[Ncits] Fwd: [incits-chairs] ANSI weekly newsletter - What's New? - 2008-08-04
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> Subject: ANSI weekly newsletter - What's New? - 2008-08-04
> August 4, 2008
> What’s New?
> 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, please visit our website,ANSI
> Online. >>>
> A summary of this issue’s top stories…
> ANSI Announces Recipients of the 2008 Leadership and Service Awards
> (August 4, 2008)
> The Institute announced today the recipients of its 2008 Leadership
> and Service Awards, who are being recognized for their significant
> contributions to national and international standardization
> activities, as well as an ongoing commitment to their industry,
> their nation, and the enhancement of the global voluntary consensus
> standards system.
> ANSI and ACLASS Announce Joint Accreditation Programs for Product
> Certification Bodies, Inspection Bodies, and Testing and Calibration
> Laboratories (August 1, 2008)
> ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board - ACLASS brand
> announced that the organizations have agreed to conduct joint
> assessments to promote the global recognition of services provided
> by product certification bodies, inspection bodies, and testing and
> calibration laboratories.
> ANSI/NAM Network on Chemical Regulation to Hold REACH Q&A
> Teleconference (August 1, 2008)
> The ANSI/NAM Network on Chemical Regulation, in conjunction with
> Keller and Heckman, will be hosting a REACH question and answer
> teleconference on Thursday, August 28, 2008.
> ANAB Chosen by DHS for Emergency Preparedness Accreditation Program
> (July 31, 2008)
> The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board has been chosen by the
> U.S. Department of Homeland Security to operate a new program that
> accredits and certifies private sector entities for preparedness.
> ANSI Welcomes New Members (July 30, 2008)
> The American National Standards Institute proudly welcomed ten new
> members in July of 2008.
> Standards Help to Ensure Quality Continuing Education Programs (July
> 29, 2008)
> The International Association for Continuing Education and Training
> – an ANSI member and accredited standards developer – has developed
> standards that measure all aspects of an educational provider's
> program development.
> People on the Move
> People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization,
> highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and
> contributions to the standards community. In this issue: John Clark,
> Marv Nelson, Carmiña Londoño, and Petie Davis.
> PUBLIC POLICY
> Federal Register notices of potential interest …
> Standards and Trade Related Notices from the U.S. Federal Register,
> July 11 – July 25, 2008
> National Cooperative Research and Production Act Notices from the
> U.S. Federal Register, July 11 – July 25, 2008
> Take advantage of more great information…
> Standards Action – August 1, 2008
> The latest issue of ANSI’s key public review vehicle.
> 2006-2007 Annual Report
> The theme, today | tomorrow, speaks to ANSI’s commitment to enabling
> solutions that will support long term growth.
> Check out our other publications and documents of interest.
> Please check the Events Section of ANSI Online regularly for updated
> and new event information.
> World Standards Week 2008
> Bethesda, Maryland
> October 20–23, 2008
> U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day 2008
> Intelligent and Sustainable Buildings
> Washington, DC
> October 23, 2008
> It’s always a good time to learn more…
> For a complete list of ANSI’s upcoming Education and Training
> Courses, please see the Schedule of Upcoming Open Sessions.
> Don’t forget to check out our special course on strategic
> standardization management at the SES Annual Conference in San Diego
> on August 21, 2008.
> CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
> As a service to our members and constituents in the U.S. standards
> and conformity assessment community, ANSI provides an online network
> connecting the most progressive companies with the most qualified
> career-minded individuals.
> Openings are frequently available in ANSI’s New York and Washington,
> DC, offices. For more information or to submit your qualifications,
> visit the Career Opportunities Section of ANSI Online.
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> It addresses floor surface characteristics, footwear traction
> properties, environmental factors, and falling objects that may
> contribute to an unsafe workplace environment. A1264 – Safety for
> Workplace Surfaces Package includes ANSI/ASSE A1264.1-2007 and ANSI/
> ASSE A1264.2-2006.
> For information about the inventory of thousands of documents
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