Posts tagged as ISO

Standard helps local government with sustainable development

Newly revised guidelines help governments to improve their activities and align them with local needs and expectations for healthier, happier communities. The public sector is the largest service provider in any country, offering a broad array of services that directly affect residents’ lives. The challenges are many, not least balancing the expectations of citizens with […]

Standard for measuring cities’ performance

ISO has published new international standards for measuring and improving the performance of cities. When it was first published in 2014, ISO 37120 Indicators for city services and quality of life in communities was the first set of internationally standardised city indicators providing a uniform approach to what is measured and how. This enabled cities […]

New standard for facility management

Concerned with the management, operation and maintenance of an organisation’s facilities, facility management is a discipline that needs to balance the rapidly changing needs and demands of the various stakeholders it serves with effective, safe and sustainable business needs. It affects the health and well-being of all those who come in contact with an organisation […]

Standards address mine safety

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has recently published two notable standards pertaining to mine safety: ISO 19434:2017 Mining – Classification of mine accidents; and ISO 17757:2017 Earth-moving machinery and mining – Autonomous and semi-autonomous machine system safety. Classification of mine accidents ISO 19434:2017, which is applicable to all surface and underground mines, establishes a […]