Updated on : 23-05-2017
STANDARDS (IMPORT INSPECTION) REGULATIONS, 2008:
The Botswana Bureau of Standards (BOBS) wishes to remind the public, the business community and stakeholders affected by Botswana standards BOS 65-1:2003 Reconditioning of firefighting equipment - Part 1: Portable rechargeable fire extinguishers, and BOS 65-2:2003 Reconditioning of fire equipment - Part 2: Fire hose reels; that enforcement of these standards is mandatory and is continuing countrywide.
The standards cover administrative and technical details as well as controls applicable to the effective reconditioning of any portable rechargeable fire extinguishers and fire hose reels. The standards cover fire extinguishers and fire hose reels that have been removed from service and presented for reconditioning and returned to service afterwards.
In order to enhance compliance with BOS 65 -1 & 2, BOBS wishes to inform all the affected parties that the below listed companies have been officially registered with BOBS to conduct reconditioning of portable rechargeable fire extinguishers and fire hose reels with effect from the 1st April 2017.
Also, be informed that the process of application for registration continues and therefore the above list may change from time to time.
Further information can be obtained from:
The Managing Director
Botswana Bureau of Standards
Plot No. 55745 Or Plot 32367
Block 8 Donga, Adjacent to Metsef Wholesalers
Private Bag BO 48 Private Bag F465
Attention : Alferd Kgotlaetsile Patricia Masemola
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 390 3200/3645488 2416233
Fax: 3903120 2416251
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