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National Highway Sector Schemes (NHSS) have been created to operate as integrated management systems, within the footprint of ISO 9001.
The Sector Schemes are included in the procurement process through reference in the Specification for Highway Works (SHW). For Highways England contracts their use is a mandatory requirement of SHW.
National Highways Sector Schemes (NHSS) are designed to:
Provide and industry benchmark
Ensure that all processes are planned
Provide a basis for continual improvement
Establish Quality as an objective
Reduce costs for the client and supplier
Ensure a properly trained and competent workforce
Ensure that certification bodies use auditors with technical knowledge and experience of the sector
The Sector Scheme documents are published by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and can be downloaded from their site - free of charge (www.ukas.com). A selection of current National Highways Sector Schemes (NHSS) are shown below, along with either their title or subject areas:
NHSS 2A - General Fencing
NHSS 2B - Vehicle Restraint Systems
NHSS 2C - Environmental Barriers (structural)
NHSS 7 - Application of road marking materials and road studs
NHSS 8 - Installation & maintenance - Highway Electrical Works
NHSS 12 - Traffic Management (12A, 12B, 12C and 12D)
NHSS 13A - Supply and application of Surface Dressings
NHSS 13B - Supply and application of Microsurfacing
NHSS 14 - Quality Assurance in the production of Asphalt Mixes
NHSS 16 - Laying of Asphalt Mixes
NHSS 18 - Environment & Landscaping including Ecology
NHSS 23 - Small scale pavement repairs
NHSS 30 - Modular Paving Systems
Background relating to certification against National Highways Sector Schemes can be found here.
For more information relating to systems conforming with National Highways Sector Schemes, please contact us.
Management Systems - compliant with:
NHSS Awareness Training
Advice on personnel training options
Supplier evaluation and assessment
Internal Auditor Training
What our clients have to say....
“…very pleased. I think you have covered just about everything in what appears to be a very simple user friendly process. The thing that strikes me is that not only is this going to allow me to work on the HA network but it will also have the added advantage of making me run the business more methodically and efficiently.”
Jack Cuming - Managing Director - JC Traffic Solutions Ltd