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Revised British Standard 8580 on legionella risk assessments issued by BSI

Business standards company the British Standards Institution (BSI) has released British Standard BS 8580-1:2019 Water Quality, Risk Assessments for Legionella Control – Code of Practice. This is a significant revision to the 2010 British Standard providing further guidelines for...
Posted On 07 Feb 2019
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BSI announces appointment of Harold Pradal in new role of Group commercial director

BSI, the business standards company, has announced the appointment of Harold Pradal as Group commercial director on the Group Executive with immediate effect. In this new role, Pradal will be directly responsible for shaping and delivering the BSI’s vision, commercial strategy...
Posted On 04 Feb 2019
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BSI appoints John Hirst CBE as non-executive director and Chairman Designate

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has announced that John Hirst CBE will be appointed as a non-executive director of the organisation with effect from Monday 15 October 2018. From 1 January 2019, Hirst will take over from the BSI’s current chairman, Sir David Brown, who...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018
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Code of Practice for employers to improve health and well-being of staff devised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new Code of Practice for organisations to help them tackle a crisis in the mental health and well-being of Britain’s workforce. No less than 137 million working days were lost to sick leave in the UK in 2016, with organisations...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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BSI report outlines how standards “support risk management and add business value”

BSI, the business standards company, has produced a report examining how standards support risk managers. Written in conjunction with Airmic – the UK association for risk and insurance professionals – the report describes what standards are and how they’re developed. In...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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BSI performs strongly with continued global growth mapped out in 2017 financials

BSI, the business standards and improvement company, has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2017.  Global revenue has risen for the eighteenth year in a row to £473 million, representing an increase of 18%, while underlying operating profit has grown by 19% to...
Posted On 27 Apr 2018
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British Standard BS 8572 for procurement of facilities services revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published BS 8572:2018 Procurement of Facility-Related Services Code of Practice. The revised British Standard guides those responsible for the management of facilities through a roadmap for successful procurement. BS 8572 was developed to...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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New international standard for occupational Health and Safety management launched by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has published the first global standard for occupational Health and Safety management: ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management – Requirements with Guidance for Use. ISO 45001 was created to address the global need to improve the...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018
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Smart Cities specification for data, information and asset security management launched by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has launched a new smart cities specification for safeguarding data and information security in cities. PAS 185 Smart Cities – Specification for Establishing and Implementing a Security-Minded Approach lists the requirements for creating a...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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British Standard BS 7799-3 focused on information security risk revised by BSI

BSI, the business standards company, has revised its guidance standard for information security management systems, namely BS 7799-3 Guidelines for Information Security Risk Management. BS 7799-3 specifically assists organisations regarding the risks and opportunities of aspects...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017