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British Standards Institution (BSI)

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.
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He said the operational testing at BSI was done this morning.
"Everyone at the school is very grateful to the BSI Loughborough team - thank you!"
Globally, BSI is fast becoming one of the providers of CSIR services in several key areas including cybersecurity, information management, data privacy, e-discovery and forensics, employee security awareness and training alongside the compliance and testing services provided by BSI's accredited laboratories.
Commenting on the acquisition, NEP Broadcast Services global President Mike Werteen said: "We've worked alongside BSI's team for years and share a great deal of respect for their high-quality work and technology."
The new BSI Kitemark for BIM Level 2 is said to provide the most robust measurement of an organisation's delivery of BIM projects, certifying businesses for their diligence in design and construction, asset management, supply chain management, delivery of customer service excellence, and information security.
BSI's leadership team averages over 20 years of industry experience, including eight years with the company.
BSI will continue to represent its same insurance providers and products, including Wellmark BlueCross BlueShield, Principal, United Health Care, Delta Dental, VSP, and others, in addition to gaining access to additional providers as a result of the acquisition.
Crying generally was greatest the first night, occurring in 45% of cases when all BSI approaches were considered.
To investigate the epidemiology of neonatal and paediatric BSI at Khayelitsha District Hospital (KDH) in Cape Town, SA, reporting BSI rates, pathogen profile, AMR patterns, risk factors for BSI-associated mortality and antibiotic prescribing practice.
Results: The Pashto version of BSI had high discriminant validity as the tool discriminated well between both groups of participants indicating that disability scores were significantly higher in patients as compared to normal participants i.e., students (p value =0.000).
The brain symmetry index (BSI) is one of the more popular EEG-derived parameters used in the research field for the purposes of stroke prognostication.