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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Beauty Salons Service Committee

Introduction The Beauty Professional Standards Service Group (BPSSG) is the national mirror committee for CEN TC 409 – Beauty Salon Services.  The committee has representatives from beauty salons owners, educators in the industry, suppliers of beauty salon products and insurance providers.  The BPSSG is the national forum to advise...

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Construction Standards

NSAI publications Report of the Pyrite Panel Implementation of Eurocodes in Ireland Sample Certificate of Building Categorisation for Reactive Pyrite in sub-floor hardcore material Construction Products Regulations (CPR) As part of the Better Regulation initiative, CPR intends to bring about Clarification of the basic concepts and of the use of...

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Cosmetic Standards

The term cosmetic product covers a very wide range of consumer products including: anti-wrinkle products; bath and shower preparations; creams, emulsions, lotions, gels and oils for the skin; deodorants and anti-perspirants; face masks; hair care products; make-up powders; make-up removers for the face and eyes; perfumes; products for care of...

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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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Healthcare 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 Consultative Committee

ICT and telecommunications are the backbone of industry and economic development, but with increased levels of technological reliance there is an equal increased demand for IT security, data security and good knowledge management. Standards can enable organizations achieve legal requirements and implement efficient processes. With technology advancing at a continually...

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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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Standards Development, Research & Innovation

Introduction For those involved in research and innovation across industry and academia, there are many benefits of engaging in Standards Development for new and emerging technology areas. Standards help bridge the innovation gap between research and global market impact by building customer trust and confidence in new innovative solutions –...

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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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