Prezi

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in the manual

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Searching for Standards, Codes, & Regulations in Engineering

FACC 400 lecture
by Giovanna Badia on 12 March 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Searching for Standards, Codes, & Regulations in Engineering

Some Producers:

ASTM

CGSB

CSA Group

IEEE

ISO

Describe procedures for making, measuring and testing materials and products

Created by a consenus of stakeholders

Produced by different organizations around the word

Can be as short as one-page long

Concentrate on very specific topics
Standards
Activity: Find
1) a recent specification standard about forging stainless steel

2) standard about testing silicone fluids to make transformers

3) standard about face protectors for hockey players
Codes
Laws or regulations

Issued by governments or, in the case of regulations, can also be issued by organizations
Examples
Giovanna Badia
Liaison Librarian
Schulich Library of Science & Engineering, room 207
giovanna.badia@mcgill.ca 514-398-7340

ASTM D4447-10
Standard Guide for Disposal of Laboratory Chemicals and Samples

ASTM F717-10
Standard Specification for
Football Helmets

Searching for Standards, Codes, & Regulations in Engineering
Where can you find codes?


a) Library catalogue
b) Books
c) Journals
d) Government websites


Example
Code of ethics of engineers (Quebec)
Activity: Find
1) Codes on energy efficiency requirements in buildings/homes in Quebec

2) Quebec acts of law that apply to your profession
Some Advocates:

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety

International Labour Organization

How many people die each year from work-related accidents and diseases?

a) 40
b) 2 million
c) 160 million
d) 270 million


"Yet many of these tragedies are preventable through the implementation of sound prevention, reporting and inspection practices." (
from the International Labour Organization website, 2014
)
OHS regulations & standards
Activity: Find
What are Quebec's regulations for transporting liquefied petroleum gases, such as Butane, Propane, and Propylene?
Recap
Any questions?
See the full transcript