it contributes to increasing the safety and health awareness everywhere. It is our mission to make this standard available for every organisation. That is why we participate in the College of Deskundigen and attend multiple meetings of the NEN (scheme owner).

The five steps

The Safety Culture Ladder is based on the culture ladder according the Parker (and others) model. It exists of five levels. Each level contains its own company aspects that are required. The higher the level, the more aware your company handles safety and health issues.

  • Step 1 Pathological: Do not worry until it is too late and you get caught.
  • Step 2 Reactive: Safety and health are important and we deal with it when something happens.
  • Step 3 Calculated: Everything is in order.
  • Step 4 proactive: We still find problems and fix them as we go along.
  • Step 5 Progressive: Safety and health are our focuspoints and we have integrated it in our daily activities.

The six business aspects

Your step is established by checking the business culture from six different angles:

  • Leadership & involvement
  • Policy & strategy
  • Organisation & contractors
  • Workplace & procedures
  • Dissenting communication
  • Audits & statistics

Every business aspect is divided into a number of business characteristics. The total sum decides on which step you will be certified.

Products Safety Culture Ladder

Year 1

  • Assessment
  • Certificate valid for 3 years, with step mention
  • Man days according to table
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Year 2

  • Assessment
  • Retention of the certificate, with step mention
  • Man days according to table
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Year 3

  • Assessment
  • Retention of the certificate, with step mention
  • Man days according to table
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Year 1

  • Assessment
  • Certificate valid for 3 years, with step mention
  • Man days according to table
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Year 2

  • Follow-up audit
  • Retention of certificate, with step mention
  • Man days according to table 40%
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Year 3

  • Follow-up audit
  • Retention of certificate, with step mention
  • Man days according to NEN table 40%
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Year 1

  • Assessment 40%
  • Statement valid for 3 years, with step indication
  • Man days according to table 40%
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table
  • Mandatory use of SAQ Extended

Year 2

  • Check on action plan
  • Retention of the statement, with step indication
  • 1 man day
  • 1 auditor
  • Remittance costs NEN up to 25 employees €52,00 >26 employees €105,00
  • Mandatory use of SAQ Extended

Year 3

  • Check on action plan
  • Retention of the statement, with step indication
  • 1 man day
  • 1 auditor
  • Remittance costs NEN up to 25 employees €52,00 >26 employees €105,00
  • Mandatory use of SAQ Extended

Year 1

  • Assessment
  • Declaration valid for 3 years, without step indication
  • 1 man day
  • 1 auditor
  • Remittance costs NEN up to 25 employees €52,00 >26 employees €105,00
  • Mandatory use of SAQ Compact

Year 2

  • Check on action plan
  • Retention of the declaration, without step indication
  • 0.5 man day
  • 1 auditor
  • Remittance costs NEN up to 25 employees €52,00 >26 employees €105,00
  • Mandatory use of SAQ Compact

Jaar 3

  • Check on action plan
  • Retention of declaration, without step indication
  • 0.5 man day
  • 1 auditor
  • Remittance costs NEN up to 25 employees €52,00 >26 employees €105,00
  • Mandatory use of SAQ Compact

Year 1

  • Pilot audit
  • No certificate
  • Man days according to table 40%
  • 2 auditors
  • Remittance costs NEN table

Safety Culture Ladder and contractors

ProRail’s goal is a rail track without accidents. Every supplier of ProRail is therefore encouraged to implement the Safety Culture Ladder within their own organisation. The Safety Culture Ladder is already implemented at:

  • Railway contractors and engineering agencies.
  • Workplace security and personnel.
  • Cable contractors and drilling companies.

Acknowledgement scheme ProRail
BranchedateStepProduct
ViA – building and installationsector / Not acknowledged workjanuary 20th 2024step 3SCL
Engineering firmsdecision after the summer
At the beginning of 2017 TenneT announced that the SCL is a criteria in their buying process. In order to make the SCL applicable for each one of their (potential) suppliers, TenneT and NEN got together and developed three different ‘TenneT pilot’ products. As of the first of may 2020, these products have officially been added to the products available within the Safety Culture Ladder. This makes the products available for all branches. NEN has renamed the products:

  • SCL (No changes)
  • SCL Light (previously SAQ+)
  • Approved Self Assessment (previously SAQ)

Which requirements you as (potential) supplier must meet, depends on the number of high risk activities. If you have any questions about the grading, please contact TenneT.

Signatories of the Governance Code Safety in Construction are convinced that health and safety in tenders can lead to less accidents at construction sites. “Together for a safer sector.” Since 2021 the GCVidB uses the Safety Culture Ladder to make the safety and health awareness measurable, transparent and comparable in contracts.
As of January 1st 2022 (was January 1st 2021*) the ViA is making level 2 mandatory in contracts. Even subscribers of the Governance Code need be certified as of this date. As of January 1st 2024 at least level 3 is required.

Which product (SCL, SCL Light or Approved Self Assessment) is mandatory for you company, depends on the risk profile as described in the image on the right.

* Because of the coronavirus the decision was made to postpone the introduction of ViA with one year.

FAQ Safety Culture Ladder

  • What is Safety Culture Ladder?

    The Safety Culture Ladder is an evaluation method for measuring the safety and health awareness in businesses. The goal is to reduce the number of unsafe situations. It is a way to implement a behavioral change fitting to the needs of the company.

  • What does an audit look like?

    All kinds of employees are being interviewed, the auditor visits project locations and we check how work is done on location.

  • Who is Safety Culture Ladder for?

    Safety Culture Ladder is designed for all types of organisations with at least 5 employees. Does your organisation have less than 5 employees or is the contract value lower than €100,000? Then Safety Culture Ladder is not an obligation and you are exempt.

  • How do you assess the height of the step?

    Safety Culture Ladder assesses your company’s score for each step. The assessment is based on eighteen business characteristics, resulting in six business aspects. Each business aspect has its own weighting. This weighting is translated into the maximum number of points that can be obtained per criterion. The score per criterion is based on the Safety Culture Ladder certification scheme. Based on the score per criterion, a score is determined per company aspect. On the basis of the total assessment, your company is certified for a specific rung on the ladder.

  • When does your company meet the requirements of a certain step?

    Your company will obtain the certificate on a certain step if:

    1. Your company meets all requirements per business aspect of the relevant step.
    2. The sum of the scores of all business aspects meets the minimum requirement of the step.

    A progressive approach applies to both the minimum requirement per company aspect and the minimum requirement for the average per step:

  • Which products are available?

    SCL Original

    NCI Certification assesses the presence and quality of the safety and health culture by means of an audit as stated in chapter 6 (manual Safety Culture Ladder). In all of the three years a complete audit is conducted. SCL Original can be assessed on step 2 up to 5.

    Certificate validity: 3 years, provided the same step is achieved in years 2 and 3. If the same step is not achieved, the issued certificate is no longer valid. If the audit shows a lower step is achievable a new certificate can be issued on this lower step. After years 2 or 3 a step increase or scope extension can be requested. If that is the case a new certificate is issued with a renewed validity of 3 years.

    SCL

    NCI Certification assesses the presence and quality of the safety and health culture by means of an audit as stated in chapter 6 (manual Safety Culture Ladder). In the first year a complete audit is conducted. Years 2 and 3 are audited for 40%. SCL can be assessed on step 2 up to step 4.

    Certificate validity: 3 years, provided the same step is achieved in years 2 and 3. If the same step is not achieved, the issued certificate is no longer valid. If the audit shows a lower step is achievable a new certificate can be issued on this lower step. After years 2 or 3 a step increase or scope extension can be requested. If that is the case a new certificate is issued with a renewed validity of 3 years.

    SCL Light

    NCI Certification assesses the presence and quality of the safety and health culture, the GAP analysis and the action plan. The first year is conducted as an 40% audit. In years 2 and 3 the action plan is checked. Applicable at step 2 and 3.

    Certificate validity: 3 years, statement with step indication instead of a certificate with step mention.

    Approved Self Assessment

    Approved Self Assessment is an assessment and leads to a statement without a step mention or indication. The auditor only checks if the execution is in accordance with the agreements. The Approved Self Assessment consists of a self-assessment, GAP analysis and a action plan. This assessment always takes place at step 2.

    Certificate validity: 3 years, provided the action plan is checked yearly.

  • Which requirements must be met on a GAP analysis?

    With a GAP analysis you can compare a existing situation with the desired situation. In this case, the results of the SAQ Extended are compared with the step that the organisation aims to achieve. In years 1 and 4 (certification and recertification) your company draws up a GAP analysis. This will be assessed by NCI Certification and is decisive for issuing a SCL Light statement or Approved Self Assessment declaration.

    The GAP analysis must at least contain the following information:

    • Date/period in which the SAQ Extended has been conducted.
    • An overview per business aspect and characteristic of the score obtained.
    • The identification of the business characteristics that score below the desired level.
    • Per identified characteristic an analysis of the current versus desired situation.
    • On overview of the measures necessary to get from the current to the desired situation. NCI Certification assesses if there are measures that meet the ‘gaps’. It is assessed whether the measures are formulated in a specific and measurable way and whether they are related to the identified gaps, but NCI Certification does not assess the content on effectiveness.

  • What steps does your company go through for the audit?

    Here you can read which steps you need to take before an SCL Original, SCL, SCL Light or Approved Self Assessment audit takes place.

  • What is the added value of a pilot audit?

    If your company would like to experience what a Safety Culture Ladder audit entails but does not yet want to obtain a real certification, it is possible to ‘test’ on a limited scale whether certain company aspects meet the requirements and to gain experience with a Safety Culture Ladder audit. The trial audit is limited in scope and does not lead to the issue of a score, certificate or statement. The scope is set at 40% of a full certification audit with a minimum of one and a half man-days per auditor (three man-days in total). As a minimum, the board, management and performers are assessed and a project is visited. The trial audit takes place standard at step 3. NCI Certification may not make any statements about whether or not a step will be achieved.

  • At which step can my company be certified?

    Not all products are applicable at all steps. SCL Light and the Approved Self Assessment are basic products and are only audited on lower steps.

    • SCL Original: applicable on all steps.
    • SCL: applicable up to step 4.
    • SCL Light: applicable up to step 3.
    • Approved Self Assessment: no step indication is issued.

  • Why are there step limitations per product?

    Safety Culture Ladder is the result of the so-called ‘TenneT pilot’. NEN has decided to remove the products from this pilot and make them available to everyone. The factors that led to a step restriction on the products included the time available and the complexity of an audit, the impact on external parties and the addition of step-up products.

  • Which product is applicable to your business?

    This depends on your client(s). They can indicate which product and which step is desired. In most cases, it depends on the contract value and the amount of risky work.

  • Do I get a certificate, declaration or statement?

    This depends on the product. You will receive a certificate for SCL Original and SCL. For SCL Light you will receive a statement with step indication and for an Approved Self Assessment a declaration without step indication.

  • What is the validity of the of the Safety Culture Ladder certificate/statement/declaration?

    A Safety Culture Ladder certificate, statement or declaration is valid for 3 years, provided that a follow-up audit is conducted every year. If your company wishes to climb the ladder, a new assessment must be requested. This is not possible earlier than six months after obtaining the certificate. A statement issued with the Approved Self Assessment product also has a validity of 3 years.

  • What if your company does not get to a certain step?

    If the reviewer accepts the audit team’s advice, your company has the following options:

    • The following year the action plan is checked on step 2 and you company will keep the statement on step 2.
    • In the case of SCL Light, the audit can be assessed again at step 3 at least six months after receiving the statement at step 2. If you reach level 3, you will receive a new statement at that level.
    • You can request a new assessment, by the same audit team. Only the error of measurement is being checked.

  • Are we free to request a new assessment in the event of an assumed increase?

    In the event of an assumed rise on the ladder, your company is free to request a new ladder assessment from NCI Certification. This is only possible at least 6 months after obtaining the certificate. If your company does not (or no longer) meet the requirements, an extra audit can be executed within a period of 13 weeks to demonstrate the first audit contained an error of measurement and all requirements are met. During the review only the wrongly assessed business aspects are checked. NCI Certification draws up an audit plan. If the second audit also shows that your company does not (or no longer) meets the requirements, your company will lose its certificate on step N. You will be – based on advice from NCI Certification – certified on a lower step. It is not allowed to change of certification body or audit team during this period of 13 weeks. You can change after the extra review, but only if you make this known to NEN.

  • Can we change to another step in between audits?

    A step increase or scope expansion is possible in year 2 or 3.

    SCL Original

    A new certificate with a new validity of 3 years is issued in the respective year.

    SCL

    A full audit is executed in the respective year and a new certificate with a validity of 3 years is issued.

    SCL Light

    Another 40% audit is issued in the respective year and a new statement with a new validity of 3 years is issued.

    Approved Self Assessment

    A step increase is not possible. This audit always takes place at an indicative step 2.

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Accredited CB

NCI Certification has a licensecontract with NEN. This empowers us to certify the Safety Culture Ladder. It also is an insurance to you that we meet all the quality requirements made by the scheme owner.

Costs
Exact costs for the Safety Culture Ladder depend on a number of factors, such as:

Documents
Would you like to read more information about the Safety Culture Ladder? Then please find below some useful documents:

Standards

SCC
SCT
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
ISO 45001
ISO 27001
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

ISO 9001

A certificate with which you show your responsibility in the field of quality!

ISO 9001 - Quality management system

When you think of quality management, you think of ISO 9001. With this internationally recognised standard, you demonstrate your ability to continuously provide the same level of service as requested. ISO 9001 is a tool for developing, introducing and improving an effective quality management system.
Why ISO 9001?
By implementing this quality management system in your organisation you can gain new insights in your processes which can lead to improvements. Eventually this will lead to:

  • Risk reduction/less mistakes
  • Costs savings
  • Greater satisfaction among employees, customers and suppliers
  • Possibly increase of customers and/or assignments
  • A certificate that shows your responsibility regarding quality!

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Accreditation
NCI Certification is accredited for ISO 9001 by the Dutch Raad voor Accreditatie. With being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

Costs
The costs of a ISO 9001-certification depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • Number of to be certified companies
  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of full-time employees
  • The activities that need to be certified

Standards

SCC
SCT
ISO 14001
ISO 45001
ISO 27001
Safety Culture Ladder
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

ISO 45001

Focussing on the working conditions, health and safety of your employees!

ISO 45001 - Working conditions

Are the health and safety of your employees important to you? ISO 45001 is the way to go. This worldwide accepted standard contains the requirements for a healthy and safety management system. Physical strain and conditions, psychosocial workload and machinery safety all contribute to the health and safety of employees. A health and safety management system identifies all risks and dangers so they can be prevented or reduced.
ISO 45001 requires the following results from the management system:

  • Continuous improvement of working conditions
  • Getting a grip on the health and safety risks as a respons to the companies’ activities.
  • Meeting the requirements of the laws and rules

Why certify for ISO 45001?

  • Show your responsibilities regarding health and safety conditions
    Employees expect a healthy and safe working evironment. They even perform better when attention has been payed to their working conditions, health and safety.
  • Communication tool
    This certificate proves your company meets all the requirements for the ISO 45001 standard. That makes it a valuable communication tool. Having an ISO 45001 certificate may be a prerequisite for a tender or certain services. More and more clients accept the ISO 45001 certificate in stead of the SCC.

What does ISO 45001 certification give you?
Working conditions and safety are important for every business. This management system is tailor-made for your company. So it does not matter how big or small your organisation is; there are advantages for everyone. Smaller businesses, with less work and health risks, can benefit from an easier management system, while bigger companies might need some more complex systems. ISO 45001 only states the boundaries. The exact interpretation is up to every organisation.

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Accreditation
NCI Certification is accredited by the Dutch Raad voor Accreditatie. With being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

SCCM
NCI Certification is a certification body affiliated with SCCM. They are responsible for the ISO 45001 and their goal is to improve the performances, control risks and strengthen relations with customers and governments for companies and organisations. To achieve that SCCM works together with industries, governments, certification companies and other stakeholders. In addition, SCCM is the central information point.
Costs
The costs for an ISO 45001-certification depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of to be certified standards
  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of full-time employees
  • The number of activities that need to be certified

Standards

SCC
SCT
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
ISO 27001
Safety Culture Ladder
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

ISO 27001

Show your responsibility regarding information security with this certificate!

ISO 27001 – Securing information

Securing private data has never been more important. You, your customers and other interested parties do not want their information to be up for grabs by anyone because of a hack or data leak. ISO 27001 is an international standard that describes how you can secure personal data. Implementing this management system (ISO 27001) means you can show your company is handling private data responsible and honourable.
For whom is ISO 27001 interesting?
No matter the size of your company or the industry it is operating in, ISO 27001 is for every organisation that wants to show they are handling information security with the utmost care and responsibility. Companies where ISO 27001 is mainly applied are; ICT companies, banks, governments, insurers, healthcare institutions and other companies that deal with confidential information.

  • Gaining new insights in your processes
  • A systematic approach that leads to improvement
  • Less data breaches and/or hacks
  • Gaining your customers and suppliers trust because their data is safe
  • A possible increase of customers and/or assignments
  • An international certificate that shows your responsibility regarding information security

What benefits are in it for you?
This certificate proofs your company meets all the requirements for the ISO 27001 standard. That makes it a valuable way of communicating towards customers, suppliers, supervisory authorities and other interested parties that share your interest in information security.

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Accreditation
NCI Certification is accredited for ISO 27001 by the Dutch Raad voor Accreditatie. With being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

Costs
The costs of a ISO 27001-certification depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of to be certified standards
  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of full-time employees
  • The evironmental aspects that apply to your business
  • The number of acquired projects with benefits

Standards

SCC
SCT
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
ISO 45001
Safety Culture Ladder
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

ISO 14001

A certificate that shows your responsibility regarding the environment!

ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System

With an ISO 14001 certification you can demonstrate your active efforts to improve environmental performances and preventing environmental pollution. Because no company is the same, ISO 14001 offers the possibility to develop and ensure an environmental policy that suites your company.
For an ISO 14001 certification your organisation needs to meet the following requirements:
At least comply with the applicable legal requirements
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For whom is ISO 14001 certification interesting?

Every organisation has to deal with environmental aspects. An organisation with limited aspects will only need a straightforward management system. ISO 14001 indicates the frame. The organisation itself determines how this is implemented. The management system is tailored to your organisation. That means that every company – big, small, profit, non-profit – can implement this system and profit from its benefits.

What is in it for you?

The certificate states that you have met all the requirements of ISO 14001. That makes this certificate a valuable way of communication towards customers, supervisory authorities, local residents or other contacts that you share your interest in the environmental performance of your company with.
Systematic approach that leads to improvement
New insights in your own processes
Less mistakes
Saving money
Internationally recognised and aknowledged
A certificate that proves your responsibility regarding the environment
A possibile increase of customers and/or assignments

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Accreditation
NCI Certification is accredited by the Dutch Raad voor Accreditatie. With being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

Costs
The costs of a ISO 14001-certification depend on a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of full-time employees
  • The environmental aspects applicable to your business
  • The activities that need to be certified

SCCM
NCI Certification is a certification body affiliated with SCCM.

They are responsible for the ISO 14001 and their goal is to improve the performances, control risks and strengthen relations with customers and governments for companies and organisations. To achieve that SCCM works together with industries, governments, certification companies and other stakeholders.

In addition, SCCM is the central information point. On the website www.sccm.nl you will find tools and tips for implementing the ISO 14001 management system.

Standards

SCC
SCT
ISO 9001
ISO 45001
ISO 27001
Safety Culture Ladder
CO₂ Performance Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader

CO₂ Performance Ladder Certificate

Management system
Reducing CO₂ emissions
Saving energy and costs

CO₂ Performance Ladder

CO₂ Performance Ladder

Being serious about sustainability!

Why CO₂ Performance Ladder?

The CO₂ performance ladder is a management system designed for reducing the emission of your company. And you might save some money on the way. The CO₂ Performance Ladder will stimulate your company to:

  • Reduce your own emission.
  • Share your acquired knowledge with collegues and other businesses.

Reducing your own emission is possible by, for example, being more fuel-efficient and more economical about using materials. You could alsow buy green energy. Getting your company certified for the CO₂ Performance Ladder is an investment that will pay itself back.

CO₂ Performance Ladder

The five levels

The CO₂ Performance Ladder consists of 5 levels. The higher on the ladder, the more you put into reducing emission. Being at level 1 to 3 means your organisation is working on reducing emissions. At level 4 and 5 you also share your knowledge and experience with other businesses. If your organisation wants to be certified for a certain level, you should at least meet all the requirements of that and all the levels below. There are four perspectives:

A – Insight: Determine energyflows and the carbon footprint.

B – Reduction: Developing ambitious goals for reducing emissions.

C – Transparency: Structural communication about the emissions policy.

D – Participation; Participating in industry related initiatives regarding emissions.

Organisations with the CO₂ Performance Ladder reduce emissions twice as fast

Organisations with the CO₂ Performance Ladder certificate reduce their emissions twice as fast as the Dutch average. This is proven in research by the University of Utrecht. The average emission reduction in The Netherlands lies at 1,6% per year. Organisations with a ladder certificate reduce 3,2% every year.

Award advantage in procurement

The CO₂ Performance Ladder is also used in procurements. CO₂-certified companies migh get a financial benefit by principals during procurements when they use this management system. The higher your level, the higher the benefit. The client or contracting authority determine the benefit for each level.

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Accreditation

By being accredited we show our:

  • Independence
  • Impartiality
  • Competence
  • Establishing and ensuring the certification process

SKAO

SKAO is the manager and independent owner of the CO₂ Performance Ladder. They are responsible for the use and further development of the certification schedule. You can find more information on their website: https://www.co2-prestatieladder.nl/en/. There you can also find some useful tools to implement the CO₂ Performance Ladder in your own organization.

Costs

The cost of a CO₂-certification depends on a number of factors, such as:

  • The number of companies and/or the number of branch offices
  • The number of full-time employees
  • The activities that need to be certified
  • Specific laws and rules
  • The number of acquired projects with benefits
  • Desired level on the ladder

Standards

SCC
SCT
ISO 9001
ISO 14001
ISO 45001
ISO 27001
Safety Culture Ladder

SCC Certificate

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Checklist for Contractors
Safety management system
For high-risk activities

SCT Certificate

Safety and Health (SH) Checklist for Temporary Workers
Managing processes
Optimising processes

ISO 9001 Certificate

Quality management system
Understand and control your business processes
Internationally recognised

ISO 14001 Certificate

Environmental Management System
Develop and ensure an appropriate environmental policy
Internationally recognised

ISO 45001 Certificate

Occupational health and safety management system
Reduce or prevent hazards and risks
Internationally recognised

ISO 27001 Certificate

Information security management system
Securing (digital) information
Internationally recognised

Safety Culture Ladder Certificate

Measuring safety and health awareness
No documentation audit, but interviews with employees
NCI Certification is the market leader