ADIPS and RKMS announce partnership for IB audits

ADIPS and RKMS today announced a partnership to deliver a comprehensive auditing programme for inspection bodies in the amusements industry.

Established in 1994, RKMS is a leading training and consultancy business that brings a wealth of experience in providing compliance audits and support to some of the UK’s largest organisations, from Merlin Entertainments to Nissan UK. The Blackpool-based company’s current and past client list in the sector also includes Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle Waterpark.

It now teams up with ADIPS, the UK amusement industry’s leading safety standards scheme, to deliver world class compliance audits and support for ADIPS inspections bodies nationwide.

With extensive contacts in the engineering and statutory inspection sector, RKMS has partnered with existing customers to provide expert support in mechanical, electrical and non-destructive testing of amusement devices.

John Keen speaking at ADIPS Conference 2023

John Keen, CEO of RKMS (pictured), said: “RKMS are delighted to partner with ADIPS on this prestigious project. We will be able to provide an effective, thorough but fair assessment of the inspection process for amusement devices and look forward to developing a working relationship with the various inspection bodies aligned with ADIPS.”

ADIPS General Manager Carl Hagemann said: “ADIPS is delighted to enter into a partnership with one of the country’s leading auditing companies. RKMS has a proven track record of delivering a high quality compliance service and together we will work with IBs to enhance safety standards for amusement devices on our theme parks, fairgrounds and piers, and our outdoor events. This really is a fantastic step forward not only for ADIPS, but for the amusements industry as a whole.”


About RKMS

RKMS is a leading training and consultancy business that specialises in ISO management systems compliance. Established in 1994, the organisation has a long history of providing compliance audits and support to some of the largest organisations in the United Kingdom.

The company also provides ongoing support to several organisations that are accredited via UKAS and INAB in inspection and assessment standards such as ISO17020 product conformity, ISO17021 management systems conformity, ISO17024 personnel certification & ISO17025 test laboratory management. All assessments will be overseen by technically competent assessors and IRCA ( qualified Lead Auditors.

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