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PTSPAS (Product Assessment Scheme)

1 October 2018

PTS, with its wealth of technical and certification expertise, fulfills the competencies requirements stated in the MCHW SHW Clause 104.16 and following successful engagement with the industry have established PTSPAS – Product Assessment as part of Product Acceptance Scheme in accordance with MCHW SHW Volume 1 Clause 104.15 and 104.16.

PTSPAS is a vital tool for products and technologies assessment and certification, promotes innovation and is a living process, continuously evolving through its PTS Technical Supervisory Panel (PTSTSP) and PTS Specialist Groups.

PTSPAS adopts BS EN ISO 9001: 2015 Section 8.3 ‘Design and Development of Products and Services’ as framework for assessment and industry’s Specifications, Standards, Codes of Practice as foundation for the Guidelines and Criteria documents development.

 Time to Change

1 November 2017

PTS have signed the Employer Pledge and demonstrated our commitment to change how we think and act about mental health in the workplace and make sure that employees who are facing these problems feel supported. By signing the Pledge we have joined a growing movement of more than 500 employers in England across all sectors from FTSE 100 companies and leading retailers to Government departments and local authorities.  

NVQ Level 3 Passes

 October 2017

PTS are pleased to announce several members of staff have recently enrolled on NVQ Level 3
in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities.

Mindful Employer

 19 September 2017

PTS have signed up to the Mindful Employer Charter. Developed, led and supported by employers, MINDFUL EMPLOYER® provides businesses and organisations with easier access to information and support for staff who experience stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health conditions.  

EFAW Training

 1 September 2017

We are pleased to report that 10 more members of the PTS workforce have been trained in Emergency First Aid Treatment at Work.  

CIHT Diversity & Inclusion Charter

 19 July 2017

As part of our continued commitment towards Equality, Diversity and Inclusion we are pleased to announce that we are now signatories to the CIHT Diversity & Inclusion Charter. By signing this charter we are reinforcing the Equality & Diversity message and by displaying the CIHT Diversity & Inclusion logo we are publicly demonstrating our commitment.

PTS shortlisted for Diversity award

 16 March 2017

PTS have been shortlisted for the most improved organisation at the awards ceremony for the National Centre for Diversity.