SEMA Accredited Company
SEMA are the governing body within the UK with regards to design, supply and installations of all adjustable pallet racking and shelving systems including cantilever racking and mezzanine floors.
SEMA is also an active member of the British Materials Handling Federation (BMHF) and represents the British National committee within the European Racking Federation (ERF), a federation of racking, shelving and storage equipment manufacturers associations across Europe which seeks to establish common policies. These safe codes of practice publications can be purchased through SEMA’s website – www.sema.org.uk
SEMA has several division manufacturers: Distributors, Suppliers, Installers and Inspectors: SEMA work to ensure that all materials handling and storage equipment is compliant with Health & Safety and British Standards, therefore ensuring the safety of your storage system and its users. SEMA’s Racking Inspection division, are recognised by the HSE as being a reliable and thorough service, which is carried out by competent professionals.
Teepee were one of the first companies to obtain the SEMA Distributor Company (SDC) status and carry the ‘highly commended’ status. Which means we supply, deliver, install and inspect to industry standards.
SEMA Approved Storage Inspector
A SEMA Approved Racking Inspector is qualified to carry out an unbiased, comprehensive, ground level inspection of all of your on-site racking and storage equipment.
By using a SEMA Approved Racking Inspector (SARI), you can be assured all inspections will be carried out by a qualified inspector having suitable professional indemnity insurance. This proven inspection and reporting system has been produced by the Storage Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA), designed to promote safety within the workplace and being favoured by the HSE. By carrying out an annual inspection, you can be assured a ‘technically competent’ person will arrive on site guaranteeing you, the customer, peace of mind.
Prior to becoming an inspector, all potential candidates have had several years of experience working within the industry before undertaking a rigorous training course to become SEMA Approved Racking Inspectors. On completion of the course, all SARI’s are assessed under a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme ensuring that all inspections meet the latest SEMA recommendations and HSE legislation.
The SafeContractor scheme provides a health and safety audit service for contractors who want to reassure their clients that health and safety is being handled correctly and sufficiently on their sites.
Teepee are proud to be accredited to this scheme and are fully compliant with SafeContractors principles. As a Teepee client you can be assured that our health and safety policies, procedures and documentation have been independently checked and have met compliance standards for our business sector.
For further information on the SafeContractor scheme, please visit www.safecontractor.com
ISO 9000 is a set of international standards on quality management and quality assurance developed to help companies effectively document the quality system elements to be implemented to maintain an efficient quality system. The standards are widely used across a broad variety of businesses irrespective of sector or size.
As part of our commitment to excellence, Teepee are ISO 9001 certified, a standard of the ISO 9000 family which represents Quality Management Systems. Our certification covers the design, supply and installation of materials handling equipment, office / warehouse interiors and mail order services. For our customers this means:
- Improved quality and service
- Delivery on time
- Right first time attitude
- Fewer returned products and complaints
- Independent audit demonstrates commitment to quality