The society has representatives on a number of standards committees ensuring that the views of the society are included in the standards making process. These committees include:

DS/1 Dependability

The British Standards Institute committee DS/1 is responsible for the development and review of British Standards in the fields of dependability, physical asset management and closely associated topics to meet identified needs. DS/1 is responsible for the UK input into IEC/TC 56 and CEN/TC 319.

Recently issued standard: BS EN IEC 60300-3-4:2022 Ed3 Dependability management – Part 3-4: Application guide – Specification of dependability requirements.

Representative Richard Denning

AMS/1 Asset Management

The British Standards Institute committee AMS/1 is responsible for the UK input into ISO/TC 251 which has published the following ISO 55000 series standards:

  • ISO 55000: 2014 AM – Overview, principles and terminology
  • ISO 55001: 2014 AM – Management Systems – Requirements
  • ISO 55002: 2014 AM – Management Systems – Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001
  • ISO/TS 55010:2019 AM – Guidance on the alignment of financial and non-financial functions in asset management

See website https://committee.iso.org/tc251

Following publication of ISO 55000 series, BSI PAS 55 Specification for the Optimized Management of Physical Assets was withdrawn.

Representative Richard Denning

FSH/24 Fire Safety Engineering

The British Standards Institute committee FSH/24 is responsible for the development of standards for fire safety engineering in buildings.

Recently issued standard: PD 7974-7:2019+A1:2021 Application of fire safety engineering principles to the design of buildings. Probabilistic risk assessment.

GEL/65/1 Systems Aspects

The British Standards Institute committee GEL/65/1 is responsible for the UK input into IEC/SC 65A whose scope is to prepare standards regarding the generic aspects of systems used in industrial-process measurement, control and manufacturing automation: operational conditions (including EMC), methodology for the assessment of systems, functional safety, human factors etc. GEL/65/1 also has a safety pilot function to prepare standards dealing with functional safety of electrical/ electronic/ programmable electronic systems.

HS/1 Occupational Health and Safety Management

The British Standards Institute committee HS/1 is responsible for the UK input into ISO/PC 283 and standardisation in the field of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) management. ISO/PC 283 has published OH&S management standards: ISO 45001 and ISO/PAS 45005.

Representative Martin Cottam

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