The EU Parliament IMCO Committee, an acronym standing for Internal Market and Consumer Protection, held a public hearing on European Standards for the 21st Century. The hearing is to proceed a motion for a European Parliament Resolution, formally answering the European Commission Communication: European standards for the 21st century.
“It is going to be a happy 2017 for security and services in standardisation”, according to CEN-CENELEC, the European platform for standardisation.
According to a recent statement published by Stefan Berger, a Euralarm Delegate from member BHE and the German association’s Deputy CEO, “the recently published standard ‘Services for safety systems’ will give the customer an important decision-making aid when selecting his service provider.”
ESI, an acronym for European Systems Integration, is since the beginning of the year the newest Member of Euralarm. It is attached to Euralarm’s Security Section, which represents and promotes at a European and international level the interests of European electronic security industry including intrusion alarms, access control and video surveillance.
Liviu Mateescu has been recently reelected as President of ARTS, Euralarm’s Romanian Member. ARTS, the 'Romanian Association for Security Technique promotes and protects the specific interests of its members, and also assures their representation in their relations with the public authorities, other associations and various institutes and organisations.
Euralarm and EUSAS will be organising a European conference on research into fire technologies that will shape the future standards. The conference will take place in Berlin on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 February 2017.
On 16 April 2014, the European Union adopted a new set of rules for placing radio equipment on the European market, and putting them into service: the Radio Equipement Directive (RED). Anything which uses radio for communications will need to meet these new requirements to be placed on the market in the EU. This includes radio-transmitting electronic fire safety and security devices.
Zug, Switzerland, December 19th, 2016 - Euralarm published today a new white paper on outsourcing the maintenance of fire safety security systems, specifically intended for building owners and managers. The purpose of the white paper is to bring awareness of the risks of outsourcing maintenance and to give guidelines on how to avoid or minimise these risks.