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STANDARDS (IMPORT INSPECTION) REGULATIONS, 2008

Summary

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.

Updated on : 23-05-2017


STANDARDS (IMPORT INSPECTION) REGULATIONS, 2008

PRESS RELEASE
 
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.
 

  •  LSC Risk & Security Solutions (Pty) Ltd
  •  Fire Logistics & Security Systems (Pty) Ltd
  •  Fire Suppression & Electrical Systems (Pty) Ltd
  •  Fire Risk Control & Security Systems (Pty) Ltd
  •  Fire Boys (Pty) Ltd  
  •  Fire Tech & Products (Pty) Ltd
  •  Fire Fighting Products & Services (Pty) Ltd  

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

Gaborone                                                              Francistown

Attention : Alferd Kgotlaetsile                                Patricia Masemola

Email: kgotlaetsile@bobstandards.bw       or        masemola@bobstandards.bw

Tel: 390 3200/3645488                                         2416233

Fax: 3903120                                                       2416251

 


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