One of BCGA's main objectives is to "...promote and advise on safe practice, participate in standards-making and provide departments of Government with access to expert advice and to assist in the preparation of practicable and relevant legislation that applies to the industry and its customers. These objectives are focused principally on standards-making and legislation associated with Britain's membership of the European Union."
BSI provide an excellent service to the UK gases industry and the benefits to you and the gases industry are described in an article written by Charlie Duncombe, Standards Operations, BSI
A number of BCGA members are active in BSI committees. A current list is shown here (BCGA member login required).
There is no better time to influence the major changes that are taking place in our industry. As we move towards global standards, you can make a difference by supporting your National committees.
BSI is the National Standards Body of the UK, with a globally recognised reputation for independence, integrity and innovation in the production of standards that promote best practice. It develops and sells standards and standardisation solutions to meet the needs of business and society.
ISO Website International Organization for Standardization
The site can be navigated without logging in and includes comprehensive information regarding all ISO standards, ISO technical Committees and, if you have a spare moment or two, the ISO rules.
It is possible to search the site by technical body. For each committee, their standards, business plan, work programme and published standards are listed. Also available from the homepage are many other functions and information about CEN, the CEN rules and drafting standards.