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British Standards and Why They Matter

British Standards and Why They Matter

British Standards (BS) are vital benchmarks set by the British Standards Institution (BSI), shaping quality, safety, and efficiency in various sectors, including construction. Ezi Klamp’s adherence to these standards underscores its commitment to delivering top-quality, safe, and efficient products.

The Significance of British Standards

Consistency and Quality Assurance

British Standards provide a consistent framework for manufacturers and service providers. By adhering to these standards, companies like us can guarantee the quality and safety of their products.

International Recognition

Though national in scope, British Standards are often aligned with international standards, enhancing the global credibility of products and services that meet these criteria.

Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Complying with British Standards often means meeting or exceeding legal and regulatory requirements, reducing the risk of non-compliance penalties.

Distinguishing British Standards from Other Standards

British Standards differ from other international standards in focusing on UK regulatory requirements and industry practices. While there is a move towards a global consensus of standards, BS often has additional requirements or emphasises different aspects tailored to the UK context.

Ezi Klamp Products and Their British Standards

To give our customers peace of mind when choosing their products from us, we have tested our products to adhere to a number of different British Standards:

  • Pedestrian Guardrails:

    • Standard: BS 7818:1995 (Pedestrian restraint systems in metal).
    • Ezi Klamp’s pedestrian guardrails are designed to this standard, ensuring durability and safety in public areas.
  • Roof Edge Protection:

    • Standard: BS EN 13374:2013 (Temporary Edge Protection Systems).
    • The company’s solutions for roof edge protection comply with this standard, providing essential safety for work at heights.
  • Key Clamp Handrail Systems:

    • Standard: BS EN 1562:1997, BS EN 1461.
    • Our key clamp handrail systems meet the standards for malleable iron castings and hot-dip galvanised coatings, ensuring longevity and resistance to corrosion.
  • GRP CatchPit Lids:

    • Standard: BS EN 124:2015.
    • Ezi Klamp’s GRP Catch Pit Lids adhere to this standard, guaranteeing durability and safety in load-bearing applications.
  • GRP Palisade Fencing:

    • Standard: BS 1722-12:2016
    • The GRP Palisade Fencing from Ezi Klamp is designed to British Standards, offering a robust, corrosion-resistant fencing solution.
  • GRP Handrail:

    • Standard: BS EN 14122-3:2001
    • The GRP Handrail System from Ezi Klamp is designed to British Standards, offering a robust, corrosion-resistant fencing solution.

British Standards are more than just guidelines; they are a testament to a product’s excellence. We at Ezi Klamp are committed to these standards and reflect our dedication to providing customers with safe, reliable, and high-quality construction solutions. By choosing Ezi Klamp products, our customers select products that meet and often exceed industry standards.

To find out more about our range of products and how they are tested, speak to a member of our team on 0117 970 2420 or email us at sales@eziklampsystems.com


First Published: 20/02/2024 (Updated 20/03/2024)
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