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BSI (British Standards Institution)

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Article archive for BSI (British Standards Institution);

New BSI standard encourages facilities maintenance professionals to mitigate risk 01 May 2013

Dr Brian Atkin, Director of The Facilities Society and principal expert involved in the drafting of BS 8210:2012, urges organisations to take a best practice approach using this new standard to address the challenges of modern buildings and ensure the effective implementation of maintenance strategies.  ...

Guidance for managing machinery safety risks and risk management 15 September 2010

Understanding the legislation, Directives and machinery safety standards that apply to machinery and work equipment can be a difficult task. If your organisation uses or supplies machinery as part of its operations, you will need a clear understanding of what is required for legal compliance, whilst employers and staff in any field of work must familiarise themselves with their rights and duties in the workplace under new legislation....

ATEX equipment approvals programme 23 July 2010

TRaC, a leading provider of test and certification services, has announced that it is to collaborate with BSI in offering an approvals programme for equipment designed to operate in explosive atmospheres. Together, the two companies have a depth of expertise, and global reach, that is unrivalled in the field....

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New BSI committee Chairman takes up the reins 21 May 2010

SATRA Divisional Manager Christine Ohren-Bird has been appointed as the new Chairman of British Standards Institute (BSI) committee TCI/69. She takes over the role from Richard Turner....

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UK standard to improve energy efficiency 06 July 2009

A new standard published by BSI will potentially help organisations make energy cost savings and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. BS EN 16001 shows organisations how to establish the systems and processes necessary to improve energy efficiency across their operations. ...

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Are you making the most of your standards in a challenging economic climate? 27 January 2009

Over the course of 2008 the UK has experienced much uncertainty as a result of climate changes, financial instability, data loss and an increasing amount of economic upheaval. Under an ever increasing pressure to keep the confidence of customers, employees, shareholders and a growing array of other organisational stakeholders, businesses are turning to management system standards to ensure more predictable outcomes and repeatable successes, and to build confidence and trust. ...

Updated ISO 9001 to be published 18 November 2008

BSI has announced the forthcoming publication of BS EN ISO 9001: 2008. ISO 9001, the world’s most established quality framework, has undergone a rigorous review by industry experts and the updated version is now available from BSI British Standards. ISO 9001 is currently used by over 950,000 organisations across 170 countries. It helps organisations of all sectors and sizes to succeed through improved customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement. ...

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Howard Kerr takes over as chief executive 05 November 2008

Howard Kerr, formerly Chief Executive of Calor Group Limited and Senior Vice-President of SHV Gas, Netherlands, has been appointed Chief Executive of BSI Group. He joins BSI with immediate effect and after a short induction will take over full responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Group, with effect from 1 January 2009....

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Project on energy management 16 October 2008

BSI British Standards, along with the national standards bodies of the United States of America (ANSI), Brazil (ABNT) and China (SAC), will head up the development of an international standard on energy management, ISO 50001. ...