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All users of the IET Wiring Regulations need to be aware of the coming changes in Amendment No. 3 to the 17th Edition (BS 7671:2008+A3:2015).
Potentially life-saving changes are proposed making this a vital update.
BS EN 61439-1:2011
BS EN 60079-0:2012 + A11:2013
Design and manufacture of site built, vertical, cylindrical, flat-bottomed steel tanks for the storage of refrigerated, liquefied gases with operating temperatures between 0ºc and -165ºc - Part 4: Insulation components
BS EN 14620-4:2006
BS EN 14620-4:2006 specifies the requirements for materials, design and installation of the insulation of refrigerated liquefied gas (RLG) storage tanks.
Bitumen road emulsions - Part 2: Code of practice for the use of cationic bitumen emulsions on roads and other paved areas
BS 434-2 provides recommendations and guidance on the general usage of cationic bituminous emulsions on roads and other paved areas.
Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments. Classification of air cleanliness by chemical concentration (ACC)
BS EN ISO 14644-8:2013
BS EN 10083-1:2006
BS EN 10083-1:2006 has been developed by technical experts as an invaluable to guide to the standard purchase specifications and delivery conditions of semi-finished, hot formed products.
It should be read in conjunction with BSEN 10083-2:2006 and BS EN 10083-3:2006. ...more
BS 7212:2006 Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Construction Hoists' provides recommendations and guidance on the installation, maintenance, examination and operation of construction hoists, including hoistway protection, and the management of these activities.
Marking of electrical and electronic equipment in accordance with Article 11(2) of Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE)
BS EN 50419:2006
BS EN 50419 contains the marking requirements needed to ensure compliance with WEEE Directive.
These marking requirements are applicable to all manufacturers and producers of electrical and electronic equipment distributed within the EU. ...more
BS 7121-1: 2006 gives best practice recommendations for the safe installation and use of cranes and lifting equipment, including self-erecting tower cranes.
This British Standard covers subjects such as the selection of tower cranes and planning the installation - including site specific design work. ...more
Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials - Part 1: Criteria for the selection of the appropriate level of quality requirements
BS EN ISO 3834-1:2005
This International Standard, a part of the ISO 3834 series, provides a general outline of ISO 3834 and criteria to be taken into account for the selection of the appropriate level of quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials.
Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials - Part 2: Comprehensive quality requirements
BS EN ISO 3834-2:2005
This part of ISO 3834 defines comprehensive quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials both in workshops and at field installation sites.
This International Standard covers welding consumables, storage of parent materials, ...more
Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials - Part 3: Standard quality requirements
BS EN ISO 3834-3:2005
Trees are important elements of green infrastructure, contributing to urban cooling through evapotranspiration and providing micro-climatic effects that can reduce energy demands in buildings.
Specification for the installation and maintenance of gas fires, convector heaters, fire/back boilers and decorative fuel effect gas fires - Part 3: Decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (2nd and 3rd family gases)
This part of BS 5871 specifies installation and maintenance requirements for open flued decorative fuel effect gas appliances of heat input not exceeding 20 kW (see Note 2) burning 2nd and 3rd family gases in rooms or internal spaces in domestic or commercial premises, including public houses and restaurants.
Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of persons and goods - Part 20: Passenger and goods passenger lifts
BS EN 81-20:2014
BS EN 81-20 specifies the safety rules for permanently installed new passenger or goods passenger lifts.
The requirements of this standard also apply in cases where the use of lifts is by people with disabilities. ...more