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BSI Standards and guidance will provide you with best practice heatth and safety management that will improve your organisation and ensure industry compliance.
BSI Standards have been developed to save lives and reduce injury, while improving your business reputation and helping you, through compliance, to avoid costly payouts.
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- Occupational Health & Safety
- Eye Protection
- Hearing Protection
- Respiratory Protective Devices
- Other Personal Protective Equipment
- Working at Height
BS 8599-1 is the standard that sets the minimum level that first aid kits should conform to. BS 8599 is written so that manufacturers of kits and anyone that assembles workplace first aid kits is producing them to the specific minimum requirements.
BS OHSAS 18002:2008
BS OHSAS 18002 gives general, hands-on support to help organizations establish, implement and improve their occupational health and safety systems, while complying with BS OHSAS 18001. BS OHSAS 18001 was created to assist organizations with the development of their policies and documents.
BS EN 12464-1:2011
If you design or specify lighting in workspace layouts, then you'll need to know about changes to the standard for lighting indoor work places, which might affect your work.
BS EN ISO 22000:2005
BS EN ISO 22000 is the international standard for food safety management systems. It outlines regulatory requirements for all organisations involved in the food supply chain.
Occupational Health and Safety:
BS OHSAS 18001:2007
BS OHSAS 18001:2007 specifies requirement for an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management System to enable an organisation to control its OHS risks and improve its performance.
Occupational health and safety management systems - Guidelines for the implementation of OHSAS 18001:2007
OHSAS 18002 provide generic assistance for establishing, implementing or improving an OHS&S management system and demonstrates successful implementation of BS OHSAS 18001.
BS 18004 provides guidance for occupational safety and health and safety management systems. It helps you to control risks and improve overall performance.
Eyewear for protection against intense light sources used on humans and animals for cosmetic and medical applications - Part 1: Specification for products
BS ISO 12609-1:2013
BS EN 1731:2006
BS EN ISO 4007:2012
Personal eye-equipment - Faceshields and visors for use with firefighters' and high performance industrial safety helmets used by firefighters, ambulance and emergency services
BS EN 14458:2004
BS EN 443:2008
BS EN 960:2006
BS EN 14572:2005
BS EN 15090:2012
BS EN 13832-1:2006
Footwear protecting against chemicals - Part 2: Requirements for footwear resistant to chemicals under laboratory conditions
BS EN 13832-2:2006
Personal protective equipment - Footwear protecting against thermal risks and molten metal splashes as found in foundries and welding - Requirements and test method
BS EN ISO 20349:2010
BS EN ISO 20345:2011
BS EN 352-8:2008
BS EN 352-8 is about entertainment audio ear-muffs. It specifies constructional and design and performance requirements, methods of test, marking requirements and user information relating to the incorporation of the entertainment audio facility.
Acoustics - Hearing protectors - Part 5: Method for estimation of noise reduction using fitting by inexperienced test subjects
DD ISO/TS 4869-5:2006
BS EN 458:2016
BS EN 13819-1:2002
Respiratory protective devices
Respiratory equipment - Open-circuit umbilical supplied compressed gas diving apparatus - Part 1: Demand apparatus
BS EN 15333-1:2008
Respiratory protective devices for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents - Part 2: Negative pressure, air purifying devices with full face mask - Specification
Respiratory protective devices for use against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents - Part 4: Powered air purifying respirators - Specification
BS 8468-4 applies to powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) intended to be used during, rescue, evacuation, escape, hazard containment and decontamination and similar activities.
BS EN 12021:2014
Respiratory protective devices - Methods of test - Part 7: Determination of particle filter penetration
BS EN 13274-7:2008
BS EN 13274-7 is a supplement to the specific device standards for respiratory protective devices. Test methods are specified for complete or parts of devices. If deviations from the test method given in this standard are necessary, these deviations will be specified in the relevant device standard.
Other Personal Protective Equipment
BS EN 659:2003+A1:2008
BS EN 659 is a European Standard which defines minimum performance requirements and test methods for firefighters' protective gloves.
Protective clothing - Electrostatic properties - Part 5: Material performance and design requirements
BS EN 1149-5:2008
BS EN 1149-5 is part of a series of standards for test methods and requirements for electrostatic properties of protective clothing.
Protective clothing - Protection against heat and flame - Limited flame spread materials, material assemblies and clothing
BS EN ISO 14116:2008
BS EN ISO 14116 specifies the performance requirements for the limited flame spread properties of materials, material assemblies and protective clothing in order to reduce the possibility of the clothing burning and therefore avoiding a hazard. Additional requirements for clothing are also specified.
Protective clothing against heat and flame - Test method for complete garments - Prediction of burn injury using an instrumented manikin
BS ISO 13506:2008
BS ISO 13506 provides the general principles of a test method for evaluating the performance of complete garments or protective clothing ensembles in a flash fire or other short duration exposures.
Working at Height
BS EN 363:2008
BS 8454 gives recommendations and guidance on the delivery of training and education for work at height, including rescue.
Code of practice for the use of rope access methods for industrial purposes - Recommendations and guidance supplementary to BS ISO 22846