REGULATIONS AND INDUSTRY STANDARDS
Safety, regulatory, and governmental standards are ever-changing. The price of non-compliance could be anything from lost product or financial penalties to a complete shutdown of operations. Our engineers are proficient in the latest technology and standards to assist with compliance across a range of industries. Contact us today to learn more about how these standards can affect your business.
ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers)
ASME is the leading international developer of codes and standards associated with the art, science, and practice of mechanical engineering. Their regulations cover a variety of topics including pressure technology, nuclear plants, elevators / escalators, construction, engineering design, standardization, and performance testing.
FDA (Food & Drug Administration)
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created CFR Part 11 to define the criteria under which electronic records and electronic signature are considered to be trustworthy, reliable, and equivalent to paper records. This regulation requires those in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries to implement controls including audits, system validations, and documentation for software and systems involved in the processing of electronic data. Read more on FDA regulations.
CFR Part 11 – Electronic Records; Electronic Signatures – Scope & Application
ISA (International Society of Automation)
The International Society of Automation is a non-profit technical society for engineers, technicians, business-people, educators, and students who work, study, or are interested in automation.
ISA-5 – Documentation of Measurement and Control Instruments and Systems
ISA-99 – Cybersecurity
ISA-100 – Wireless Systems for Automation
ANSI/ISA-101 – Human Machine Interfaces for Process Automation Systems
ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering)
ISPE delivers technical and operational solutions to support its members across the global pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical industry in the manufacture of quality medicines for patients.
GAMP Good Practice Guides
MSHA (Mining Safety & Health Administration)
MSHA develops and enforces safety and health rules for all U.S. mines and provides technical, educational, and other types of assistance to mine operators.
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)
The National Fire Protection Association creates and maintains private, copyrighted standards and codes for usage and adoption by local governments.
NFPA 70 – Sets the foundation for electrical safety in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies.
SCAQMD (South Coast Air Quality Management District)
The South Coast Air Quality Management District is the air pollution agency responsible for regulating stationary sources of air pollution in Southern California.
AQMD 1146.1 – Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Small Industrial, Institutional, and Commercial Boilers, Steam Generators, and Process Heaters
AQMD 1146.2 – Emissions of Oxides of Nitrogen from Large Water Heaters and Small Boilers and Process Heaters
AQMD 1147 – NOx Reductions from Miscellaneous Sources
UL (Underwriters Laboratories)
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products, and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.
UL508A – Standard for Industrial Control Panels
UL698 – Control Panel Program for Hazardous Locations