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Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Introduction The Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Committee is dedicated to standards in new and emerging technologies in manufacturing.  It is made up of Subcommittees that are National Mirror Committees to the ISO and CEN committees developing standards in the area.  As new technologies in manufacturing emerge standards subcommittees will...

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Construction Standards

Introduction NSAI formulates standards through consultation with various interested consumer, environmental, industry and government parties.  Get involved in standards development to be at the cutting edge of your industry.  Contact standards@nsai.ie for our list of Technical Committees and contact details for relevant Technical Secretaries. You...

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Electrotechnical Standards

NSAI Electrotechnical Standards Programme The NSAI Electrotechnical Standard Programme covers all areas of electro-technology including power generation (including all renewable energy sources), transmission, distribution, smart grids, batteries, home appliances, office and medical equipment, public and private transportation, semiconductors, fibre optics, nanotechnology, multimedia, information technology, and more. It also addresses safety,...

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Food Standards

Introduction The Food Industry Standards Committee (FISC) is the national oversight committee for participation in National (Irish Standard or I.S.) European (European Norm or EN) and International standardisation (International standard organisation or ISO). The members of FISC include representatives from all parties that maybe interested or affected by National,...

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Gas Standards

Gas Technical Standards Committee (GTSC) The GTSC's scope of work covers all aspects of the supply and usage of natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), liquefied natural gas (LNG), renewable gas (biomethane, bio LPG) and hydrogen.  The membership of the committee is composed of key stakeholders/collective bodies...

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Healthcare and Lifescience Standards

Introduction The Healthcare Standardization industry is highly regulated in order to ensure the safety of the devices and their effectiveness for use. Regulators depend on published international standards to define the detail that products must comply with in order to satisfy their essential safety and effectiveness requirements. Since standards...

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ICT Standards Committee

Introduction  NSAI/TC 02 Information and Communication Technology Standards Consultative Committee (ICT SCC) provides a strategic and representative forum for national experts and stakeholder groups to engage in standardization activities at a National, European and International level.   NSAI/TC 02 also serves as the Irish national mirror committee to ISO...

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Innovation Management Systems Standards

Introduction Innovation is key to global competitiveness, productivity and human and technological progress. An organisation’s ability to innovate is widely recognised as a key factor for sustained profitable growth and economic viability, enabled by increased sales of innovative solutions for customers across competitive global markets. The innovation capabilities...

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Risk Management

Introduction Properly implemented risk management is as much about identifying opportunities as well as potential losses. NSAI has just published a compendium risk management guidance document ‘National Guidance on Implementing I.S. ISO 31000:2009 Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines.’ that will incorporate: I.S ISO 31000:2009 – Risk management ...

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Toy Safety

European Legislation in relation to Toy Safety Council Directive 88/378/EEC concerning the safety of toys: Toy safety directive prescribes essential safety requirements which toys must meet during manufacturing and before being placed on the market. These include protection against health hazards or physical injury in general, and risks associated with...

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