Civil & Structural Supplement
Sector Schemes for Quality Management in Highway Works
Describes the quality system requirements to be established by the organisations responsible for the preservative treatment of timber and interprets the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2015 and should be read in conjunction with those standards and, where appropriate, WPA QGN 2.
Published by the Natural and Conferred Durability of Timber Sector Scheme Advisory Committee (SS4AC). Issue 1 [9001:2015] dated July 2017.
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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