Standards and Regulations

Standards and Regulations

What are they?

Standards are published documents setting out specifications and procedures designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform in their intended way. They establish a common language that defines quality and safety criteria. Regulations are state or federal policies that may affect the use or application of some assistive technology. It is very important assistive technology users comply with all relevant regulations. If you are unsure, please check with your supplier or manufacturer, or look for information within the relevant product descriptions.

How do Standards affect you?

Standards are published documents setting out specifications and procedures designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform in their intended way. They establish a common language that defines quality and safety criteria. Regulations are state or federal policies that may affect the use or application of some assistive technology. It is very important assistive technology users comply with all relevant regulations. If you are unsure, please check with your supplier or manufacturer, or look for information within the relevant product descriptions.

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