The Standards New Zealand office is officially closed for Labour weekend from 5pm on Friday 24 October and will reopen at 8.30am, Tuesday 28 October 2014.
Did you know that the first New Zealand standard developed was for No. 8 wire? And that New Zealand was the first country in the world to establish a standard for bungy jumping?
We are seeking comment on a draft standard that will assist organisations to achieve a truly inclusive workplace that employs people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, takatāpui, queer, and intersex (LGBTTQI) communities.
A new iBook will help DIYers – and tradespeople – with improving building access for people with disabilities, with a particular focus on access ways and ramps.
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The regulation of engineers is to be strengthened and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is seeking comments on a set of proposals and options.
The ISO week was held from 8 to 12 September 2014 in Rio de Janeiro and included more than 500 delegates from around the world ... more
AS/NZS 1900:2014 Flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition specifies the design and performance requirements for manufacturers of flotation aids. These flotation aids help non-swimmers to be comfortable in water and to learn to swim.
AS/NZS ISO 19011:2014 Guidelines for auditing management systems provides guidance on auditing management systems and includes the principles of auditing, managing an audit program, and conducting management system audits.
A set of universal hand signals has been published. The set is for adoption wherever lifting operations take place in building or construction and will make those operations safer and more efficient.