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Transport of dangerous goods on land

Friday, 16 November 2012, 11:30 am | Standards New Zealand

A Correction amendment 1 to NZS 5433 Part 1:2012 Transport of dangerous goods on land – Part 1: Technical information has been published to correct an error in one clause that relates to dangerous goods when transported by sea. More >>

Review of NZS 3910:2003 Conditions of contract

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 2:49 pm | Standards New Zealand

NZS 3910:2003 Conditions of contract for building and civil engineering construction – open for public comment More >>

New international Standards for project management

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 12:03 pm | Standards New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE New international Standards for project management, market research, records, anti-bribery, and eco-efficiency, plus local case studies on the benefits of Standards to businesses More >>

Rise in product recalls highlights importance of Standards

Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 1:28 pm | Standards New Zealand

A rise in product recalls between 2009 and this year highlights the importance of Standards to New Zealanders’ safety and wellbeing, Standards New Zealand Chief Executive Debbie Chin said today. More >>

Standards Meritorious Service Awards announced

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 4:23 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand hosts the Meritorious Service Awards each year to recognise the outstanding contribution that winning committee members make to Standards development. More >>

New ISO Standard for sustainable events management

Monday, 6 August 2012, 10:28 am | Standards New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE New ISO Standard for sustainable events management – ISO 20121:2012 ISO 20121:2012 Event sustainability management systems – Requirements with guidance for use supports the organisers of events of all types – sporting, business, cultural, ... More >>

Outdoor recreation symbols Standard – new amendment

Monday, 28 May 2012, 10:27 am | Standards New Zealand

New local authority camping-related bylaws will be prepared in 2012 that will reference the Freedom Camping Act 2011 and it is important that a clear distinction is made between vehicles that are self-contained in accordance with NZS 8603:2005 and those ... More >>

Greenhouse gas emissions for horticulture products

Thursday, 24 May 2012, 1:12 pm | Standards New Zealand

PAS 2050-1:2012 Assessment of life cycle greenhouse gas emissions for horticulture products is designed to meet the product carbon footprint needs of the horticulture sector. Used in conjunction with PAS 2050, it will help reduce the impact of products ... More >>

Quality home and community support

Monday, 21 May 2012, 10:20 am | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has facilitated the revision New Zealand's Home and community support sector Standard , NZS 8158. Standards New Zealand Chief Executive Debbie Chin says that the revised Standard (NZS 8158:2012), 'reflects a fundamental shift ... More >>

Ensuring Quality And Safety In Food Supply Chains

Monday, 26 March 2012, 12:11 pm | Standards New Zealand

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published a new brochure, ISO & food – Quality and safety from farm to fork , that provides a concise overview of the Standards available to ensure quality and safety in the food industry. ... More >>

On-site domestic wastewater management

Monday, 19 March 2012, 3:22 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has published AS/NZS 1547:2012 On-site domestic wastewater management . The purpose of AS/NZS 1547 is to provide the performance objectives, requirements, and criteria to achieve sustainable and effective on-site domestic ... More >>

Standard on e-waste protects workers and environment

Thursday, 15 March 2012, 10:57 am | Standards New Zealand

Businesses and organisations that handle e-waste are strongly encouraged to make submissions on a new Standard. Standards New Zealand Chief Executive, Debbie Chin, says the draft joint Australia-New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 5377 Collection, storage, ... More >>

Safe transport of dangerous goods

Wednesday, 14 March 2012, 8:40 pm | Standards New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE Safe transport of dangerous goods – NZS 5433 updated with latest requirements Standards New Zealand has revised New Zealand's Standard for the transport of dangerous goods on land (NZS 5433). The 2012 version of NZS 5433 will help the ... More >>

New ISO publications for food safety and irradiation

Monday, 27 February 2012, 12:11 pm | Standards New Zealand

New ISO publications for food safety and safer food irradiation • Safe food from the farm – new ISO technical specification: Safer food farming is the principal benefit targeted by a new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) technical ... More >>

ISO/IEC plug and play Standard

Monday, 27 February 2012, 12:09 pm | Standards New Zealand

The newest parts of an international Standard for Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) will help devices to seamlessly cross multivendor and multi-technology networks – another step forward for intelligent homes and offices. Information technology – ... More >>

News on international transportation Standards

Monday, 27 February 2012, 12:08 pm | Standards New Zealand

Latest news on international transportation Standards • High-tech vehicles – new ISO safety Standard: As vehicles become more complex, with new features like driver assistance systems or electronic-based functions, it is important to identify ... More >>

Latest news on international business Standards

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 1:14 pm | Standards New Zealand

• How New Zealand contributes to international records management Standards: Records management is essential for good governance, efficiency, and effectiveness. Records management Standards ensure information is created properly, kept, protected, and ... More >>

Review: Conditions of contract for construction

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 1:12 pm | Standards New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE Review of NZS 3910:2003 – 'Conditions of contract for building and engineering construction' More >>

Personal Health Data Better Protected By ISO Standard

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 11:53 am | Standards New Zealand

A new Standard for Health informatics – Classification of purposes for processing personal health information , ISO/TS 14265:2011, will increase protection of personal health information used by clinicians and others in healthcare organisations. The ... More >>

Air-handling and water systems of buildings – Standards

Monday, 12 December 2011, 5:00 pm | Standards New Zealand

A suite of Standards protecting the community from the threat of legionnaires disease and other microbial organisms has been improved. The joint Australian/New Zealand Standards series AS/NZS 3666 Air-handling and water systems of buildings covers microbial ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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