British Standards Information
The British Standards Institution (BSI) is now the world's leading standards and quality services organisation. Formed in 1901 and incorporated under Royal Charter in 1929, the British Standards Institution is the oldest National Standards-making body in the world independent of government, industry and trade associations. The British Standards Institution is globally recognized as an independent and impartial body serving both the private and public sectors.
The British Standards Institution works with manufacturing and service industries, business and governments, to facilitate the production of British Standards, European Standards and International Standards.
BSI Standards are documents, established by consensus and approved by a recognized body, that provides rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results for common and repeated use.
British Standards represent an indispensable level of know-how in any given area. In the context of public contracts or international trade, British Standards are essential to simplify and clarify contractual relations.
British Standards Overview
The British Standards Institution (BSI) is the National Standards Body of the UK responsible for facilitating, drafting, publishing and marketing standards and related information products. British Standards provides organizations with leading-edge best practice solutions that represent and support the needs of UK business and society at home and abroad.The Use of British Standards
Over recent years British Standards a prerequisite to worldwide trade. A very large percentage
of export is influenced by the European and International Standards business, with European Union standards automatically adopted as British Standards.
Consumers too, value the reassurance of safety and quality that conformity to British Standards means. British Standards contribute positively to creating safer and healthier workplaces and particularly with environmental management, they enable progressive steps towards eliminating the harmful effects of industry on the environment. The Scope of British Standards
With collaborative ventures and a strong national and international profile, British Standards is at the heart of the world of standardization, providing UK industry and other stakeholders with their major access to and influence on standardization, both in the European arena (with CEN, CENELEC and ETSI) and internationally (with ISO and IEC) British Standards cover an extremely wide range of products, services and processes. British Standards are available for; Administration, Aerospace Components & Fasteners, Construction in General, Electrical Components, Fire, Accident & Crime Protection. There are also British Standards covering Food Technology, Occupational & Personal Safety, Railway Engineering, and Road Vehicle Engineering to name just a few subject areas.
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