Industry Links

Industry Links

Standards Organizations

  • American National Standards Organization (ANSI)
    As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
    Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.
  • ASTM International
    ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.
  • Australian Building Code Board (ABCB)
    The Australian Building Codes Board addresses issues relating to safety, health, amenity and sustainability in the design and performance of buildings through the National Construction Code (NCC) Series, and the development of effective regulatory systems and appropriate non-regulatory solutions
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
    CSA can test and certify products you are selling at home or exporting to the U.S.A. and Canada, eliminating the need for duplicate testing - saving you time and money. We test products to Canadian and U.S. standards and issue the CSA Mark for qualified products. CSA International can also test products to European and other national standards.
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE's highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.
  • International Code Council (ICC)
    The International Code Council is a member-focused association dedicated to helping the building safety community and construction industry provide safe, sustainable and affordable construction through the development of codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.
  • International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
    Founded in 1906, the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is the world’s leading organization for the preparation and publication of International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies. These are known collectively as “electrotechnology”.
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
    ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice, helping to make industry more efficient and effective. Developed through global consensus, they help to break down barriers to international trade.
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    The world's leading advocate of fire prevention and an authoritative source on public safety, NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    NIST is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
    The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) is a federal Crown corporation. It has its mandate to promote efficient and effective standardization in Canada.
  • UL
    UL is a global independent safety science company offering expertise across six key strategic businesses: Commercial & Industrial, Environment, Information & Insights, Life & Health, Consumer and Workplace Health & Safety. Our breadth, established objectivity and proven history mean we are a symbol of trust, enabling us to help provide peace of mind to all.

Testing Laboratories

  • Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTLs), US Department of Labor
    Welcome to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program, which is a part of OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management. The Program recognizes private sector organizations as NRTLs, and recognition signifies that an organization has met the necessary qualifications specified in the regulations for the Program. The NRTL determines that specific equipment and materials ("products") meet consensus-based standards of safety to provide the assurance, required by OSHA, that these products are safe for use in the U.S. workplace.