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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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[34.] BS EN 1008: 2002, Mixing Water for Concrete-Specification for Sampling, Testing, and Assessing the Suitability of Water, Including Water Recovered From Processes in the Concrete Industry, as Mixing Water for Concrete, British Standards Institution, London.
In line with the defined action plan, the chamber was issued this certificate by the distinguished certifying body, British standards institution (BSI) of London.
For simplicity, 5 mm can be taken as the prediction interval, which increases the confidence of prediction and is in a very good agreement with the accuracy requirement specified by British Standards; similarly, 0.02 (2[sigma]) and 1 second (2[sigma]) based on statistical outputs can be reasonably and reliably taken as the prediction interval for predicting compacting factor and vebe time, respectively.
Ian Harper, of the British Standards Institute, said the industry had "monumentally failed" to get serious about it and only 150 of the 18,000 eligible garages are on their voluntary regulation scheme.
But the majority of the vehicles come from the US, where different safety laws apply, and the Department for Transport admits that some of the limos registered in the UK do not meet British standards.
The Kite mark confirms that the British Standards Institute has independently tested the product and that it conforms to the applicable British standard.
The British Standards Institution (BSI) standard--BS 8848: A specification for adventurous activities, expeditions, visits and fieldwork outside the UK--was developed for adventurous activities abroad, with the aim of reducing the risk of injury or illness.
The British Standards Institution (BSi) have specific standards regarding pen tops.
Peter Cornall, Head of Leisure Safety at RoSPA and Chair of the British Standards Institution committee that produced the new system, said he hoped it would provide clearer information for beach users and reduce the number of water safety incidents.
The British Standards Institute, which issues the heart-shaped black and white logo, said: "It's no guarantee against breakages, but it will help minimise the risk."
Developed in conjunction with CASTI Publishing, Inc., the database includes standards from such organizations as British Standards Institution, ASTM International, European Committee for Standardization, Japanese Standards Association, and the International Organization for Standardization.
Sartomer Company today announced that the British Standards Institute, Reston, VA, has recommended its Chatom, AL plant for ISO 9001:2000 registration.
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