Awards and Certifications

Totally Local Company holds a number of awards and certifications.

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ARB Approved Contractor

ARB Approved Contractor is the only comprehensive accreditation scheme for professional tree surgery businesses in the United Kingdom. We are proud to hold this certification which demonstrates TLC’s ability and desire to work to best practice, achieve higher levels of knowledge and skill, and our ambition to promote and raise the professional standards of the industry.


CHAS is a health and safety accreditation scheme for the construction industry and often acts as a type of pre-qualification during the tender process. The purpose of CHAS is to help both buyers and suppliers in the assessment of health and safety competence.

ISO 45001: 2018

The safety of our employees at TLC is our number one priority, which is reflected in our ‘Safety First’ culture. We are proud to hold certification to ISO 45001: 2018 for our occupational safety and health management. By holding this certification, it enables the company to demonstrate not only our level of commitment to the health and safety of our staff, but also the continued improvement and development to reducing risk.

ISO 14001

At Totally Local Company, we take our environmental responsibilities seriously.  We work and operate every day in the local environment and many of our operations have a positive environmental benefit for the community.  As such, we have developed our Environmental Management System to be certified to ISO 14001:2015.  This ensures that we not only continually monitor and improve our activities, but also promotes innovative and forward thinking solutions to how we impact upon the environment.

ISO 9001

By holding certification of our Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2015, we can demonstrate to our existing and prospective customers, clients and partners, as well as those seeking to develop partnerships with us,  of our commitment to continually monitor, develop and improve, the service and product that we provide.