Enhancing Canada’s competitiveness and well-being

Publication of ISO 45001 - Occupational health and safety management systems

ISO 45001 has now been published. Learn how this new standard will improve occupational health and safety in Canada and around the world.

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Apply to attend the IEC Young Professionals Workshop

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is inviting young electrotechnology professionals to apply to attend the 9th Annual International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Young Professionals Workshop in Busan, Republic of Korea from October 22-24, 2018.

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SCC streamlines Canada’s participation in international standardization

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has updated its policies and procedures related to Canada’s participation in international standardization, ensuring the best support for Canadians participating on international committees.

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Getting on the Same Page When It Comes to Date and Time

In 1988, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) launched ISO 8601 to provide a standardized way to represent dates using numbers. Thirty years later, listing the date as the year/month/day has become the accepted standard in countries around the world.

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ISO/IEC 17025 has been revised. Learn what it means for Canadian laboratories. 

ISO/IEC 17025, general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, has been improved and the new version of ISO/IEC 17025 will be adopted and used by laboratories across Canada. 

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