At the HEA we aim to support the highway electrical sector and our members by providing valuable services to support their business needs. As one of the largest and most influential bodies within the sector, membership of the HEA comes with many benefits. These include:
In addition to the benefits listed above, members have exclusive access to our additional services:
HEA Safety Advisory Service (HEA SAS)
Providing peace of mind in health and safety advice
HEA SAS is an exclusive service, providing expert health and safety advice. The service is designed for SME businesses and aims to provide our members with more time to focus on their business, with the confidence that industry experts are handling their health and safety administration. The service includes:
Highway Electrical Skills Academy (HESA)
Assuring standards in trainers and training delivery
The Highway Electrical Skills Academy (HESA) has agreed on a system for approving training organisations and trainers within the highway electrical industry. HESA also oversees the approval and quality assurance of the training courses delivered under the Highway Electrical Training Specification.
Highway Electrical Risk Management Insurance Services (HERMIS)
HERMIS, provided by BHIB insurance brokers, are the leading insurance broker within the highway electrical sector. Through HERMIS our members have access to exclusive insurance schemes placed with the Electrical Contractors Insurance Company (ECIC). This allows our members to benefit from both significant premium savings and the policy benefits associated with an insurance scheme.
HEA Electrical Inspection Service (HEA EIS)
Assuring standards in highway electrical installation
The HEA Electrical Inspection Service (HEA EIS) is an independent audit of organisational capability and individual competence. HEA members certified to the HEA EIS must demonstrate they meet the highest standards in electrical safety management, electrical installation, maintenance and inspection activities. Experienced, independent and knowledgeable industry professionals carry out audits, which cover the following:
Following the satisfactory completion of the HEA EIS audit, a certificate will be issued.