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Human waste safely transformed into useful resources such as clean drinking water? Seems inconceivable, yet work is underway to develop international guidance to help new technologies flourish, starting with the world’s first international workshop agreement.
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Keeping kids free from harm is the effect of ISO’s widely used International Standard for toy safety. And it has just been updated to ensure it covers all bases.
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Health for all is the theme of the World Health Organization’s World Health Day, and a new ISO committee recently formed aims to help.
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The average lifespan of businesses is shrinking, yet some have been around for hundreds of years. How to stay afloat in a rapidly changing world? A newly published standard aims to help.
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In the digital age, consumers have never been more informed about the products they buy, nor more hungry for information. Getting product information right is a key business strategy. A newly revised international guide will help ensure the product is really what it says on the tin.

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This month in ISOfocus

Cover page: ISOfocus March/April 2018 - 	 Health and safety at work - Are you ready for ISO 45001?
March-April 2018

Health and safety at work - Are you ready for ISO 45001? 

Uncover why ISO 45001 has the potential to be a real game changer for millions of workers (and workplace health hazards) around the world.

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