[Ncits] Fwd: [incits-chairs] ANSI weekly newsletter - What's New? - 2008-08-04

Dan Nagle dannagle at verizon.net
Mon Aug 4 20:14:41 EDT 2008



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> 2008-08-04
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> Subject: ANSI weekly newsletter - What's New? - 2008-08-04
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> August 4, 2008
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> 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. >>>
>
> HEADLINES
> 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.
> more...
>
> 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.
> more...
> 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.
> more...
>
> 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.
> more...
> ANSI Welcomes New Members (July 30, 2008)
> The American National Standards Institute proudly welcomed ten new  
> members in July of 2008.
> more...
> 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.
> more...
> 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
>
> PUBLICATIONS
> 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.
> CALENDAR
> 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
>
> TRAINING
> 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.
> STORE
> Buying standards? Check out the eStandards Store (eSS)…
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> Manage access to the standards you need most with a customized site  
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> Learn more about this issue’s featured package:
> A1264 - Safety for Workplace Surfaces Package
>
> Discounted 20% off of the individual list price, this package sets  
> provisions for establishing safe walking and working environments.  
> 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  
> available from the eStandards Store (eSS), please visit  
> webstore.ansi.org or contact ANSI Customer Service (212.642.4980, storemanager at ansi.org 
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