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Electrical appliances and power tools – safety

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, 12:19 pm | Standards New Zealand

Australian and New Zealand joint electrical Standards developed by EL-002, the ‘Joint Australian/New Zealand committee on the safety of household and similar electrical appliances, tools, small power transformers, and power supplies’, are used by manufacturers, ... More >>

New Standards available for medical devices

Monday, 3 May 2010, 9:28 am | Standards New Zealand

Clinical investigation of medical devices for human subjects – General requirements BS EN ISO 14155-1:2009 defines the procedures for the conduct and performance of clinical investigations of medical devices, where their clinical performance and ... More >>

Information and documentation standards

Monday, 3 May 2010, 9:26 am | Standards New Zealand

Two important ISO Standards that will underpin interoperability among library and related systems, services, and databases, have been finalised. More >>

Revised safety Standards for prams and cots

Monday, 3 May 2010, 9:23 am | Standards New Zealand

Prams and strollers – Safety requirements AS/NZS 2088:2009. AS/NZS 2088:2009 provides manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, retailers, authorities, and resellers of prams and strollers with improved minimum safety requirements, to reduce the likelihood ... More >>

Food manufacturers – new tool to control hazards

Monday, 3 May 2010, 9:21 am | Standards New Zealand

Thousands of food manufacturers worldwide stand to benefit from a newly published document in the ISO 22000 series designed to prevent and control food safety hazards. Prerequisite programmes on food safety – Part 1: Food manufacturing, ISO technical ... More >>

Radio frequency identification traces products

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 1:23 pm | Standards New Zealand

The need to be able to trace products throughout the supply chain has strongly increased in recent years, for reasons of safety and reliability. The new Supply chain applications of RFID – Product tagging Standard ISO 17367:2009 will help manufacturers and distributors ... More >>

Risk management Standard seminar series scheduled

Wednesday, 31 March 2010, 11:13 am | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand and the New Zealand Society for Risk Management Inc. are running seminars about applying the international Standard Risk management – Principles and guidelines ISO 31000:2009. The half-day seminars are scheduled for Auckland (12 ... More >>

Meritorious Service Award winners announced

Thursday, 25 March 2010, 10:24 am | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand celebrated and announced Standards New Zealand's 'Meritorious Service Award' winners at awards breakfasts in February and March 2010. Guest speakers Hon Maurice Williamson (in Auckland), Hon Lianne Dalziel (in Wellington), and Hon ... More >>

Photography - ISO Standard Weathers Test Of Time

Monday, 22 March 2010, 5:11 pm | Standards New Zealand

One of the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO's) oldest Standards has been fully updated with the latest technological innovations and market requirements. Photography and graphic technology – Density measurements ISO 5:2009 is the latest ... More >>

Gas Measurement Standard – Amendment Published

Monday, 22 March 2010, 5:09 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has published Amendment 1 to Gas measurement NZS 5259:2004. NZS 5259 specifies acceptance tests for gas meters and correctors, gas meter selection and installation, and provides for conversion of measured volume to energy. More >>

Sprinkler Systems – Revised Standard Published

Monday, 22 March 2010, 5:04 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has published the revised Standard Fire sprinkler systems for life safety in sleeping occupancies (up to 2000 square metres) NZS 4515:2009. Sprinkler systems that comply with NZS 4515 provide high levels of life and property ... More >>

Crop Management – New Farmer-Friendly Standard

Monday, 22 March 2010, 4:54 pm | Standards New Zealand

Farmers can now improve their farm's performance and increase customer satisfaction with a new Standard from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for implementing an ISO 9001 quality management system (QMS) for crop production. More >>

Wind Farm Noise - Revised Acoustics Standard

Monday, 1 March 2010, 4:46 pm | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has published Acoustics – Wind farm noise NZS 6808:2010. The revised and improved Standard recommends limits on wind farm noise. NZS 6808:2010 provides tools to assess, measure, and limit noise from wind turbines. The revised ... More >>

Nine Standards NZ releases published on website

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 4:56 pm | Standards New Zealand

Nine Standards New Zealand media releases were published on our website today. More >>

New risk management Standard available now

Thursday, 26 November 2009, 2:45 pm | Standards New Zealand

The new Risk management – Principles and guidelines Standard, AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 is available now for purchase from Standards New Zealand. AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 is a joint Australia/New Zealand adoption of the newly published ISO 31000:2009, and ... More >>

Revised steel structures standard published

Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 11:00 am | Standards New Zealand

Standards New Zealand has just published Steel structures Standard – Part 1: Materials, fabrication, and construction (NZS 3404.1:2009) which will supersede in part NZS 3404 Parts 1 and 2:1997 including Amendment No. 1 and No. 2 (NZS 3404:1997). NZS ... More >>

Environment Standards – what’s been happening?

Friday, 9 October 2009, 1:40 pm | Standards New Zealand

Each month in Standards New Zealand’s electronic magazine, Touchstone, the ‘environment’ section includes information about the latest environment Standards and Standards in development, at More >>

Safer scuba diving training – new Standards

Friday, 9 October 2009, 1:38 pm | Standards New Zealand

Two new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standards will make scuba diving training programmes safer for diving newcomers as well as more experienced divers. The Standards are aimed at introductory scuba experience training programmes ... More >>

Protecting sailing enthusiasts

Friday, 9 October 2009, 1:37 pm | Standards New Zealand

A new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standard will help prevent death and injury to sailors attached to sailing trapezes on small craft, by ensuring they can release themselves from the wire hooking them to the boat in emergencies. More >>

Revision of Standard for timber-framed buildings

Wednesday, 19 August 2009, 1:07 pm | Standards New Zealand

As advised in December 2008, Timber-framed buildings NZS 3604:1999, the foremost Standard in New Zealand for the building and construction industry in New Zealand, is being revised. The project is now well underway. The draft revised Standard is ... More >>