The difference between compliance and certification in safety

A product that has 'certified' compliance to Australian Standards provides superior safety characteristics compared to one that has 'stated' compliance, but does not have the certification to prove it.

Standards are set specifications designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform the way they are intended to. However, Standards compliance is often voluntary – even in PPE – unless it is mandatorily adopted by Government.

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