Below are the answers to some frequently asked questions to help you to use and understand the Standards Development website.
How do I find the specific information about standards that I need?
Our Standards Development site provides you with a helpful blue navigation bar at the top of each page with links to the different standards web areas. Simply click on the heading that applies to you, or the relevant links within the text. Once you are in the right standards area, it should be easy to find the exact information you require.
I have a question regarding the New Proposals system. Where can I find the answer?
Follow this link to a help and frequently asked questions page regarding the New Proposals system.
I have a question regarding the Draft Review system. Where can I find the answer?
Why is it not possible to find all of the European and international standards that are supposed to be out for public comment on the Draft Review system?
While the Draft Review system holds all of the national standards that are out for public comment, it cannot contain all of the international and European standards at the same stage of development. We therefore select standards that are likely to be of high interest to the UK to upload. This enables BSI to provide as much feedback as possible to the European and international committees regarding those standards. However, it is possible to buy all draft national , European and international standards out for public comment from the BSI shop. Comment and feedback can then be fed back to BSI.
Can I obtain published standards free of charge?
No. However, all of our published standards are available to buy from the BSI shop.
What if I want to contact a member of BSI staff directly to discuss a standard or a proposal for a standard?
Call, email or write to us through the relevant contacts given below, and we will be happy to assist.
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