Posts tagged as SABS

SABS: Industry to use independently verified, type-tested switchgear only

Both local and international standards have been amended since 2015 and this has created confusion in term of the compliance requirements of low-voltage switchgear. Inadequate testing and purchasing of untested products can have dire consequences to the supply of electricity. The South African National Standards (SANS) that apply to switchgear have been adopted from the […]

14 October: World Standards Day

14 October is celebrated annually as World Standard Day across the world by national standards bodies, regulatory institutions and public and private economic organisations. The celebration of World Standards Day is a symbolic reminder that standards and associated conformity assessment are an indispensable tool supporting the quality of products, services, environmental protection and other indicators […]

SA hosts international standard bodies in ISO assembly

South Africa will host a total 114 National Standards Bodies (NSBs) when they gather at the 42nd General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) set to get underway from 15 to 20 September 2019. The influence of standards on global economic trade relations will be under discussion at the assembly which kicks off […]