Review of the Latest News on British Standards

BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems - Fully Revised

With more than a million organizations certified to ISO 9001, it is the most widely recognized standard in the world. It sets out requirements for quality management systems, and is suitable for all types of organizations.

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BS EN ISO 14001:2015 - Environmental management systems. Fully Revised

BS EN ISO 14001 puts environmental management at the heart of your organization’s operations to help meet environmental regulations and improve efficiency and environmental performance.

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BS 7273-4 For Actuation Of Doors Release Mechanisms Updated

BS 7273-4:2015 Code of Practice for the operation of fire protection measures - Part 4: Actuation of release mechanisms for doors

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Protect New Buildings From Methane And Carbon Dioxide Gases

Methane and carbon dioxide leaking from the ground can accumulate in buildings and lead to explosions, asphyxiation or poisoning.

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BS EN 61082-1 Preparation of Documents Used in Electrotechnology Released

BS EN 61082-1 Part 1: Rules 2015, now published in its third edition, is the latest version of a long-established industry standard for the production of electrotechnical documentation

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BS 8418 Installation and Remote Monitoring of Detector-activated CCTV Systems Revised

Concerns over the use and abuse of CCTV have prompted a new government code of practice, and the appointment of the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, to reassure the public that these systems will be used to protect and support communities rather than spy on them.

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BS EN 60947-1 Low-voltage Switchgear and Controlgear Has Been Thoroughly Updated

BS EN 60947-1:2007+A2:2014 provides the latest general requirements for low voltage switchgear and controlgear, rated up to 1000 V a.c. or 1500 V d.c.

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IET launches Amendment to Wiring Regulations

All users of the IET Wiring Regulations need to be aware of the coming changes in Amendment No. 3 to the 17th Edition (BS 7671:2008+A3:2015).

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Electromagnetic Compatibility Surge Immunity Test BS EN 61000-4-5 Updated

The newly revised standard BS EN 61000-4-5 (Electromagnetic compatibility - Part 4-5: Testing and measurement techniques - Surge immunity test) sets out how to test for immunity to surge voltages caused by switching and the indirect effects of a lightning strike.

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