SINGAPORE - The Singapore Standards Council is an industry-led organisation appointed by Spring Singapore to establish industry benchmarks.
The council also looks at how standards can help companies become more productive and competitive within their own industries.
Prominent individuals from the various industries and senior management representatives from relevant government agencies and the Consumer Association of Singapore make up the council.
A key role is to raise awareness of the benefits of standards and promote their adoption.
It also advises Spring Singapore about the national standards programme.
Development and implementing standards is led by 11 committees appointed by the standards council. The 11 committees are:
1. Biomedical Standards Committee
2. Building and Construction Standards Committee
3. Chemical Standards Committee
4. Electrical and Electronic Standards Committee