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ESTA Standards Watch - March 25, 2020

posted on 7:48 AM, March 25, 2020

The latest issue of ESTA Standards Watch is now available here.

News items in this issue include:

  • Three draft ESTA standards available for public review.
  • Two ESTA standards approved, to be published soon.
  • Broadway Community help for New York.
  • Advice on COVID-19 scams.
  • More time for mobile elevating platforms safety & training.
  • ANSI seeks input on potential new ISO project for project management.
  • Free behavioral health screening.
  • WTO Technical Barrier to Trade notifications: IoT cybersecurity and telecoms equipment marking in Brazil; toxic chemicals in Viet Nam.
  • ANSI public reviews: burning building materials; 18 IES standards; professionally inspecting floors; human factors engineering; protective apparel and drapes in health care facilities; workplace violence; EMC with lighting equipment; measurement and noise-canceling microphones, noise dosimeters, sound calibrators; green buildings; inspection guidelines; seven NFPA standards, including fire safety curtains.
  • New ANS projects: measuring productivity loss; lithium cells and batteries; protecting intellectual property in the supply chain.
  • Final actions on American National Standards: three green building standard addenda (nickel & diming revisions); two IES standards; two UL standards for alkaline cells and batteries.
  • Draft IEC & ISO documents: LED control gear; lithium batteries; safety of machinery; electronic displays; various IoT standards; industrial communication networks; more non-acid batteries, including lithium ion; brazing; multimedia equipment EMC.
  • Recently published IEC & ISO documents: industrial communication networks; risk assessment of structural systems; fire detection and alarms; luxury yacht harbours; building information modeling used in construction; accessibility of displays on small consumer devices; smart transportation; acoustics units; improvements on SAND messages; Logical Link Control; accessibility of controls on consumer products.
  • TSP meeting schedule with fewer meetings and all via WebEx, nothing face-to-face.
  • 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.

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