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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 - RequirementsQuality Management Systems - Requirements

BS EN ISO 9001:2015

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.

ISO 9001 has been revised to reflect the many changes in the way we now do business - new technology, greater access to information, higher customer expectations, globalization and increasing importance of service industries. ...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 ISO 14001:2015

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

The revised standard introduces a new high level structure of terms, definitions and headings that will be the same across all management systems standards. This should make it easier for users of several standards, for example BS EN ISO 9001, to integrate their management system standards.

Fire

Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildingsFire 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 buildingsExecution 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