The latest issue of ESTA Standards Watch is now available here.
News items in this issue include:
- Registration opens for 2022 New World Rigging Symposium.
- U.S. feedback solicited on a low-carbon hydrogen international standard.
- WTO Technical Barriers to Trade: renewable fuel (e.g. “biodiesel”) in the USA; cybersecurity products in China; electrical machinery in Tajikistan; iron and steel wire in Tanzania; and RF exposure compliance in Canada.
- ANSI public reviews: safety code for elevators and escalators; lighting system terms and definitions; 0-10 V dimming interface for ballasts and LED drivers; best practices for initial response at scenes by law enforcement officers; structural steel buildings; and Green Globes assessment protocol,
- CSA public reviews: fall protection training and managing work at heights.
- New ANS projects: assessing rentable office area, and a new standard for precast concrete insulated panels.
- Draft IEC & ISO docs: installing industrial communication networks; assessing RF power density to the human head and body; safety of machinery vocabulary; assistive products; amusement ride safety; low-altitude drone area networks; machinery safety-sensors, data cables for horizontal floor wiring; authenticity, integrity, and trust for products and documents; LED light sources; space from the earth upwards; and consumer vulnerability and inclusive services.
- Recently published IEC & ISO docs: four Ethernet amendments at $149 each and a fifth for $250; digital audio interface, all parts, $1,147; rotating electrical machines, all parts, $9,241; primary batteries, all parts, $1,754; safety of machinery, $2,037; low-voltage switchgear, $7,410; EMC limits, $2,921; programmable controllers, $3,328; building automation and energy performance, $250; and three standards for safety and occupational footwear for $200 each.
- TSP meeting schedules for January and March 2022.
- TSP donors who have made long-term, multi-year pledges.
- Investors in Innovation, the current list of supporters for ESTA's TSP.
The archive of all the Standards News and Standards Watch issues back to the beginning of 2011 is available at http://estalink.us/nn7a1.
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