The Steel Construction Certification Scheme (SCCS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Constructional Steelwork Association. It was established in the 1985 to provide a Quality Management Systems certification service for steelwork contracting organisations. SCCS has subsequently developed additional certification and monitoring services for the steelwork contractors with integrated or separate Environmental and Health & Safety management systems and Factory Production Control systems.
Environmental management systems operated by the certified contractors’ are formally assessed to ensure compliance with the requirements of ISO 14001. Each certificate is valid for three years during which period SCCS conducts regular surveillance audits to monitor continued compliance with the certified management system.