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Keep Up To Date on Australian Standards for Hazardous Areas

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Standards Australia have the following ways of keeping up-to-date:

1) SAI Global InfoStore - https://infostore.saiglobal.com/store/

You need to Login to use the InfoStore.

You can search for Standards, order Standards and download PDFs of the Standards.

"StandardsWatch" lets you know when there are any changes to existing Standards.

To use "StandardsWatch" enter the Standard number in to the 'Search' box. Then tick the 'Watch this' box. SAI Global will e-mail you when drafts, new amendments and Standards become available. You then have to order them. "StandardsWatch" is a paid service.

2) Draft Standards for Public Comment
Go to the SAI Global InfoStore.  Login.  Go to the 'Search' heading, click-on 'Search for a Draft'.
Download PDFs of the draft Standards.

3) Standards Australia's e-News - www.enews.standards.org.au
Six editions each year from Standards Australia. Free service.
Shows:    
a)   New and revised Standards
b)   Draft Standards for Comment

4) Standards Australia's UP Magazine
Four editions each year from Standards Australia.  On-line version - free.
Shows:    
a)   New and revised Standards
b)   Draft Standards for Comment
c)   Articles and stories about a selection of Standards.

Go to www.standards.org.au  Click on 'News Room' box.
Go to 'Our Magazine', then click on the icon of the front of the magazine.
Hard copy of magazine also available.

5) SAI Global Buyer Advantage Program Monthly Update
Electronic monthly update from SAI Global. Paid service.
Shows:    
a)   New and revised Standards
b)   Draft Standards for Comment

6) Standards On-Line Select

Updated on-line service for small to medium level users of Australian Standards. 24-hour Internet access to pre-selected Standards, with automatic updates, search and print facilities.

7) AS/NZS3000:2007 Frequently Asked Questions

Clarifications to the requirements of the wiring rules are shown at the Standards Australia Website www.wiringrules.com.au

Information courtesy of http://www.eptech.com.au