posted on 5:34 AM, July 27, 2020
The latest issue of ESTA Standards Watch is now available here.
News items in this issue include:
- ESTA's new address.
- Two draft TSP standards in public review.
- Performer flying systems standard being revised.
- Call for candidates for the ESTA Board of Directors.
- Free software for ESTA control protocols.
- Behind the Scenes Holiday Cards now on sale.
- Behind the Scenes launches suicide prevention campaign.
- More translations of The Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide available.
- ANSI seeks comments on proposed ISO laboratory design project.
- WTO Technical Barrier to Trade notifications: “Made in USA” in the USA; radar, WiFi and more in Brazil; products containing mercury in New Zealand; and oodles of chemicals in the EU.
- ANSI public reviews: door power supplies; ground-fault protection; industrial control panels; wormgear speed reducers; switchboards and switchboard wires; industrial control equipment; air wire rope hoists; and cyber-insurance.
- CSA public reviews: aligning the CEC with the NEC; lifts for people and things.
- New ANS projects: NFPA pre-incident planning and qualifications for incident management personnel.
- Final actions on American National Standards: UV-C and air conditioning; 14 addenda to ASHRAE/ICC/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2017; 4 addenda to ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2016; commissioning building systems; rigging hardware; event safety crowd management; daylighting buildings; industrial control panels; and holiday decorations.
- Draft IEC & ISO docs: IoT trustworthiness; conformity assessment; hotel teminology; restaurant decorations; and EMC limits on low-voltage public power supplies.
- Recently published IEC & ISO docs: industrial automation security; city service continuity; addressing climate change; lines on technical docs; building information modeling; and gold bars.
- TSP meeting schedule for October.
- TSP donors who have made long-term, multi-year pledges.
- Investors in Innovation, supporters of ESTA's Technical Standards Program.
The archive of all the Standards News and Standards Watch issues back to the beginning of 2011 is available here.