a body established in 1929 by Royal Charter. It is independent. Its main function is to lay down specifications. While in fact improving quality, conformity with the standards offers some degree of assurance for consumers.
The British Standards Institution (BSI) OHSAS 18001 certificate is the world's foremost assessment specification for occupational health and safety management systems, while the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) 14001 certificate acknowledges a rigorous corporate commitment to environmental management.
The British Standards Institution (BSI) , one of the world's largest independent certifiers of management systems, has confirmed that ADFCA is the first food control authority at the global level to commit itself to implementing an Integrated Management System (IMS) comprising six systems of international standards, making the authority a global pioneer in the area.
Two former associates of the British Standards Institution explain the ISO and AWS symbols for indicating the location, length, thickness, and penetration of butt, fillet, edge, flare groove, plug, spot, and seam welds on engineering drawings.
Peter Cornall, Head of Leisure Safety at RoSPA and Chair of the British Standards Institution committee that produced the new system, said he hoped it would provide clearer information for beach users and reduce the number of water safety incidents.