Link between Standards and Fatal Accidents

Research finds link between standards and fatal accident prevention

In 2015, 3.9 million people across the world died of unintentional injuries, and in Canada, accidents are the leading cause of death for those under age 35. Reducing this total by even a small percentage could mean saving thousands of lives. In a new report from the Standards Council of Canada titled "An ounce of prevention: [...]

Press Release: SCC joins global campaign for women’s involvement in standards

Chantal Guay, CEO of the Standards Council of Canada, has joined standards leaders from around the world in signing the Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards and Standards Development. The declaration was developed by the Gender Responsive Standards Initiative of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. It affirms the pervasive role of standards in society and recognizes that[…..]

World Accreditation Day

World Accreditation Day 2019 Highlights: Adding Value to the Supply Chain

World Accreditation Day 2019 highlights the role of accreditation in adding value to supply chains. The following was originally posted on the IAF website Supply chains provide a vital role in delivering products and services for consumers, business and the public sector in a timely, cost-efficient and quality manner. Supply chains are constantly evolving from complex systems crossing multiple[…..]

World Accreditation Day

World Accreditation Day, June 9, 2019

June 9th 2019 marks World Accreditation Day #WAD2019, a global initiative established by ILAC and IAF to promote the value of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses on how accreditation adds value to supply chains. Download the Informational Brochure here