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Standards Bodies

  • SABS was a founder member of ISO and South Africa is now one of 162 ISO member states
  • SABS participates in more than 400 ISO and more than 150 IEC committees      
  • SABS also participates in the following ISO policy development committees:
    • ISO/CASCO
    • ISO/COPOLCO
    • ISO/REMCO
  • ISO Leadership: SABS is an ISO Council Member and an ISO Technical Management Board (TMB) member
  • SABS is an International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Council Member

Standards Associations

The South African Bureau of Standards is associated with various regional and international Standards Bodies:​

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Participate in the Process

Become a member of the SABS technical committees and contribute to development of national standards either as a professional, organisation or representative of government.

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Propose a Standard

Standards are found in virtually every aspect of our daily lives, from the towering sky scraper, the cars that we drive, electronics we use and the houses we live in.

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