SABS is a statutory body that was established in terms of the Standards Act, 1945 (Act No. 24 of 1945) and continues to operate in terms of the latest edition of the Standards Act, 2008 (Act No. 8 of 2008) as the national standardisation institution in South Africa, mandated to:

  • Develop, promote and maintain South African National Standards (SANS).
  • Promote quality in connection with commodities, products and services.
  • Render conformity assessment services and assist in matters connected therewith.
  • The international ISO 31000 standard has been adopted in South Africa as national risk management standard, called SANS 31000.

SANS 31000 https://store.sabs.co.za/pdfpreview.php?hash=56cc0611d0506b53d466f0c2be56fd8bf2c0ba55&preview=yes