Standards and CE-markings
The importance of European standards and CE markings has increased with the focus on health, safety and environmental issues. Well over thirty thousand EU standards have been confirmed as Icelandic and the structure and processes of certification, accreditation and testing is becoming the main issue. SI - the Federation of Icelandic Industries has always recognised the importance of standards issues and have from the beginning been an active player in the board og Icelandic standard body and many of its working groups.
- SI have, in collaboration with the Icelandic Standards, produced educational material as well as marketing collateral regarding standards and CE-markings and provide service for enterprises in various branches of industry.
- SI provide information regarding standards and their development and actively participate in the translation and introduction of standards in Iceland, such as IST30 for construction work, ISO-9000 for quality systems, HACCP standard for food safety and other management standards.
- SI monitor development of international and European standards as well as mutual acceptance of tests, inspection and certification according to EU directives and international standards.