British Standards Online (BSOL)

BSOL is the platform for accessing full text BSI British Standards. It includes Pure British Standards, which have a BS prefix, BSI national adoptions of European Standards, which have a BS EN prefix, BSI national adoptions of selected International Standards from ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), which have the following prefixes: BS ISO, BS IEC, BS EN ISO, BS EN ISO/IEC.


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the BSOL website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary.


To view documents online using the 'Quick view' option, you need to have Microsoft Silverlight installed on your computer. Microsoft Silverlight is a web-browser plug-in, compatible with multiple browsers (e.g. Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer), devices and operating systems, including Windows, Mac, and Linux OS. Silverlight is free to download from Microsoft. (If you don't have Silverlight installed, you can still download documents as PDFs.)


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