Environmental Management System - ISO 14001:2004
CU Phosco Lighting operates an Environmental Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 14001:2004 for the following scope:
The design of lighting schemes and the design, testing and manufacture, management of installation, inspection and maintenance of equipment and minor structures for lighting and other applications, including wind turbines, telecommunications and CCTV.
Quality Management System - ISO 9001:2008
CU Phosco Lighting operates a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 for the following scope:
The design, manufacture and verification, installation and service of outdoor street lighting columns, brackets and furniture, incorporating the requirements of National Highways Sector Scheme 6.
The installation and maintenance of highway mast lighting units and the installation and maintenance of camera mounting masts and the maintenance of cameras and associated apparatus in accordance with National Highway Sector Scheme 8.
Constructionline is the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. In terms of efficiency, time and cost saving and best practice, Constructionline is proven to deliver for public and private sector organisations alike. Constructionline is recommended by the OGC Common Minimum Standards and The Local Government Task Force.
The HEA - the Highway Electrical Association - is a new organisation with a big history (60 years in 2012). Formed by the amalgamation of ASLEC - the Association of Signals, Lighting and other highway Electrical Contractors - and HEMSA - the Highway Electrical Manufacturers and Suppliers Association - in 2011, it represents over 80 Members whose contracting activities range from street lighting, traffic signals and signs to highway communications and camera systems and approximately 40 Members who manufacture, assemble, supply and distribute equipment into the Highway Electrical Sector as well as overseeing and client organisations.
This makes it one of the largest and most influential bodies in the sector. Membership of the HEA is open to any organisation operating in the highway electrical contracting market.
The Institution of Lighting Professionals is the UK and Ireland's largest and most influential professional lighting association, dedicated solely to excellence in lighting. Founded in 1924 as the Association of Public Lighting Engineers, the ILP has evolved to include lighting designers, consultants and engineers amongst its 2,200 strong membership. CU Phosco Lighting, being founded in 1923, were among the very first members of what is now the ILP.
The key purpose of the ILP is to promote excellence in all forms of lighting. This includes exterior, sports, road, flood, emergency, tunnel, security and festive lighting as well as design and consultancy services.
As a section of The Institution of Lighting Professionals, the Lighting Column Technical Forum was formed to provide a source of knowledge, expertise and information on all aspects of lighting column specification, design, manufacture, supply, storage and installation together with many of the associated products, materials and treatments.
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations make business users, manufacturers and retailers of electrical and electronic equipment responsible for making sure their goods do not end up in landfill or incineration, where the toxic chemicals, metals and associated solders, glues and plastics can cause environmental and health problems.
Lumicom has set up a compliance scheme that collects monthly contributions from producers, in order to pay the costs of the receipt, treatment, recovery and environmentally sound disposal of the WEEE for which its members are responsible.
Lumicom is a not for profit scheme and adjusts its charges to reflect the actual costs incurred.
Under licence from the Electrical Safety Council the NICEIC acts as the electrical contracting industry's independent voluntary regulatory body for electrical installation safety matters throughout the UK. It maintains and publishes registers of electrical contractors who have been assessed against scheme requirements, including the national safety standard BS 7671 and the IEE Wiring Regulations.
The Sports and Play Construction Association is the UK trade association for the sports facility construction industry. SAPCA represents specialist constructors, manufacturers and suppliers of sports surfaces and related products and plays an important role in the promotion of high standards for sports facilities.
With an annual investment in these facilities of over £100 million, the UK sports construction market is one of the largest in the world. The majority of these projects are built by members of SAPCA.