Update from the NZSE

Welcome to my April update for Touchstone.

This month, a further update on progress of the standard for testing and decontamination of methamphetamine-contaminated properties and we have standards proposed for withdrawal out for comment.

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Publication announcements

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AS/NZS 2311:2017

Guide to the painting of buildings

Painting a house
  • Draft for comment (7)

      • DR AS/NZS 5139:2017 Electrical installations—Safety of battery systems for use with power conversion equipment (Revision of AS 4086.2-1997)

        Comments are invited until 15/08/2017

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      • DR AS/NZS 2891.14.15:2017 Methods of sampling and testing asphalt Method 14.15: Mean, standard deviation coefficient of variation and characteristic values

        Comments are invited until 11/08/2017

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      • DR AS/NZS 60065:2017 Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus – Safety requirements (IEC 60065:2014 (ED.8.0), MOD - Revision of AS/NZS 60065:2012)

        Comments are invited until 14/07/2017

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      • DZ 2295:2006/V2.0 Pliable, permeable building underlays

        The comment period closed on 22/06/2017

      • DR AS/NZS ISO 10007:2017 Quality management - Guidelines for configuration management (Revision of AS ISO 10007-2003)

        Comments are invited until 10/07/2017

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      • DR AS/NZS ISO 15706.2:2017 Information and documentation—International Standard Audiovisual Number (ISAN) - Part 2: Version identifier

        Comments are invited until 10/07/2017

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      • DR AS/NZS ISO 21127:2017 Information and documentation - A reference ontology for the interchange of cultural heritage information

        Comments are invited until 10/07/2017

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  • Standards Published (2)

      • Amendment 2:2017 to NZS 5465:2001 Self containment of motor caravans and caravans

        Amendment 2 strengthens the minimum requirements of a toilet within a motor caravan or caravan to help ensure a consistent interpretation of the Standard can be easily applied. There have also been some minor changes to the requirements for an initial self containment certificate and transitional arrangements outlining how long certificates and warrants issued under the previous version of this Standard will still be in effect.

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      • AS/NZS 3010:2017 Electrical installations - Generating sets

        Sets out the minimum safety requirements related to the use of generating sets for the supply of electricity at voltages normally exceeding 50 V (AC) or 120 V (DC).
        Supersedes AS/NZS 3010:2005

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  • Withdrawals and Proposals to Withdraw (1)

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