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Archives: November 2017


Sector 9A Scheme review


It has come to the attention of the Association that it is no longer possible to obtain the relevant NVQ qualification required for registration to the National Highways Sector Scheme 9A (NHSS), as set out in the NHSS 9A Sector Scheme Document (SSD). The Association is well represented on the Sector Scheme Advisory Committee (SSAC), […]

Dept for Business, Eneregy & Industrial Strategy enquiry


The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy are currently compiling a list of UK based manufacturers of Mobile Traffic Lights or any Rental / Lease companies that might import such systems and intend to engage with these companies going forward, in order to provide awareness of the obligations under RoHS regulations. Members who are involved in these products are […]

TSRGD Amendment


This instrument amends the Traffic Signs Regulations 2016 and the Traffic Signs Directions 2016, together cited as the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 – SI 2016/362 (“TSRGD 2016”), to correct errors and improve clarity. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2017/1086/made

HE Passports


The Association, by way of representation on the National Highway Sector Scheme Liaison Committee, was made aware of Highways England’s (HE) intention to introduce a new card scheme for operatives working on the HE network. Known as the Health and Safety Passport scheme, this pilot  scheme was officially launched on the 8th November. HE hope […]