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Kitemark

A registered certification mark owned and awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI) which symbolises standardisation, quality and safety, not just to the general public but also to businesses. The term is widely used in official and unofficial NHS communications as an adjective, noun and verb.
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One of the major suppliers (British Oxygen Company Ltd, later BOC Medishield) of anaesthetic equipment at the time BOC Ltd introduced a range of anaesthetic breathing-system connectors based on the British Standard made from a hard conductive neoprene.
The institution then goes on to specify the exact requirements for the British Standard pen top.
Your local crime prevention officer will be able to assist in helping choose which system most suits your needs and they will have information of reputable installers who have attained the necessary British Standard.
Some evidence shows that the first moves toward the ISO 9000 were instigated by the British Ministry of Defense, which in the 1970s began to insist that major defense contractors become certified to a British Standard (BS 5750), rather than be registered under a British Ministry of Defense Standard (which had been policed by the Ministry itself).
Mike Low, director of BSI British Standards, said, "BS 25999 Parts 1 and 2 have been very successful in assisting businesses improve their preparedness for both anticipated and unexpected events.
Omar Rashid, General Manager, Qatar, British Standards Institution Group Middle East WLL said: I am delighted to be here to help mark this occasion.
Summary: As part of its efforts in raising the bar on operations and services across all areas of its jurisdiction, the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the British Standards Institution (BSI) Management Systems in Abu Dhabi.
Newcastle Enterprise Package, Newcastle Futures, Newcastle City Learning, British Standards and Jobcentre Plus are among those who will be giving advice to visitors.
A VESSEL at Corus's Lackenby site, in which a 29-year-old man was hit on the head by a metal bar causing fatal injuries, did not comply with safety regulations set out by British Standards, an inquest heard yesterday.
The company was awarded the ISO4001 by the British Standards Institute for its environmental management practices, which include reducing energy consumption in the 365,000 sq ft warehouse and minimising its customers' carbon footprint through reduced empty mileage running.
Zycko, a distributor of storage, networking and server accessories, has announced its certification by the British Standards Institute (BSI) as being BS7799 Part 1 and Part 2 compliant.
For 20 years, that has not been recommended British Standards practice as the inside of the tubeless tyres is abrasive and putting in an inner tube can cause the whole tyre to fail.
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