The following is an opinion piece by John Henry, who represents CFA on Standards Australia committee EV-015 Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Accounting, the national mirror committee to ISO/TC 207/SC 7. The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has Climate Change Adaptation on its radar thanks to the sub-committee on Greenhouse Gas Measurement and Related Activities (ISO/TC…
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The International Organization for Standardization (IOS) has published a new standard for Sustainable Procurement – ISO 20400 Sustainable procurement. The standard applies to the purchasing decisions made by organisations when they choose suppliers. It ensures that a company’s suppliers behave ethically, that the products and services purchased are sustainable and capable of meeting organisation and…
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Standards Australia in conjunction with the Department of Finance, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) and other stakeholders, are pleased to announce Australia will be adopting an internationally aligned standard for ICT accessibility in procurement. Standards Australia CEO, Dr Bronwyn Evans, said that the new Australian Standard is to be used as guidance…
Read More Standards Australia and Department of Finance combine to provide greater access to technology for Australians living with a disability.
In June 2016 Standards Australia (SA) delegates attended the ISO international workshop Global Services ISO standards as solutions which preceded ISO’s COPOLCO Meeting. Both events were held in Geneva. ISO has a strong consumer focus and believes that integrating the view of the consumer is important in standards development because it offers a real-life perspective,…
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One of CFA’s key activities is to choose and support consumer representatives
Read More Essential consumer input on development of Australian Standards
Interim Australian Standard issued in response to Coroner’s recommnedations
Read More New safety requirements for water inflatables
New standard AS 3533.4.2 developed for indoor play facilities
Read More Challenge and safety in indoor play for kids
Most private swimming pools drownings involve children under five
Read More Swimming pools: Standards enhance child safety
Standards are crucial for increasing efficiency and CFA thanks our voluntary Standards Representatives.
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Three new forensic standards promote consistent practices and procedures.
Read More Crime scene investigations need standards too!
What may look like a good shower may not be confirmed by use.
Read More Why do showers need a standard?