Acumen have recently been awarded OHSAS 18001, this is in addition to ISO 9001 and 14001 which have been held by Acumen since 2005 through an accredited body ISOQUAR In order to be recognised as a serious player in the waste industry then accreditation was essential. Recently, the facilities at Wolverhampton have been successfully incorporated into the accreditation.

ISO 14001 -  EMS Certificate 2018

ISO 18001 - HAS Certificate 2018

ISO 9001 - QMS Certificate 2018


Acumen Waste Services are an accredited Safe Contractor, which is part of the company’s pledge to promote Health and Safety to its own employees and that of customers. This award is recognised by many customers and is valid until 14 July 2017.

Safe Contractor - Alcumus Certificate of Accreditation


Acumen is a major player in the removal of asbestos throughout the UK and have been a member of ARCA (Asbestos Removal and Contractor Association) for a few years. This organisation provides the latest information regarding asbestos.

ARCA Certificate


Acumen were awarded membership to the UKSpill Association The company had to go through a tough assessment to be awarded membership in order to be first line contact for oil type spills. The membership has also enabled us to be on the panel of insurance companies for road tanker spills.



BROWZ addresses the needs related to identifying risk within supply chain, managing employee-level data, conducting safety auditing, and sourcing new suppliers.

BROWZ ensures that Acumen's supply chain is safe, qualified and socially responsible. Our supply chain has been prequalified and assessed, and is monitored to ensure compliance based on our unique business needs.



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