RISQS is the UK rail industry’s largest supplier registration and qualification scheme. It is used extensively by procurement, engineering, safety and quality professionals in all sectors of the UK rail industry. Infrasafe is RISQS registered, scored and audit approved in a number of rail related disciplines.
The National Skills Academy for Rail (NSAR) is an organisation established to enable the rail sector to deliver a modern and efficient, world class railway through the development of a highly skilled and productive workforce. NSAR’s National Network supports professional development and training throughout the UK. This includes Network Rail, National College for High Speed Rail, private providers, specialist centres and strategic partner FE Colleges and Universities. The network ensures there is access to quality professional development and training throughout the UK.
ISO 9001:2008 is the world’s most established quality framework which enables effective business management to meet customer needs. The standard specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organisation needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products or services that meet customer and applicable regulatory requirements. The scope of this system covers rail services provided by Infrasafe.
Network Rail owns and operates Britain’s rail infrastructure. Infrasafe has supplied a number of major nationwide possession management contracts to Network Rail. We hold a Network Rail Railway Contractors' Certificate to supply both safety critical staff and training. Infrasafe holds a Railway Contractors' Certificate (RCC) to supply rail safety critical staff and training.
CIRAS, the confidential incident reporting and analysis system, operating since 1996 and today delivering assurance for member organisations across the UK. CIRAS offers a corporate safety net that ensures safety, health or other concerns are captured internally and with CIRAS’s help, investigated to a successful and satisfactory conclusion. For members staff, it offers an alternative truly independent confidential reporting line, that staff can speak to knowing their identify will never be shared.
National Highways Sector Schemes are bespoke integrated management systems within an ISO 9001:2000 framework. They have been developed in partnership with all sides of the highways industry to interpret the international quality management standard as it applies to a particular activity or industry within the United Kingdom.