A proposal to revise SAWE Recommended Practice TO-2 “Procedure for Developing and Maintaining Documents” is now available for comment at the Standards and Practices Public Review site here: https://www.sawe.org/standards/public-review/
The draft review period ends on 18 April 2021.
STD M-4-2020 “Supplier Weight Control for
the Marine Industry” was approved by ANSI on January 9 and will be
published on January 17, 2020. It supersedes Recommended Practice M-4 (2012) “Vendor Weight Control for the Marine
go to Greg Roach, Terri Husley-Crawford, Andy Schuster and the Marine Industry
Committee for their hard work and dedication to this task. All members of SAWE
should be proud of this achievement.
this publication the SAWE has shown it has the capability to create Voluntary
Consensus Standards aligned with the USSS, (United States Standards Strategy)
which in turn supports creation of ISO, International standards. Publishing our
Recommended Practices as ANSI/SAWE Standards brings increased visibility to
those documents and recognition to the SAWE as a standard developer.
SAWE has been a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
since 2012 and an accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO) since
2014. The SAWE participates in International Standards Organization (ISO)
sanctioned standards development work as an SDO for the United States’ sole
member to ISO, which is ANSI.
The benefits of ANSI membership were described in a previous blog post by Jeff Cerro here (https://www.sawe.org/blog/2018/08/20/the-benefits-of-ansi-membership-to-the-sawe-society-corporate-and-individual-members/).