Civil & Structural Supplement
Sector Schemes for Quality Management in Highway Works
Relates to the quality management system requirements for overseeing, installation, maintenance of highway electrical equipment and supporting works and includes maintenance work in areas such as: traffic control equipment, variable message signs, communications equipment, environmental and monitoring equipment, cameras, ramp metering, highway lighting columns, posts and other street furniture, cables, slot cutting and the laying of cables, highway lighting and illuminated traffic signs, un-illuminated traffic signs, electrically connected bus shelters, advertising equipment, electric vehicle charging points and electrical equipment in tunnel bores.
Published by the Sector Scheme Advisory Committee for the Overseeing and/or Installation and/or Maintenance of Highway Electrical equipment and supporting works. Issue 1 April 2020
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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