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Access to independent standards organizations, agencies and governmental bodies both in the USA and internationally. Majority provide online standard ordering capabilities.

Government Laws » ANSI Standards

Online version of the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) catalog

ANSI Standards - Online Store [1019] ?

Electronic version of the ANSI catalog of standards (fees) - must order from ANSI

Government Laws » ASTM Standards

Ordering information for American Society for Testing and Materials

ASTM Standards [852] ?

American Society for Testing and Materials standards (fees)

Government Laws » Construction Codes

Building code standards such as UBC, UFC, NEC available for ordering

International Code Council Building Codes (ICC) [1054] ?

Ordering information for building code standards such as I-Codes, NBC, etc

Government Laws » NFPA Standards

National Fire Protection Association codes

NFPA Standards [911] ?

National Fire Protection Association standards

International Government » Australia

Australia - References from government and business entities

Standards Australia [4595] ?

Purchase Australian standards (fees)

International Government » Canada

Canada - References from government and business entities

CSA Group [11874] ?

Standards provide safety or performance requirements for products and services

Standards Council of Canada [4598] ?

Has the mandate to promote efficient and effective voluntary standardization in Canada

International Government » European Union

European Union - References from government and business entities

European Commission for Standardization [4625] ?

Standards body for the European Commission

International Government » Finland

Finland - References from government and business entities

Finnish Standards Association [4601] ?

National SFS Standards are sold in Finland only by SFS

International Government » France

France - References from government and business entities

Standards: AFNOR - France [4602] ?

Source for NF certification of products and services in France

International Government » Germany

Germany - References from government and business entities

Standards: German Institute for Standardization [4603] ?

Source to obtain Germany's DIN Standards via online catalogue

International Government » Greece

Greece - References from government and business entities

Hellenic Organization for Standardization - Greece [4604] ?

Standardization, certification and quality in Greece - online catalague for standards

International Government » Iceland

Iceland - References from government and business entities

Icelandic Standards - IST [4607] ?

The national standards body of Iceland

International Government » India

India - References from government and business entities

Bureau of Indian Standards [13094] ?

The National Standards Body of India

International Government » Ireland

Ireland - References from government and business entities

National Standards Authority of Ireland [4360] ?

Provides a comprehensive product and management system certification service

International Government » Italy

Italy - References from government and business entities

Standards: Italian Organization for Standardization [4606] ?

Disseminate standards in all sectors except for electrotechnical and electronic standards

International Government » Japan

Japan - References from government and business entities

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee [19300] ?

National standards body for Japan

International Government » Luxembourg

Luxembourg - References from government and business entities

Updated Standards: Luxembourg [4626] ?

Main standards body for the government of Luxembourg (French)

International Government » Netherlands

Netherlands - References from government and business entities

Netherlands Standardization Institute [4608] ?

Standards for the Netherlands

International Government » New Zealand

New Zealand - References from government and business entities

Standards New Zealand [4596] ?

New Zealand standards (fees) & download amendments and drafts

International Government » Norway

Norway - References from government and business entities

Norwegian Standards Association [4609] ?

Provides an overview of NSF and E-mail addresses to obtain NSF standards

International Government » Portugal

Portugal - References from government and business entities

Portugese Institute for Quality [4610] ?

Manages and develops the Portuguese Quality System (SPQ) for quality matters in Portugal

International Government » Singapore

Singapore - References from government and business entities

Updated Singapore Productivity and Innovation for Growth [4612] ?

Standards development, productivity promotion, manpower development, benchmarking

International Government » South Africa

South Africa - References from government and business entities

Updated South African Bureau of Standards [4614] ?

Information of how to purchase SA standards and organisation information

International Government » Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - References from government and business entities

Sri Lanka Standards Institution [4615] ?

National Standards Body (NSB) prepares National Standards Specifications & Codes of Practices

International Government » Sweden

Sweden - References from government and business entities

Swedish Standards Institution [4616] ?

Produce and sell standards, quality certification, eco-labelling and related services

International Government » Switzerland

Switzerland - References from government and business entities

Swiss Association for Standardization [4617] ?

Main body for developing technical standards for Switzerland

International Government » Thailand

Thailand - References from government and business entities

Thai Industrial Standards Institute [4618] ?

National standards body for Thailand

International Government » United Kingdom

United Kingdom - References from government and business entities

British Standards Institution [4600] ?

Purchase BSI standards via an electronic catalogue

IT Administration » Data Xchg Stds

Electronic data interface (EDI) and other data exchange standards

Data Interchange Standards Association [228] ?

Supports the development of electronic data interchange (EDI) standards in insurance

IAIABC & EDI [1463] ?

Information on the IAIABC EDI requirements for workers compensation

Professional Societies » Standards Institutes

Associations responsible for the promulgation of industry standards

American National Standards Institute [211] ?

Provides access to information on the ANSI Federation

Factory Mutual [839] ?

Tests and approves a wide variety of products related to property loss prevention

GS1 US BarCodes [139] ?

Establishes industry standards for product identification (formerly Universal Product Code (UPC) (fees)

IEEE Standards Association [13312] ?

Standards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Industry Standards Organizations [3667] ?

Alphabetical listing of organizations that promulgate industry standards

International Code Council [5334] ?

International building codes and standards (combines BOCA, ICBO & SBCCI)

International Electrotechnical Commission [4370] ?

Publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors [1567] ?

Assure adherence to NBIC code construction and repair of boilers and pressure vessels

National Electrical Manufacturers Association [2223] ?

Develops standards for the electrical manufacturing industry as well as NTCIP standards

National Fire Protection Association [430] ?

Nonprofit organization that creates codes, standards and research on fire safety

Safety Equipment Institute [4941] ?

Third-party certification programs to test and certify a broad range of safety equipment

Underwriters Laboratories [841] ?

Not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization

State Agencies » MA-Massachusetts

US state agencies, laws and regulations for the state of Massachusetts

452 C.M.R. 1.00 - 8.00 Rules and Regs. of the DIA [4605] ?

Code of Massachusetts Regulations for the Dept of Industrial Accidents






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