Associations and Accreditations

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Our Associations and Accreditations Include:

The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association (ISSA) 

ISSA is the leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide and has a membership of more than 9,300 distributors, manufacturers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaning, and associated service members. ISSA helps its members and their employees make valuable contacts through the industry’s largest cleaning shows. CICS Ltd. uses the experience gained through ISSA contacts, conference and best-practice guideance to deliver the qaulity professional cleaning in the business. 

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Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC)

CICS Ltd. is part the GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program – a performance-based programme designed to help facilities establish a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their premises. GBAC assists organisations in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from biorisk situations. With the outbreak of COVID-19 GBAC has become an essential qualification to ensure effective, safe and qualified decontamination of all work sectors and communities at large. For more information visit:

Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) – GB Certified

CIMS applies to management, operations, performance systems, and processes. Compliance with the Standard demonstrates an organisation is structured to deliver consistent, quality services that are designed to meet the customer’s needs and expectations.

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QMS ISO 9001 Quality Management

ISO 9001 has been adopted by over 1 million organisations across the world and is used by businesses to continually monitor, manage and improve the quality of their products and services. ISO 9001 has provided CICS Ltd. with a framework and guidance to consistently meet our customer’s expectations and regulatory requirements. Our 5 star customer feedback rating is testimiment to the high quality service we deliver. 

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QMS OHSAS 18001 (ISO 45001) Health and Safety Management Accreditation

Every business is faced with the challenge of meeting health and safety obligations. OHSAS 18001 ( ISO 45001) ensures your organisation, whatever its size or sector, meets those legal obligations, has the appropriate techniques in place to identify OH&S risks and makes workplace health and safety a priority.

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QMS OHSAS 14001 (ISO 14001) Environmental Management

ISO 14001 sets the standard for Environmental Management Systems. It’s about reducing waste management costs and demonstrating a commitment to protecting the environment. This global standard helps organisations comply with the increasingly stringent environmental laws and regulations. CICS Ltd are fully compliant with ISO 14001 and our staff are trained to be aware of environmental considerations in all the work they carry out.

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National Association of Crime Scene Cleaners

Crime and Trauma scene cleaning pose risks of contracting pathogens such as Hepatitis B and HIV. The industry has undergone a tightening of health and safety regulations. Companies overseeing specialist cleanups, including CICS LTD, have partnered with NACSC to ensure that the health and safety and safety standards are fully adhered to.

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Ultima Environmental

We have partnered with Ultima on a variety of projects. Ultima Environmental is a national, rapid response waste management company delivering an unplanned waste removal service to businesses across the UK, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. From a single point of contact, Ultima is an on-demand service that provides services across multiple sectors.

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