International Organization for Standardization (ISO) News

BM TRADA Provides ISO 50001 Energy Management Certification To Wood-Based Materials Manufacturer EGGER

As one of the pioneering manufacturers of wood-based materials, EGGER (UK) Ltd was eager to take advantage of ISO 50001 Energy Management certification. The sustainable use of raw materials is a top priority for the company, generating heat in its biomass power plants and using environmentally friendly logistics systems. Having had a positive experience during the ISO 14001 accreditation process, EGGER (UK) Ltd turned again to BM TRADA. Rising energy costs and increasing regulatory pressure to...

Bosch Security Systems Introduces Video Fire Detection Solutions With AVIOTEC

The Bosch AVIOTEC IP Starlight 8000 provides early and reliable fire detection for challenging environments. Featuring unique technology, the Bosch AVIOTEC can spot fire and disturbances, predicts behavior to reduce false alarms and speeds up reaction time. CSIRO Approved & ActivFire Listed, the AVIOTEC VFD offers proven detection reliability for all test fires (TF1 through TF8) as specified in the various ISO AS7240 and EN54 standards. Product Features Very fast fire and smoke detection...

PPE Designers To Develop Innovative Solutions For Firefighters With Maximum Protection And Comfort

Across the world, fire and rescue services vary greatly, and each will have their own unique circumstances and challenges to deal with. Firefighters in the USA and Australia are more likely to face wildland fires, whilst in the Middle East, firefighters deal more regularly with transport related fires involving hazardous materials. In many European countries, less than 10% of call-outs are fire related at all, with firefighters much more likely to attend traffic accidents, medical emergencies o...

New ISO Report Will Aid Escape From Buildings When Fire Breaks Out

A new ISO report will aid in the design of more fire-safe buildings Report gives advice on emergency people management A new ISO technical report on how people behave when fire breaks out will help in designing safer buildings that make escape easier and reduce exposure to flames and heat. ISO/TR 16738:2009, Fire-safety engineering - Technical information on methods for evaluating behaviour and movement of people provides information on engineering methods used for the eva...

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