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BOS 518-1: 2013


Transport of dangerous goods — Emergency information systems — Part 1: Emergency information system for road transport

SKU: BOS 518-1: 2013 Category: Product ID: 27716

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1.1 This part of BOS 518 covers requirements for emergency information systems, such as requirements for hazard class diamonds, placards and emergency information documents.1.2 The emergency information system as documented in this part of BOS 518 is intended to assist emergency services response teams in the mitigation of an incident that involves dangerous goods.NOTE BOS 518-3, is based on the information contained in this part of BOS 518 and forms an integral component of the emergency information system as it gives the recommended action to be taken by the first responder who arrives at the scene of an incident and by the emergency services during the first stage of response.

The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) understands the importance of impartiality and confidentiality in carrying out its management system certification activities. BOBS management is committed to gaining and maintaining the reputation, credibility and ultimately, confidence of its stakeholders in rendering its certification services. Additionally, BOBS strives to continuously manage foreseen potential conflicts of duty and interest and ensures objectivity of its activities under the management system certification. To achieve the above, BOBS shall identify, analyse, record and manage potential conflict of duty and interest to ensure that certification services are not provided within relationships that have been identified to pose an unacceptable threat to impartiality. An Impartiality Committee shall periodically review activities of the certification function to verify commitment to credibility and fairness. The Committee shall further assist in the development of policies relating to impartiality of providing certification activities. BOBS is committed to maintaining in strict confidence all information accessed while rendering the certification services and shall ensure that such information is not divulged to third parties without the Client’s written consent unless if required by law.
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