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BSI logo 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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Quality Management Systems - Requirements

Quality Management Systems - Requirements BS EN ISO9001:2008

ISO 9001 is the world's most established quality framework.
The ISO 9000 series of standards are adopted by 951,000 organizations in 175 countries worldwide to date. ISO 9001 sets the standard not only for quality management systems, but management systems in general.

ISO 9001 helps you to effectively manage your business and meet your customers' requirements....more



Asset Management Standards

Asset Management Standards BS ISO 55000, 55001 & 55002

Asset Management is a critical component of any successful business. In today's competitive climate, it's important to have the tools that allow the highest level of productivity at your disposal.

That's why we've transformed the renowned PAS 55 into the BS ISO 55000 series. ...more



Technical product documentation and specification

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



Construction

Emergency lighting

Emergency lighting BS 5266-1:2011

BS 5266-1:2011 gives recommendations and guidance on the factors that need to be considered in the design of, and the installation and wiring of, electrical emergency escape lighting systems, in order to provide the lighting performance needed for safe movement of people in the event of the supply to normal lighting failing. ...more




Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - part 2

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



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

Welding. Fusion-welded joints in steel, nickel, titanium and their alloys 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 fully penetrated butt welds and all fillet welds. Its principles can also be applied to partial-penetration butt welds....more



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

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. ...more



Guidance on sound insulation and noise reduction for buildings

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



Environment

Environmental Management Systems. Requirements with Guidance for Use

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

It gives your business an outline of how to meet its environmental policy and objectives. Use the standard to implement an environmental management system from scratch or improve on your existing one.



Fire

Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings

Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings BS 5839-1 : 2013

BS 5839-1:2013 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises

It provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around non-domestic buildings...more



Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings

Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - part 2 BS5839-6:2013

BS 5839-6:2013 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings is a Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises. ...more



Health

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems - Requirements

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




Medical devices. Application of risk management to medical devices

Execution of steel structures and aluminium structures - part 2 BS EN ISO14971:2012

BS EN ISO 14971 is a key standard specifying a process for a manufacturer to identify the hazards associated with medical devices, including in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices, to estimate and evaluate the associated risks, to control these risks, and to monitor the effectiveness of the controls. ...more



Medical Devices - Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Regulatory Purposes

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

This standard sets out the requirements for a quality management system and quality assurance systems relating to the design, development, production, installation and servicing of medical devices. ...more



Security

Information technology. Security techniques. Code of practice for information security controls

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. So have information security threats and the best ways to manage them....more



Static site guarding and mobile patrol service. Code of practice

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



Asset management. Management systems. Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001

Asset management. Management systems. Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001 BS ISO 55002:2014

Since its publication in 2004, PAS 55 has been an international success story. It is increasingly recognized as a generically applicable definition of good practices in the optimized management of physical assets....more