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ISO proposal for the creation of a new technical committee on Security equipment for financial institutions and commercial organizations

ISO proposal for the creation of a new technical committee on Security equipment for financial institutions and commercial organizations

 

ISO proposal for the creation of a new technical committee on Security equipment for financial institutions and commercial organizations

 

The national standards body of India (BIS) submits to ISO a proposal for the creation of a new Technical Committee on Security equipment for financial institutions and commercial organizations

 

Scope statement of the proposed new committee

 

Standardization in the field of safes, cash boxes, strong room doors and safe deposit locker cabinets, ventilation equipment for strong room used in banks, financial institutions and commercial organization etc.

 

The standards formulated by this technical committee deals with specification and test methods of physical security products used in banks, financial institutions, commercial organization and by jewellers.

 

Excluded are the fields covered by ISO/TC 68 Financial services

Proposed initial programme of work

 

The work of the new ISO/TC shall focus on, but not limited to the following: safes, safe deposit locker cabinets, cash boxes, vault strong rooms, fire resisting insulating filing cabinets, vaults air ventilator, fire resistance computer media protection cabinets, fire resistance magnetic media protection cabinets

 

Protection of one's assets and precious material belongings has always been a priority of the masses, and the never-ending cycle of natural disasters as well as anthropological factors such as theft and burglary have made it the need of the hour.

 

Not only monetary valuables like currency, guilds and coins need to be shielded, but also highly valuable documents such as certificates, contracts and deeds are to be protected duly, and thus need to given under the care of appropriate solutions.

 

Security Equipment plays a vital role in secure storage of valuables and important documents. They are used in a wide variety of establishments like banks, financial institutions and commercial organization and by jewellers. Purpose of Security equipments and systems is to protect life and valuables against the threat of crime and fire.

 

In case of national interest, Bulgaria can support the creation of ISO/TC on Security equipment for financial institutions and commercial organizations. If the establishment of ISO/TC is accepted by the national standards bodies – members of ISO, BDS can obtain P- or O-membership in the work of the newly established committee.

 

The national stakeholders can provide their position on the proposal for this new field of ISO technical activity by 05 of May 2020 to senior expert Mariya Genovska, e-mail: mariya.genovska@bds-bg.org, tel: +359 2 81 74 560.

 

For more information about the proposal see: here.

17 Mar 2020