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British Standards Institution (BSI) The British Standards Institution is now the world's leading standards and quality services organisation. Formed in 1901 and incorporated under Royal Charter in 1929, BSI is the oldest national standards-making body in the world.

Independent of Government, industry and trade associations, the British Standards Institution is a non-profit distributing organisation. The British Standards Institution is globally recognized as an independent and impartial body serving both the private and public sectors. BSI works with manufacturing and service industries, businesses and governments, to facilitate the production of British, European and International standards.

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Welding. Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys (beam welding excluded). Quality levels for imperfections: BS EN ISO5817 : 2014

BS EN ISO 5817 provides quality levels of imperfections in fusion-welded joints (except for beam welding) in all types of steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys. It applies to material thickness >0.5 mm. It covers ...more

Guidance on sound insulation and noise reduction for buildings: BS8233:2014

BS 8233 provides guidance for the control of noise in and around buildings. It applies to the design of new buildings, or refurbished buildings undergoing a change of use, but does not provide guidance on assessing the effects of changes in the external noise levels to occupants of an existing building....more

Technical product documentation and specification : BS8888:2013

BS 8888:2013 is the newly amended up to date technical product specification (TPS) that brings together, in one easy-to-follow document, all international standards needed to prepare technical product specifications (TPS), in accordance with geometrical product specification principles....more

Guide to methods for assessing the acceptability of flaws in metallic structures: BS7910:2013

BS 7910:2013 is a newly revised British Standard that gives guidance and recommendations for assessing the acceptability of flaws in all types of structures and components. Although emphasis is placed upon ...more

Information technology. Security techniques. Code of practice for information security controls: BS ISO IEC27002:2013

This internationally acclaimed standard for information security management has been revised. Since their conception in the early 1990s, globally recognized standards in Information Security have grown in rigor and recognition. ...more

Static site guarding and mobile patrol service. Code of practice: BS7499:2013

Organizations should possess a clearly defined management structure showing control and accountability at each level of operation. This British Standard gives recommendations for the management, staffing and operation of an organization providing security guarding services on a static site and/or mobile patrol basis....more

Medical devices. Application of risk management to medical devices: BS EN ISO14971:2012

In 2011 the European Commission raised a concern around the legal text supporting presumption of conformity to the Medical Device Directives (Annexes ZA, ZB, ZC) in EN ISO 14971:2009. The outcome was ...more

Medical Devices - Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Regulatory Purposes  : BS EN ISO13485:2012

In 2011 the European Commission raised a concern around the legal text supporting presumption of conformity to the Medical Device Directives (Annexes ZA, ZB, ZC) in EN ISO 13485:2003. The outcome was that CEN decided to publish a new edition of the standard (EN ISO 13485:2012). This standard has ...more

Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - part 2: BS EN 1090-2:2008 + A1:2011

BS EN 1090-2 looks at all the requirements that should be taken into account for the execution of structural steelwork. This includes structures and manufactured components produced from hot rolled, structural steels; cold-formed components and sheeting; hot finished and cold formed structural hollow sections, as well as ...more

Quality Management Systems - Requirements: BS EN ISO9001:2008

ISO 9001 is the world's most established quality framework. ...more

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems -  Requirements  : BS OHSAS 18001:2007

BS OHSAS 18001:2007 specifies requirement for an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management System to enable an organisation to control its OHS risks and improve its performance....more

Environmental Management Systems. Requirements with Guidance for Use: BS EN ISO14001:2004

BS EN ISO 14001 is the international standard to help your business with environmental management systems. ...more