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What does the development of ISO 45001 mean for the process and high hazard industries? 03 February 2016

ISO 45001, which sets requirements for occupational health and safety management systems, is designed to help companies and organisations around the world ensure the health and safety of the people who work for them. David Smith, Chairman of the ISO committee developing the standard, tells us more....

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ISO standard on recall of unsafe products 15 June 2009

The first meeting of the ISO project committee that will develop an International Standard providing a code of good practice for establishing, implementing and managing efficient, flexible and responsive consumer product recall programmes, took place in May 2009, in Malaysia. ...

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Guidance from above 27 February 2009

With EN 7010 on the horizon there has never been a better time to audit and review your premise.In times of crisis we all look for guidance. In any premise and especially in large premises, those with long exit distances and times, winding escape route corridors and multiple exits, correct signage is imperative to the safety of staff and visitors. ...

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EN7010- A new beginning 20 February 2009

ISO 7010 has been proposed and is very likely to be fast tracked to become EN 7010. This means that it will be a “European Normative” a requirement of which is that its best practice guidance is required by EU law to be adopted without change by all member states. The purpose of ISO 7010 is that it “...prescribes safety signs for the purposes of accident prevention, fire protection, health hazard information and emergency evacuation.” ...

ISO standard for software engineering 05 November 2008

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has released a standard designed to increase international acceptance of different certification used by software engineering professionals. According to ISO, the fact that the global software industry is growing implies that a software engineering professional is likely to work in different countries over the course of a career, meaning that there needs to be some form of software standardisation to help-out these people. ...

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ISO and IEC members give go ahead on ISO/IEC DIS 29500 26 August 2008

The two ISO and IEC technical boards have given the go ahead to publish ISO/IEC DIS 29500, Information technology – Office Open XML formats, as an ISO/IEC International Standard after appeals by four national standards bodies against the approval of the document failed to garner sufficient support....

ISO standard for safe, long-lasting structures 13 August 2008

ISO has published a new standard to help engineers, builders and regulators to design structures that are safe and resistant to failure due to environmental and mechanical stresses, and to material degradation....

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ISO standard on pipeline coating will cut costs and complexity 18 July 2008

Until now, the existence in the international petroleum and natural gas sectors of different standards for pipeline coatings has posed problems. A solution is now available, ISO 21809-2:2007, Petroleum and natural gas industries – External coatings for buried or submerged pipelines used in pipeline transportation systems - Part 2: Fusion-bonded epoxy coatings, which provides in a single document a consistent and unified approach to requirements world-wide. ...