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As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.

The Institute oversees the creation, promulgation and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that directly impact businesses in nearly every sector: from acoustical devices to construction equipment, from dairy and livestock production to energy distribution, and many more. ANSI is also actively engaged in accreditation - assessing the competence of organizations determining conformance to standards.

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2020-06-26
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Dear Standards Action Reader:

The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

All 2020 issues of Standards Action can be accessed by clicking on the “Library” button on the ANSIOnline home page, clicking on the “Read Standards Action” icon on the Welcome page, and selecting “Current Standards Action issues” from the menu on the Standards Action page. You may also access this week’s issue by clicking on the link below:

 

ANSI Standards Action, June 26, 2020

News Items from ANSI’s “What’s New?” Newsletter

WHAT’S NEW?

June 22, 2020

What’s New? is a weekly electronic newsletter produced and distributed free of charge to the members and constituents of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For a complete listing of ANSI news and events, visit www.ansi.org.

HEADLINES

New Rule from Commerce Department Enables U.S. Companies to More Fully Engage in International 5G and Telecommunications Standards-Setting

The new action is intended to ensure Huawei’s placement on the Entity List in May 2019 does not prevent American companies from contributing to important standards-developing activities. According to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the action recognizes the importance of harnessing American ingenuity to advance and protect economic and national security.

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Safely Interacting with Customers and Protecting Company Data

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue:

  • ASHRAE Launches Free Webinars Focused on Building Reopening
  • ASIS Offers Disease Outbreak Security Resources
  • The Electronic Components Industry Association Issues Guidelines for Safely Interacting with Customers and Business
  • Plastics Industry Association Launches Guidelines for Reopening America
  • U.S. Green Building Council Affiliate Arc Releases Tools and Analytics for Reentry of Buildings

Standards Alliance Phase 2 Supports COVID-19 Response and Recovery

ANSI is pleased to announce that the Standards Alliance Phase 2, as part of its public-private partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will specifically address the COVID-19 response and recovery. ANSI is pleased that the critical role of standards that support public health and safety will be recognized with $3.5 million of federal funds and corresponding private sector funds obligated to the SA2.

ANAB Accredits the Institut Africain de I’Aviation Civile to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas Emission Verification

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSI, has accredited the Institut Africain de l’Aviation Civile (INSAFAC) under ISO 14065:2013, Greenhouse gases - Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition.

Reminder: Young Professionals Sought for Prominent 2020 International Electrotechnology Workshop Competition

The U.S. National Committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission has opened nominations for emerging electrotechnology professionals to participate in an in-depth, three-day IEC Young Professionals 2020 Workshop, which will be now be held on November 9-11, 2020, in conjunction with the 84th IEC General Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. Candidate nominations via the USNC Young Professionals Workshop Nomination Form will be accepted until July 31, 2020.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the ANSI Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. In this issue:

  • ECIA Podcasts Discuss Electronic Components Industry, COVID Impact, Data Security, and More
  • The PDF Association and the 3D PDF Consortium Release New Document on PDF Technology Use in Manufacturing
  • PCI Series Highlights Women in Payments

PMI Releases New Report on Diversity in Project Teams

PUBLIC POLICY

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, June 15-19, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

PUBLICATIONS   

Standards Action, June 19, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.      

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Take advantage of ANSI member benefits including discounts and monthly webinars – to name a few.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Visit the Events Section of ANSI Online regularly for complete event information.

World Standards Week 2020 October 19-23 Washington DC

https://www.ansi.org/meetings_events/WSWEEK/WSW2020/

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

https://www.ansi.org/education_trainings/overview?menuid=9?&utm_source=outlook&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=OO_EML_%20June-22-2020-whatsnew_BG

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ISO 80601-2-12 / ISO/TR 21954 - Critical Care Ventilator Set
Access the safety and essential performance requirements for critical care ventilators using the ISO 80601-2-12 / ISO/TR 21954 - Critical Care Ventilator Set.

Standards Connect

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2020-06-19
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Dear Standards Action Reader:

The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

All 2020 issues of Standards Action can be accessed by clicking on the “Library” button on the ANSIOnline home page, clicking on the “Read Standards Action” icon on the Welcome page, and selecting “Current Standards Action issues” from the menu on the Standards Action page. You may also access this week’s issue by clicking on the link below: NOTE: Please see Pages 26 and 27 for ExSC_066_2020, a Proposed Revision to the ANSI Essential Requirements.

ANSI Standards Action, June 19, 2020

News Items from ANSI’s “What’s New?” Newsletter

WHAT’S NEW?

June 15, 2020

What’s New? is a weekly electronic newsletter produced and distributed free of charge to the members and constituents of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For a complete listing of ANSI news and events, visit www.ansi.org

HEADLINES

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Recognizes How American National Standards and Innovation Support a Resilient Infrastructure

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has recognized and encouraged the use of American National Standards among its resilience policy principles aimed at fueling prosperity in communities across the country.

ANSI Opens Nominations for Policy Advisory Groups and Committee on Education

ANSI invites its members to recommend qualified candidates for membership on the Institute's Policy Advisory Groups (PAGs) and Committee on Education (CoE). All nominations must be received by ANSI by the deadline on Monday, July 6, 2020.

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Building Re-occupancy and Water Treatment, New Funding to Ramp up Vaccine Vials

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue:

  • Corning Awarded Funding to Ramp Up Glass Vaccine Vial Production
  • Honeywell Shares "N95 Masks Explained," Highlights How Automation Can Help Fast Track a Vaccine
  • International Code Council Offers Guidance on Building Re-occupancy for Reopening Economies
  • Kohler Supports COVID-19 Efforts with Safety Equipment Items
  • LakePharma Releases Webinars on Reagents and Assays for COVID Antibody Response

NIST Extends Deadline for Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program

ANSI encourages stakeholders to apply to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) FY2020 Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program by the new deadline on June 24, 2020.

ISO, IEC, and ITU May 2020 Listings of Work Items Published

In an effort to increase stakeholder engagement and collaboration and reduce duplicative work, the International Organization for Standardization, International Electrotechnical Commission, and the International Telecommunications Union have coordinated the publication of a monthly document that lists all new work items from the three organizations, including updates on the projects and timelines for technical committee work.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trailblazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue: ASTM has announced several new hires:

  • Craig Updyke is the director of global policy and international trade, based in the Washington, DC office.
  • Maria Jiverage has been appointed manager of global cooperation and training in ASTM’s headquarters in West Conshohocken, PA.
  • Michael Kottman is additive manufacturing R&D project engineer.

Martin White has been named head of additive manufacturing programs – Europe region.

PUBLIC POLICY

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, June 8-12, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

PUBLICATIONS         

Standards Action, June 12, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Take advantage of ANSI member benefits including discounts and monthly webinars – to name a few.

View ANSI Member Benefits

Learn About ANSI - Free Webinar First Friday of Each Month

For questions, or info on how to become an ANSI member,
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Savings for Lenovo technology is a year-round benefit of a full ANSI Membership.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Visit the Events Section of ANSI Online regularly for complete event information.

World Standards Week 2020 October 19-23 Washington DC

https://www.ansi.org/meetings_events/WSWEEK/WSW2020/

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

https://share.ansi.org/Shared%20Documents/Education%20and%20Training/Committee%20on%20Education/Education%20and%20Training%20Brochure%202019,%20Online%20Version.pdf

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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ACCESS STANDARDS

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ISO 22301/ISO 22316/ISO 22320/ ISO 22395-Community and Organizational Emergency Resilience Package
Implement standards needed for emergency and incident management for communities and businesses using the ISO 22301/ ISO 22316/ ISO 22320/ ISO 22395- Community and Organizational Emergency Resilience Package. The package also includes guidance on organizational resilience, supporting vulnerable people in an emergency and business continuity requirements.

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2020-06-12
Location: Newsletter
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Dear Standards Action Reader:

The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

All 2020 issues of Standards Action can be accessed by clicking on the “Library” button on the ANSIOnline home page, clicking on the “Read Standards Action” icon on the Welcome page, and selecting “Current Standards Action issues” from the menu on the Standards Action page. You may also access this week’s issue by clicking on the link below:

ANSI Standards Action, June 12, 2020

News Items from ANSI’s “What’s New?” Newsletter

June 8, 2020

What’s New? is a weekly electronic newsletter produced and distributed free of charge to the members and constituents of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For a complete listing of ANSI news and events, visit www.ansi.org

HEADLINES

Call for Nominations for 2021 ANSI Board of Directors

ANSI invites all of its members to recommend qualified candidates for the 2021 ANSI Board of Directors. All nominations must be received by ANSI no later than Monday, July 6, 2020.

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Deciding to Open? Guidance for Back to Work, a New Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Agents, and More

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue:

  • CDC Issues Guidance to Help Communities and Businesses Plan and Respond
  • ADA Helps Dentists with Patient Protocols during Coronavirus
  • ASTM International’s Subcommittee on Antimicrobial Agents Gears up to Fight the Virus
  • Oracle Launches Employee Care Package for the New Workplace
  • RESNA Offers Resource to Stay Connected to Assistive Technology Professionals

Wired Article, Featuring Workcred, Highlights Stackable Credentials to Bolster Success amid Uncertain Job Market

A new article by Wired, More Students Are ‘Stacking’ Credentials en Route to a Degree, sheds light on how stackable credentials, also known as "microcredentials," boost candidate qualifications. Workcred's associate executive director, Karen Elzey, explains in the article how graduating with a combination of certificates or certifications and a bachelor’s degree can show employers that candidates have a breadth of knowledge.

Tomorrow is World Accreditation Day: See How Accreditation Improves Food Safety in ANAB’s Cookbook

World Accreditation Day (#WAD2020) on June 9, 2020, is a global initiative established by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation and the International Accreditation Forum to promote the value of accreditation. See how the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) supports WAD, and helps assure the safety of the food supply in ANAB’s Quarantine Cookbook.

EvoLLLution Article Features Workcred's Efforts on Embedding Certifications into Undergraduate Programs

Karen Elzey, associate executive director of Workcred, recently discussed the growing interest in embedding industry-recognized certifications into college and university degree programs. The interview was published on May 25, 2020, by the online newspaper publication, The EvoLLLution, which covers topics related to non-traditional higher education.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the ANSI Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. In this issue:

  • UL and SAE to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicle Standards Development
  • CPSC Issues Tips to Avoid Injury Outdoors During COVID-19
  • ICC Extends Deadline for 2021 and 2022 Committee Applications
  • RIMS Webinar Series to Cover Bermuda as a Key Specialist Global Insurance Market
  • RVIA Launches New "Faces of RVing" Social Media Campaign

ANSI’s Executive Standards Council (ExSC) has formally approved the accreditation of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to ISO TC 44/SC 15Underwaterwelding, and the appointment of the American Welding Society (AWS) as TAG Administrator, effective June 1, 2020.

PUBLIC POLICY

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, June 1-5, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

PUBLICATIONS

Standards Action, June 5, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Take advantage of ANSI member benefits including discounts and monthly webinars – to name a few.

View ANSI Member Benefits

Learn About ANSI - Free Webinar First Friday of Each Month

For questions, or info on how to become an ANSI member,
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Savings for Lenovo technology is a year-round benefit of a full ANSI Membership.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Visit the Events Section of ANSI Online regularly for complete event information.

World STANDARDS WEEK October 19-23, 2020 Washington DC

https://www.ansi.org/meetings_events/WSWEEK/WSW2020/

ANSI Company Member Forum June 9, 2020 Virtual Meeting

https://www.ansi.org/meetings_events/events/2020/company-member-forum-spring

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

https://www.ansi.org/meetings_events/events/2020/company-member-forum-spring

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ASTM F2100 / ISO 374-5 / ISO 13688 / ISO 10993-1 - Medical Personal Protective Equipment Package
Use the ASTM F2100 / ISO 374-5 / ISO 13688 / BS EN 14126 / ISO 10993-1 - Medical Personal Protective Equipment Package to access the necessary standards for the medical use of gloves, masks and protective clothing in addition to the general principles governing the biological evaluation of medical devices.

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2020-06-05
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The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

All 2020 issues of Standards Action can be accessed by clicking on the “Library” button on the ANSIOnline home page, clicking on the “Read Standards Action” icon on the Welcome page, and selecting “Current Standards Action issues” from the menu on the Standards Action page. You may also access this week’s issue by clicking on the link below:

ANSI Standards Action, June 5, 2020

News Items from ANSI’s “What’s New?” Newsletter

What’s New? is a weekly electronic newsletter produced and distributed free of charge to the members and constituents of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). For a complete listing of ANSI news and events, visit www.ansi.org

HEADLINES

Access the Webcast: Is China Gaining on America as the Leading Standards-Setter for New Technologies and Products?

During a recent webcast hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), ANSI’s S. Joe Bhatia explored the role of China in international standards setting and implications for U.S. industry, as China steadily increases its engagement and leadership in global standardization.

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Aircraft for Life Saving Deliveries, a Timeline on the Coronavirus Cybersecurity Impact, and More

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue:

  • The Aluminum Association Launches Survey on “Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Aluminum Industry”
  • ISEA Details How PPE Manufacturers and Suppliers Respond to COVID-19
  • Lockheed Martin Shares its Aircraft Global Relief Efforts
  • Materials Handling Industry Offers Resources by Agency and Industry
  • Optiv Launches Timeline on COVID-19's Impact on Cybersecurity

ANSI Extends the Invitation: Bring a Guest to the 2020 ANSI Company Member Forum

ANSI is extending a special invitation for ANSI members so that they can invite their external business contacts to the Company Member Forum (CMF) virtual meeting, to be held on Tuesday, June 9, from 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET. While the annual CMF event is usually reserved for ANSI company members, ANSI is opening registration to member guests (no registration fee) to learn more about and experience the value of member benefits.

U.S. Department of Energy Issues RFI on Energy Efficiency Standards for External Power Supplies

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Request for Information seeking comment on energy efficiency standards for external power supplies. ANSI encourages stakeholders to submit comments by July 6, 2020.

ANAB Accredits Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety, Inc., Cannabis Certification Program

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSI, has accredited Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety, Inc., the first ANAB-accredited certification body to administer a cannabis certification program in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065.

New ANAB Video Explains Remote Assessments

A new video from ANAB explains how remote assessments are enabling programs to be accredited, even with many businesses physically closed.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trailblazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue:

  • The International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has appointed Dr. (Tynetta) Ty Kelley as its new director of accreditation.

The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation, the charitable arm of IAPMO, has announced that Séan Kearney is its new managing director.

PUBLIC POLICY

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, May 25-29, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

PUBLICATIONS

Standards Action, May 29, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual ReportReleased during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Take advantage of ANSI member benefits including discounts and monthly webinars – to name a few.

View ANSI Member Benefits

Learn About ANSI - Free Webinar First Friday of Each Month

For questions, or info on how to become an ANSI member,
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Savings for Lenovo technology is a year-round benefit of a full ANSI Membership.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Visit the Events Section of ANSI Online regularly for complete event information.

World Standard Week 2020 Oct 19-23, Washington DC

2020 Company Member Forum

https://www.ansi.org/meetings_events/events/2020/company-member-forum-spring

EDUCATION & TRAINING

https://www.ansi.org/education_trainings/overview?menuid=9?&utm_source=outlook&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=OO_EML_%20June-1-2020-whatsnew_BG

 

https://share.ansi.org/Shared%20Documents/Education%20and%20Training/Committee%20on%20Education/Education%20and%20Training%20Brochure%202019,%20Online%20Version.pdf

 

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ISO 10651 - Lung Ventilators For Medical Use Package


Looking to meet the requirements for operator and gas powered resuscitators? Access the ISO 10651 - Lung Ventilators for Medical Use Package which also specifies safety and performance requirements for lung ventilators in emergency situations.

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2020-06-02
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To all Members of the ANSI Standards Action Mailing List: After we uploaded the May 29th issue of Standards Action to the ANSI Website, we were informed of an error on the text of the 30-day review for BSR/UL 399. UL sent us a corrected version of the text in question and we uploaded a revised version of the May 29th issue of SA. To view the revised version of the May 29th issue, please click on the link below or go to the ANSI website.

ANSI Standards Action, May 29, 2020

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Dear Standards Action Reader:

The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action (Volume 51, No. 22, May 29, 2020) is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

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(modified) ANSI Standards Action, May 29, 2020

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Headlines

May 28 CSIS Roundtable with ANSI’s Joe Bhatia to Explore China’s Growing Role in Standards-setting

Join a live webcast on May 28 exploring China’s role regional and international standardization, issues related to 5G, and potential implications for U.S. companies. Hosted by the Langone Chair at CSIS, the session is the second in a series of virtual conferences to feature Mr. Bhatia and the importance of standardization to American prosperity.

ANSI Seeks Comments for Coordinated Response on the National Strategy to Secure 5G Implementation Plan

ANSI encourages its members and constituents to contribute to its coordinated response to the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)'s request for comment, to inform the development of an implementation plan for the National Strategy to Secure 5G. Comments are requested by COB June 12, 2020.

Weekly COVID-19 Update: Compliance Guidance, Keeping America Running, Vaccine Efforts, PPE Production, and More Free Access to Standards

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue:

  • AdvaMed Issues MedTech Compliance Guidance in COVID Response
  • Ericsson Promotes Initiatives to Keep America Running
  • ExxonMobil Ramps Up Production of Medical Grade Sanitizer, PPE
  • Johnson & Johnson Works on a Possible COVID-19 Vaccine, Supports Healthcare Workers
  • SMPTE Expands Access to Educational Programs, Events, and Standards Documents

ANSI's Virtual Company Member Forum to Focus on Standards Management

Reminder: Join the ANSI Company Member Forum (CMF) Spring Meeting on June 9, 2020, from 12:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET. Sessions will highlight the standards development landscape in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) set to go into effect in July 2020, and more.

ANSI Welcomes New Members in May 2020

ANSI proudly welcomes 12 new members in May 2020. These organizations joined a federation that represents and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and well over 30 million professionals.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the ANSI Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. In this issue:

  • ANSI members CSANECANEMANFPA, and UL Support National Electrical Safety Month
  • ASSP Offers Resources for Workplace Mental Health during Pandemic
  • NIST Publishes Paper on Research Needs for Improved Plumbing
  • NSF Round Table Webinar Discussion to Address Certification for Textiles and Apparel Brands

Public Policy

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, May 18–22, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

Publications

Standards Action, May 22, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

Membership Benefits

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Events Calendar

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World Standard Week 2020 October 19-23 Washington DC

Company Member Forum June 9, 2020-Virtual Meeting

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ISO 10079 - Medical Suction Equipment Package
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The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

ANSI Standards Action. May 22, 2020

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HEADLINES

Crucial Role of Standards for American Prosperity Highlighted in CSIS Roundtable Session with S. Joe Bhatia

Mr. Bhatia recently joined John J. Hamre, CSIS president and CEO and Langone Chair in American Leadership in a conversation about the U.S. standardization system and its role in supporting innovation, addressing national and global priorities, and contributing to rapid and effective COVID-19 response efforts. The webcast is available online; a follow-up CSIS roundtable session featuring Mr. Bhatia on the role of China in international standards-setting activities is being planned for May 28, 2020.

Weekly Update: How to Lead in a Crisis and other ANSI Member Resources to Combat COVID-19

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue:

  • ACC Offers COVID-19 Poster and Compilation of Industry Specific Resources
  • Boeing Launches Confident Travel Initiative, Aids COVID Response with Dreamlifter
  • NEMA Publishes COVID-19 Guide for Disinfecting Electrical Equipment
  • NSF International to Host Webinar on Using QMS Tools to Navigate Extraordinary Events
  • TCATA Opens Registration for How to Lead in a Crisis Webinar

The USMCA Expands Opportunities for Participation in Standards Development

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that will go into effect on July 1, 2020, is an update to the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and is intended to create balanced, reciprocal trade for the North American economy. ANSI recognizes the update, which eliminates barriers to the acceptance and use of international standards, and welcomes the strong support for the multiple path approach, as evident in the USMCA's World Trade Organization (TBT) technical barriers to trade (TBT) chapter.

Voluntary Standards Cover the Spectrum: From Secure Online Authentication to Reverse Osmosis Water Efficiency

In an effort to communicate the vital role that standards play in daily life, ANSI publishes snapshots of the diverse standards initiatives undertaken in the global and national standards arena, many of which are performed by ANSI members and ANSI-accredited standards developers.

Ergonomics at Home: ANSI Members Support Telework with Guidance

As companies follow national stay-at-home orders amid the global health pandemic, employees who depend on laptop screens for videoconferencing and home desks for working tables can benefit from expert guidance for correct chair height, adequate equipment spacing, and good desk posture in their makeshift home office spaces.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trailblazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue:

  • The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has appointed Michael Dakduk as president and CEO.
  • The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) has announced that Jeffery Williams is its new director of membership.

PUBLIC POLICY

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Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, May 11–15, 2020

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PUBLICATIIONS

Standards Action, May 15, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

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ISO 22367 / ISO 15189 / ISO 15190 / ISO/TS 20658 - Medical Laboratories Package
Looking to identify, estimate, evaluate, control and or monitor the risks associated with medical laboratories? The ISO 22367 / ISO 15189 / ISO 15190 / ISO/TS 20658 - Medical Laboratories Package is a comprehensive collection of standards that provide the requirements for safety, quality and competence for medical laboratories.

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Weekly Update: ANSI Member Resources Support COVID-19 Response

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. ANSI is monitoring, sharing, and promoting appropriate news to highlight these efforts. Suggestions for news items may be submitted to pr@ansi.org. All submissions are published at ANSI's discretion. In this issue:

  • IES to Present Free Educational Program on Germicidal Ultraviolet Disinfection
  • NEMA Expands COVID-19 Resources for Electroindustry
  • NIST Funding Manufacturing Institutes to Support Pandemic Response
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Institute Offers Resources
  • UL Updates COVID-19 Support and Services

Managing Risk for Youth and School Trips: ANSI Seeks Feedback on New ISO Proposal

ANSI, as the U.S. member body to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), seeks comments on a proposal for a new ISO standard focused on managing risk for youth and school trips. ANSI requests stakeholder input by June 5, 2020.

Social Responsibility: ANSI Seeks Feedback on a Proposed Technical Committee

Managing social responsibility involves a holistic and integrated approach for a broad range of issues, aiming at contributing to sustainable environmental, social, and economic development. As the U.S. member body to ISO, ANSI requests feedback on a proposed new ISO technical committee on social responsibility by June 5, 2020.

Enter Today, Deadline Extension: ANSI's Student Paper Competition on Standards Supporting UN Sustainable Goals

ANSI, in conjunction with its Committee on Education, is extending the deadline for the 2020 Student Paper Competition to May 31, 2020. The annual paper competition focuses on how a standard or multiple standards and can contribute to strategies and solutions for reaching the targets set out in one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Spring 2020 Edition of USNC Current Focuses on Interconnectivity and Infrastructure

With features on connected vehicle infrastructure and interoperability, the Spring 2020 edition of the quarterly USNC Current provides industry insights on how standards support future mobility and innovation. Access the current issue, published by ANSI and the U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

ANSI Welcomed New Members in April 2020

ANSI proudly welcomed 13 new members last month. The organizations joined a federation that represents and serves the diverse interests of more than 270,000 companies and well over 30 million professionals.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trailblazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue:

  • NEMA has named Peter Tolsdorf as its general counsel and corporate secretary
  • Kaiser Permanente has announced that Christian Meisner is its new senior vice president and chief human resources officer

PUBLIC POLICY

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Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, April 27–May 1, 2020

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PUBLICATIONS

Standards Action, May 1, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

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ISO 50001 - Energy Management Systems Collection.
The ISO 50001 - Energy Management Systems Collection provides a comprehensive energy management systems foundation for your organization. ISO 50001 - Energy Management Systems Collection establishes the requirements to design, implement, and maintain your EMS as well as the requirements to audit and certify an existing EMS.

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Dear Standards Action Reader:

The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

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News Items from ANSI’s “What’s New?” Newsletter

April 27, 2020

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HEADLINES

ANSI Invites Comments on Commercial Space Industry Standardization

ANSI released today a survey on standardization for the commercial space industry. The survey seeks feedback from interested stakeholders on top priorities, topics needing coordination, topics not being worked on, and topics that could be discussed at an ANSI workshop. Survey responses are requested by May 15, 2020.

COVID-19 Resource Updates: ANSI Members Launch New On-Demand Webcasts, Manufacturing Survey, and More

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue, ANSI features the following news:

  • Auto Glass Safety Council Releases Educational Presentations for COVID Planning
  • NASA Develops COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator
  • NENA Issues on Demand Webinar for Emergency Response Professionals
  • SBCA Offers COVID-19 Resources, Launches Survey for Component Manufacturing Industry
  • SHRM Releases Updated Online Resources

Contactless Delivery, at Your Service: ANSI Seeks Comments for an International Workshop Agreement

ANSI encourages relevant stakeholders to submit feedback by May 15, 2020, on an International Workshop Agreement (IWA) proposal that focuses on guidelines for contactless delivery service, which has seen an uptick among consumers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The IWA proposal was recently circulated to the Technical Management Board of ISO.

ANSI Seeks Comments on Proposed New Technical Committee on Child Care Articles

As the U.S. member body to ISO, ANSI requests that all interested U.S. parties review the proposal and submit comments by June 5, 2020.

Workcred Joins Experts to Share Why College Will Soon Be About "Credegrees"

A recent webcast, hosted by Kaplan and available on demand, hones in on how to advance the work readiness of graduates with "Credegrees," programs that encompass a traditional bachelor degree and an industry-recognized skill or credential. Workcred's executive director, Roy Swift, Ph.D., and Karen Elzey, associate executive director, joined education experts to discuss how prospective students, universities, and employers alike can use the "Credegree" strategy to strengthen workforce success.

On Earth Day 2020, ANSI Celebrates Standards that Support a Cleaner, More Sustainable World

To help achieve a more eco-friendly environment all year round, ANSI and the standardization community support broad sustainability efforts. These initiatives have a positive effect on businesses, consumers, and the general public, and span various regions of the world.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the ANSI Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. In this issue:

    • AAMI Offers eLearning Course Free for Displaced Students of BMET Programs
    • ASSP Offers Free Access to Recorded Education Sessions for a Limited Time
    • IAPMO Seeks Members for UMC A2L Task Group
    • New MHI Report Predicts Trends in Technology, Automation for Material Handling and Logistics

Approval of TAG Accreditation, ASABE TAG Administrator

PUBLIC POLICY

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, April 20–24, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

PUBLICATIONS

Standards Action, April 24, 2020

ANSI’s key public review vehicle enables effective participation in the standards development process.

2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest.

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ISO 22300 / ISO 22301 / ISO 22313 - Societal Security Business Continuity Package.
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The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

 

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ANSI Federation Members Offer Podcasts, Industry Resources in COVID-19 Response

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this issue, ANSI features the following news:

  • ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force Resources Available
  • "ASCE Plot Points" Podcast Offers Support for Civil Engineering Community
  • CLSI Releases Documents Helpful for COVID-19 Testing
  • IAPMO and Industry Partners Host "How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts Your Business” Webinar; Recording Now Available
  • ICC Offers Expansive Set of Resources for Policymakers and Building Officials
  • Kaiser Permanente Offers Tips on Getting Care by Region
  • PMMI Offers Podcast, Virtual Town Hall Series
  • RIA Webinar: Opportunities for Autonomous Mobile Robots: During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic

ANSI and European Standards Organization Leaders Discuss Strategic Approach to International Cooperation

As part of a longstanding dialogue on transatlantic cooperation in standardization, ANSI and the European Standards Organizations (ESOs)–CEN, CENELEC, and ETSI–recently met at ANSI’s Washington, DC, headquarters for collaborative discussions. A number of U.S. standards development organizations, ANSI members, and representatives of industry and government representatives joined the ESOs and European counterparts.

ANSI Releases 2020 First Quarter of ANSI in China Newsletter

ANSI’s international policy department has released the 2020 first quarter edition of its ANSI in China Newsletter, a resource for updates on technical activities, policy decisions, trade matters, and other information of interest to ANSI members operating in or interacting with China. Headlines from the English version of the first quarter 2020 edition include:

  • U.S.-China SCACP Workshop Updates amidst COVID-19
  • A Snapshot of China's 2020 Standardization Work Plan
  • Special Issue: The Role of Standardization in COVID-19 Response Efforts
  • ANSI Insights on "China Standards 2035"

Cap-Net and ANSI Partner to Support National Adoption of Non-Sewered Sanitation Standards in Africa and Asia

A new partnership between Cap-Net UNDP and ANSI will deliver blended training in 17 countries in Africa and Asia to encourage the national adoption and use of two international non-sewered sanitation standards, ISO 24521 and ISO 30500.

ANAB Keeps Accreditation on Track Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic With Remote Assessment Capabilities

The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is utilizing remote technology to conduct assessment activities to serve its current and potential customers. Please contact ANAB at anab@anab.org or 414-501-5494 with any questions.

Leveraging Global Accessibility with Standards: Products, Goods, and Services for Everyone

With more than one billion people around the world living with some form of disability, work is underway to support the development of standards that encompass the widest range of users to ensure that more people can access, identify, and operate products, goods, and services. The Strategic Advisory Group on Accessibility (SAG)—in its second year—supports this mission, and aims to bring awareness on accessibility and to provide information and guidance to the technical community on how to consider accessibility issues when developing new standards or when revising existing standards.

ANAB Awarded Contract for Louisiana Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program

The Louisiana Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (LELAP) is designed to ensure that accredited methods are used in the generation of environmental data and that quality data is provided by commercial laboratories to their clients when said data (chemical analyses, analytical results, or other test data) are required to be submitted to or maintained by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.

ISO, IEC, and ITU March 2020 Listings of Work Items Published

In an effort to increase stakeholder engagement and collaboration and reduce duplicative work, the International Organization for Standardization, International Electrotechnical Commission, and International Telecommunications Union have coordinated the publication of a monthly document that lists all new work items from the three organizations, including updates on the projects and timelines for the technical commitees' work.

NIST Announces Funding for Standards Curricula Development

ANSI encourages stakeholders to apply to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's FY2020 Standards Services Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program. The program awards funding to eligible applicants to develop undergraduate- and/or graduate-level curricula to incorporate documentary standards, standards development, and standardization information and content into seminars, modules, courses, and learning resources at U.S. colleges and universities. Applications are due by June 15, 2020.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trailblazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue:

  • Gary Konarska II is the new executive director and CEO at the American Welding Society.
  • Jerry Carrier is the senior vice president of Uniform Evaluation Services and the Institute of Building Technology, of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.

This week’s Federal Register notices of potential interest …

Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, April 13 – 17, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

Standards Action, April 17, 2020

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2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

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April 13, 2020

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ANSI Federation Members Support Health, Safety, and Industries with COVID-19 Resources

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. Suggestions for news items may be submitted to pr@ansi.org. In this issue:

  • CSA Group Opens No-Fee View Access to Relevant Standards, Provides Health Care Safety Research Papers
  • ICC Launches Webinar Series to Support Building Safety Professionals
  • ISEA Offers Complimentary Access to ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010 for Personal Eye and Face Protection
  • UL Provides Access to Standards to Support Healthcare, Air Ventilation, and Building Materials

ANSI Announces Virtual Meetings through June 2020

To prioritize health and safety, and in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ANSI has announced virtual attendance through the end of June 2020 for upcoming ANSI, ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), and Workcred meetings.

U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2020 to Highlight How Standards Protect Health and Safety

The 2020 U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day on October 22, 2020, will focus on the theme “Standards Protect Public Health and Safety.” Co-chaired each year by ANSI and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), IAPMO is serving as the celebration’s 2020 administrating organization.

Reminder to Nominate: Submissions for ANSI 2020 Leadership and Service Awards due May 1

Submit your nominations by May 1, 2020! ANSI’s Leadership and Service Awards honor individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to voluntary consensus standards development, conformity assessment activities, and workforce development, and whose contributions have consistently demonstrated a commitment to their industry, the nation, and the enhancement of the global standardization system.

What is an American National Standard Anyway? Register for Free ANSI Webinar

ANSI invites all stakeholders to register for its informative public webinar, What is an American National Standard Anyway?, on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at 2:00-3:30 p.m. Eastern. Advance registration for the complimentary webinar is required.

On World Health Day, a Look at Standards that Support Global Sustainable Sanitation Solutions

On World Health Day, ANSI recognized the important role of international standards, ISO 30500 and ISO 24521, in supporting improved global health and sanitation. View the new related ANSI video.

ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Accredits Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America to Certify Halal Products

ANAB has accredited the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America in accordance with the international standard ISO/IEC 17065 Conformity assessmentRequirements for bodies certifying products, processes, and services, and pertinent halal certification scheme requirements and documents defined by International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF).

Did You Know?

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the ANSI Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. In this issue:

  • ICC Releases its 2019 Group B Cycle Report
  • IEEE Launches Preprint Server for Unpublished Research
  • NAHB Publishes Report on HVAC Trends for New Homes
  • NEMA Releases Free Guide for Evaluating Equipment Damaged by Earthquakes

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Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, April 6 – 10, 2020

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993

Standards Action, April 10, 2020

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2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

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ANSI Launches COVID-19 Resource Webpage Highlighting Standardization Community Response Efforts

As part of its committed effort to keep the public informed about important information related to COVID-19 – and to highlight activities of the U.S. standardization community in the fight against the pandemic – ANSI has launched the ANSI COVID-19 Resource Webpage, available at ansi.org/COVID-19.

AAMI and ASTM Open Access to Standards to Support COVID-19 Response

In this issue: AAMI and ASTM international provide access to standards and documents used in health care settings and in the production and testing of personal protective equipment.

ANSI Federation Members Announce COVID-19 Websites, Resources, and Updates

In this issue, news from the Health Industry Business Communications Council, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Consumer Technology Association, IAPMO, and the National Fire Protection Association.

ANSI Announces Updated Precautionary Measures Regarding COVID-19

In view of the significant health risks posed by COVID-19, ANSI, ANAB, and Workcred offices remain closed until further notice. All operations continue to fully function, with staff working remotely.

Reminder to Submit Feedback by April 7: NIST Guidance on Federal Agency Conformity Assessment Activities

ANSI reminds its members to submit comments on proposed revisions to regulations updating policy guidance on Federal agency use of conformity assessment. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, which published the new guidance, requests comments by April 7, 2020.

National Strategy to Secure 5G Promotes U.S. Leadership in International Standards Development and Adoption

The Trump administration has released the National Strategy to Secure 5G, which sets forth how the U.S. government will lead the U.S. development, deployment, and management of secure and reliable 5G communications infrastructure worldwide.

Young and Emerging Professionals: Register for April 2020 Webinar on Introduction to the USNC and IEC

The U.S. National Committee (USNC) Young and Emerging Professionals committee will host a free webinar, Opportunities for Young and Emerging Professionals in Standards: An Introduction to the USNC and IECon April 9, 2020 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

ANSI Welcomes New Members in March 2020

ANSI proudly welcomes 11 new members in March 2020.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Federation of members and partners, highlighting recent accomplishments and new resources related to standardization. In this issue:

  • NIST Engineer's Story Brings to Life the Importance of Standards Development
  • FGIA to Host Webinar on New California Data Privacy Law
  • ASTM and UL Sign International Collaboration Agreement for Additive Manufacturing Standard
  • IAPMO Seeks Technical Subcommittee Members for Development of National Standard IAPMO Z1351
  • ANSI ExSC Approves Accreditation of U.S. TAG to CASCO

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Standards Action, March 27, 2020

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2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

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ISO/IEC 27050 - Information Technology Electronic Discovery Package.
ISO/IEC 27050 - Information Technology Electronic Discovery Package provides guidance methods on establishing the electronic discovery process. The ISO/IEC 27050 series enables the user to identify, collect, preserve, process, review, and analyze electronically stored information

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The latest issue of ANSI Standards Action (Volume 51, No. 13, March 27, 2020) is now available for download from ANSI’s website.

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March 23, 2020

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ANSI Opens Nominations for 2020 Leadership and Service Awards

ANSI is pleased to announce the 2020 call for nominations for its Leadership and Service Awards, a long-standing tradition that honors the creativity, dedication, and vision of individuals who contribute to and participate in the U.S. and global voluntary standards-setting and conformity assessment activities. Nominations are due by May 1, 2020.

Standardization Community Making a Difference amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

The ANSI Federation and standardization community are stepping up with guidance, resources, and initiatives to support public health, safety, and infrastructure during the COVID-19 outbreak. Suggestions for news items may be submitted to pr@ansi.org.

U.S. Stakeholders for Joint Strategic Advisory Group (JSAG) on Gender Responsive Standards Sought

A new Joint Strategic Advisory Group (JSAG) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has been formed to develop guidance related to the development of gender responsive standards. As the U.S. member body to ISO, ANSI is invited to nominate up to two experts to serve on the JSAG. Additionally, ANSI will form a virtual U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to support the effort. Interested stakeholders are invited to contact ANSI by close of business on Friday, April 10, 2020.

ANSI Seeks Input on Potential New ISO Management System Standard on Project Management

ANSI seeks input on a potential new field of technical activity within ISO focusing on project, program, and portfolio management. ANSI encourages interested U.S. parties to respond to an online questionnaire by April 25, 2020.

Join International Workshop Agreement Webinars on Clinical Learning Environments for Healthcare Professionals

As the U.S. member body to ISO, ANSI encourages relevant stakeholders to participate in the June 22 and June 29 workshops to develop an International Workshop Agreement (IWA) on “Quality of clinical learning environments for healthcare professionals – requirements.”

New ANSI Video: International Standards Support Safe Sanitation during World Water Day

In support of the United Nations initiative World Water Day on March 22, ANSI has released a new animated video—also available in French and Mandarin—that demonstrates how international standards ISO 30500 and ISO 24521 can help improve global sanitation. ANSI proudly highlights how these ISO standards also support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030—a core focus of World Water Day.

ANSI Mourns the Loss of Mario Osvaldo Wittner, Conformity Assessment Leader and Educator

ANSI mourns the passing of Mario Osvaldo Wittner, a valued member of the standards and conformity assessment community. Mr. Wittner passed away on March 13, 2020. Mr. Wittner served as European Union (EU) expert for ANSI and a number of standardization organizations, the director general of IRAM, the Argentine Institute of Standardization and Certification (2009), and former chair of the ISO Committee on Conformity Assessment, ISO/CASCO.

Extended Deadline: 2020 Student Paper Competition: Standards Supporting UN Sustainable Goals

Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, ANSI, in conjunction with its Committee on Education (CoE), is extending the deadline for the 2020 Student Paper Competition to May 31, 2020. In consideration of the displacement of millions of college students as their campuses close, ANSI's CoE is providing more time for students to get involved.

People on the Move

People on the Move highlights the career advancements of high-level trailblazers working professionally in diverse areas of standardization, contributing every day to the strength and success of the U.S. standards and conformance community. In this issue:

  • Ian Deakin joins the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) as principal technologist.
  • SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has appointed John Whalen as director of technical services.

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Standards Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register, March 16 – 23, 2020

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Standards Action, March 20, 2020

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2018 – 2019 Annual Report

Released during World Standards Week 2019, Expanding to New Horizons provides a summary of recent work carried out by ANSI and its constituents in support of ANSI’s mission.

United States Standards Strategy (USSS)

The United States Standards Strategy provides a framework to further advance trade and a vision for the future of the U.S. standards system in today’s globally competitive economy.

United States Conformity Assessment Principles (USCAP)

The United States Conformity Assessment Principles articulates how U.S. conformity assessment activities foster confidence while avoiding the creation of unnecessary barriers to trade.

Check out these other publications and documents of interest

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