Implementation of ISO Respiratory Standards for Australia & New ZealandByRichard DonarskiChair –SF-010 -Occupational Respiratory Protection Committee –Joint Standards Australia & Standards New ZealandNational Compliance Director –CMI CertificationPresented May 2023 PDF – Australia_New_Zealand_Respiratory_Standards_V2.pdf PPTX – Australia_New_Zealand_Respiratory_Standards_V2.pptx
A 3 year transition period to support Australia’s path to reducing allowable lead levels in many plumbing products commenced on 1 May 2023. The Lead Free WaterMark trademark has been registered and WaterMark Notice of Direction 2021/4.2 Certification transition arrangements for lead free plumbing products has been published on the ABCB […]
1 May 2023 marks the adoption of the National Construction Code (NCC) 2022 by the states and territories. NCC 2022 includes some of the biggest changes to the National Construction Code since the Building Codes of Australia and the Plumbing Code of Australia were combined in 2011. What’s new from […]
Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA) have release their Technical Advisory Note on Portable Fire Extinguishers: Lithium-ion Batteries.FPA_Australia-TAN-09_V2_Portable_Fire_Extinguishers_Lithium-ion_Batteries.pdf
Lead Free Certification Trademark The WaterMark Administration Office will hopefully have some certainty about the transition period at the end of March 2023, once the ABCB has considered the matter. The WaterMark Administration Office are very sorry about this situation, and the impact it’s having on WMCABs and your clients/stakeholders.
As you may be aware the Building Ministers met on the 26th of August to discuss the formal adoption dates for the NCC 2022 after the ABCB recommended that the NCC 2022 be delayed. The advice from the Building Ministers which has been confirmed by the ABCB this morning is […]
Please see below statement from the ABCB. Building Ministers are scheduled to meet in late August 2022 and will consider NCC 2022, including final analysis from the ABCB on proposed improvements to residential energy efficiency provisions for NCC 2022. Recognising the tight timeframes associated with Building Ministers not meeting until late August, and […]
Please see below Notice of Direction from the ABCB Transition to AS/NZS 4020:2018 Intent The intent of this notice is to provide direction to WaterMark Certification Scheme stakeholders on compliance with the requirements of AS/NZS 4020:2018. Background This Notice of Direction is provided in accordance with clause 5(c) of the […]
CMI is accredited to certify Fire detection, alarms, warning, control and intercom systems for Australia across the full range of AS 4428, AS 7240 & AS ISO 7240 series of standards. CertMark International (CMI) wish to congratulate our client, Fusion Advanced Fire Systems (Fusion Fire Systems) who were presented with […]
In the market for new tapware? Have you been considering renovating your bathroom? Or finally fixing that leaking tap in the laundry? Or maybe you want to upgrade the mixer tap in the kitchen? These days it seems like the opportunities are endless when it comes to choosing a new […]
Please see below from the ABCB. NCC 2022 preview and adoption dates We would like practitioners to be aware of important dates for the release of the National Construction Code (NCC) 2022, which include: 9 May 2022 – Preview available at ncc.abcb.gov.au (excluding energy efficiency and condensation) 1 September 2022 […]
The ABCB has published the Lead in Plumbing Products – Implementation Plan on the ABCB website. This Implementation Plan is a roadmap for the national transition to lead free plumbing products through NCC 2022 and sets out the key milestones and review points for installation and enforcement.