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Canada accredits SEI. (News Briefs/Nouvelles en Bref).

The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) has announced that its certification program has received accreditation as a Certification Body (CB) by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). This prestigious SCC accreditation affirms that SEI's certification programs for safety, health and protective equipment comply with 10 international guides pertaining to testing, inspection and certification.

SEI has been operating: a non-profit product certification program for 29 years, and has been certifying products sold in Canada since its inception. SEI: offers certification of safety and protective. 'products to standards publised by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and now the Canadian Standards Association.

The SCC is a Crown corporation established by an Act of Parliament in 1970, amended in 1996, to foster and promote voluntary standardization in Canada. The SCC promotes efficient and effective voluntary standardization in Canada in order to advance the national economy, support sustainable development, benefit the health, safety and welfare of workers and the public, assist and protect consumers, facilitate domestic and international trade, and further cooperation in relation to standardization. Among other activities, the SCC sets out policies and procedures for the development of National Standards of Canada for the accreditation of product certification bodies and calibration and testing laboratories.
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