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Notice from UNBS

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Added 6th August 2020 07:07 PM

NOTICE FOR THE DECLARATION OF COMPULSORY STANDARDS

Notice from UNBS

NOTICE FOR THE DECLARATION OF COMPULSORY STANDARDS

IN ACCORDANCE with Section 18 of Cap 327 of the laws of Uganda, the National Standards Council intends to recommend to the Minister of Trade, Industry, and Cooperatives and to declare the standards indicated below for the compulsory application. The National Standards Council, therefore, calls upon all interested persons or parties that may have any objection to declaring the compulsory application of these standards, in accordance with Section 19 of Cap 327 of the laws of Uganda, to lodge their objections in writing to the Executive Director, UNBS Head Office, Standards House, Bweyogerere Industrial Park, Plot 2-12 Bypass Link, P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Tel: +256-417-333250/1/2, E-mail: info@unbs.go.ug within 60 days of this notice. Every person who has an objection to the declaration of a standard specification as compulsory shall be entitled to be heard by the National Standards Council. No standard specification shall be declared compulsory until the Council has heard all persons who have lodged objections.

SECTION 1 MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES

1.1 Occupational health and safety

1. US ISO 11613:2017, Protective clothing for firefighter's who are engaged in support activities associated with structural firefighting - Laboratory test methods and performance

Scope: This Uganda Standard specifies test methods and minimum performance requirements for protective clothing used by firefighters who are engaged in support activities of firefighting. This clothing is not intended for interior attack firefighting. These support activities of firefighting are defined (see 3.8.2) as activities such as water and material supply; extinguishing fires from the outside of the structure; prevention of exterior spreading to adjacencies, preventing environmental damage and limiting effect of smoke; securing traffic and environment; first aid base activities; preparing the fire ground for subsequent activities; RPD replenishment tasks; assessment zone; BA communication; forward command post; evacuation; assist planning; assist logistics; assist communication and transportation. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON THIS NOTICE 

 

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