NHSS: National Highway Sector Schemes

Experienced NHSS Consultancy. We provide consultancy to obtain the standards as well as awareness training to ensure compliance throughout staff leaders.

NHSS Consultancy
NHSS Consultancy

NHSS: National Highway Sector Schemes

Experienced NHSS Consultancy. We provide consultancy to obtain the standards as well as awareness training to ensure compliance throughout staff leaders.

What is NHSS?

There are more than 20 individual schemes which cover activities ranging from fencing, landscaping and vehicle safety restraints to road surfacing and marking and traffic management. If your company supplies services to Highways England under the Specification for Highways Works (SHW), you must be certified under all the relevant schemes for the work you are carrying out.

NHSS aims to make sure that work you carry out is done to the highest standards of professionalism, ensuring the use of properly trained staff with a strong emphasis on health and safety.

Individual Schemes:

  • Scheme 2A document for the Design and/or Supply, Installation and Repair of Fences for Infrastructure Works
  • Scheme 2B document for the Supply, Installation, Maintenance and Repair of Vehicle Restraint Systems
  • Scheme 2C document for the Design, Supply, Installation and Repair of Environmental Barriers
  • Scheme 5A document for the Manufacture of Parapets for Road Restraint Systems (RRS)
  • Scheme 5B document for the Installation of Parapets for RRS
  • Scheme 6 document for Minor Structures
  • Scheme 7 document for the Application of Road Marking Materials and Road Studs to Road Surfaces
  • Scheme 8 document for the overseeing and/or Installation and/or Maintenance of Highway Electrical Equipment and Supporting Works
  • Scheme 9A document for the Design, Assembly and/or Provision of Permanent and Temporary Road Traffic Signs
  • Scheme 10B ​Permanent Vehicle Restraint Systems Incorporating NHSS2B & NHSS5B
  • Scheme 12A/12B document for Static Temporary Traffic Management on Motorways and High Speed Dual Carriageways including On-line Widening Schemes
  • Scheme 12C document for Mobile Lane Closure Traffic Management on Motorways and other Dual Carriageways
  • Scheme 12D document for Installing, Maintaining and removing Temporary Traffic Management on Rural and Urban Roads
  • Scheme 13 document for the Supply and Application of Surface Treatments to Road Surfaces
  • Scheme 16 document for the Laying of Asphalt Mixes
  • Scheme 17/17B document for Vehicle Recovery at Highway Construction sites (17) and Vehicle Recovery and Removal on Control Roads
  • Scheme 18 document for the Natural Environment and Landscape including Ecology
  • Scheme 19A document for Corrosion Protection of Ferrous Materials by Industry Coatings

Who is NHSS for?

Companies who provide product and/or services for:

Benefits of NHSS

Training

RKMS offer accredited training to support organisations in meeting ISO compliance. Our Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection gives individuals the knowledge needed to conduct internal audits.

We deliver this course to two delegates for free as part of our NHSS consultancy package, however if you wish to implement NHSS internally but wish for your staff to be trained in internal auditing, take a look at our course page below.

Level 3 Award in Effective Auditing and Inspection

Give us a call to discuss your needs 0844 815 77 65

Cost of NHSS

RKMS offers a high quality service at an affordable price. Typical costs of implementing NHSS are between £3,000 and £6,000 including the certification body audit fees, with the timeframe to implement roughly between 6 and 12 months. The cost of achieving NHSS certification varies depending on a number of factors such as, number of staff, annual turnover, number of sites, existing documentation and complexity of audits.

If you wish to discuss your needs further and identify your options, please give us a call or request a quote below. One of our business development team members can explore your options and best advise you on which path to take.

Find out more!

NHSS National Highway Sector Scheme Consultancy

Have a question?

Speak to our team on 0844 815 77 65

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