British Standards Online (BSOL)

British Standards Online (BSOL) is the British Standards Institute's flagship database of standards. Used by professionals around the world, it is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of British, and adopted European and international, standards.

Access the database

Printing and downloading documents

  • The 'Quick View' icon can be used to view standards but to download and print documents from the BSOL database, you are now required to download the FileOpen plug-inMore information is available from the BSI website.
  • If you encounter any issues opening the standard, please try opening from your Downloads folder, by right-clicking (or using Command key on iOS) and selecting "Open with Adobe Acrobat Reader".

Access the BSOL database

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