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The low to moderate levels of compliance with health and safety regulations have hindered the growth of the fall protection market in North America. However, with regulatory bodies cracking down on non-compliant companies, the market for fall protection gear is set to accelerate and reach $670.5 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.7%.
BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement for Office Buildings, an accepted and approved methodology by the American National Standards Institute. Throughout the years, the standard has been revised to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of office building design.
The NFSI estimates that 55% of all slip, trip, and fall accidents are the result of an unsafe walking surface.
Developed in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) procedures, level is the label awarded to office furniture products that meet multiple criteria of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard.
The latest 2011 edition of X5.1 General-Purpose Office Chairs/Test Standard has been approved by ANSI and released for distribution.
How well did you score on the Slip Fall Prevention Survey?
ANSI has released two new important standards regarding IAQ testing and furniture emissions.
The American Society of Safety Engineers announced its two standards, which address demolition and emergency situations.
What are the confined space standards for the European Union, Canada, Asia, or any other region of the world?
NSF International has developed a national standard, NSF/ANSI 336: Sustainability Assessment for Commercial Furnishings Fabric.