ISO 55001 Certification – An Example from the UK

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Kier Highways has achieved certification for its asset management practices and procedures against the requirements of ISO 55001 on their Area 9 highway network management contract for Highways England. The article will describe the background to that certification and the requirements of ISO 55001 for a service provider in such a highways environment will be discussed. The route taken in aligning practices and procedures to ISO 55001 will also be described along with some of the benefits of taking that approach.