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For the supply, installation, maintenance and repair of bridge parapets. March 2017 Issue 8

Sector Schemes for Quality Management in Highway Works 5B

For the supply, installation, maintenance and repair of bridge parapets. March 2017 Issue 8

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Civil & Structural Supplement


Sector Schemes for Quality Management in Highway Works


Contains requirements for quality management systems to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 for organisations supplying, installing, repairing, maintaining and modifying new vehicle restraint systems (parapet) for bridges, retaining walls and other highway structures. Can be applied existing parapets. The parapets form vehicle restraint systems (or parts of a vehicle restraint system), which may include additional protection and restraint for pedestrians and other road users.


Should be read in conjunction with - Sector Scheme Document 5A. Published by the Sector Scheme Advisory Committee for Parapets for Vehicle Restraint Systems (SSACVRS). UKAS 1 - November 03. UKAS 2 - August 04. UKAS 3 - April 05. UKAS 4 - August 07. UKAS 5 - June 08. UKAS 6 - September 13. Issue 7 - January 2017 - As of 01/03/2017 NHSS2b and NHSS5B will merge to form NHSS10B. Issue 8 - March 2017.


Publisher History

National Highways Sector Schemes (NHSS) have been developed with the support of UKAS; they are complementary to and interpret the quality management standard ISO 9001:2000. Several different committees are involved in the publication of these documents, which are overseen by the Highways Sector Scheme Liaison Group.



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