Putting a plug into the socket

Standards in everyday life

Regardless of whether you are at home, in transit or at the office, whether you are studying or enjoying your leisure time - standards serve you around the clock even though you may not be aware of them. Read more about how standards support us in everyday life without being noticed.

A well-laid breakfast table

A morning in the life of Mr. G

From the toothbrush to the coffee maker – standards help to make the morning good.

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From the vine to the glass

From the vine to the glass

Numerous factors and work processes are needed to produce excellent wines.

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How to winterize your car

How to winterize your car

Before the first snow falls, you should better take precautions with regard to tyres and antifreeze.

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Numerous standards ensure that everybody can enjoy themselves.

Safety in winter sports

A wealth of winter-sporting activities attract locals and tourists to the slopes and trails.

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A first-aid kit according to ÖNORM V 5101 contains all the necessary means for the primary care

Standardized rescue chain

In case of an accident standards help: in first aid, bandaging material, ambulance and medical treatment

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A short story about the most beautiful season of the year

A safe and sound Christmas season

How standards make sure that we are safe from fire during the festive season

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Sweeps figures

A sooty good-luck charm

Why chimney sweeps are considered good-luck omens and what they save us from

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Prater street sign

A stroll through the Prater

Join us on a special stroll through the Viennese Prater – finding standards wherever we go.

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Just like the Easter egg hunt, the Easter Jause – a mid-afternoon snack – is an important element of an enjoyable Easter feast.

Easter ham in bread crust

The traditional Easter ham is a must for an enjoyable Easter celebration.

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As fit as a fiddle

As fit as a fiddle

Recreational athletes can trust in the safe functioning of their equipment.

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Aviation

Taking off with standards

Aviation is one of the safest way to travel – that is ensured by various standards

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Clean bathing waters

Diving into cool, clear water!

Standards make sure that this refreshing recreation also remains free from care.

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The sun – vital and yet harmful

The sun – vital and yet harmful

The best protection is to cover your skin – by wearing a hat, trousers and a shirt - and to apply sunscreen with a high sun protection factor.

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Picnicking at a lake

Picnicking at a lake

To make outdoor activities as safe as possible, all products related to picnics and swimming are subject to standards

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Making sure that the fun continues at the table and you do not end up at the emergency ward of the nearest hospital.

Enjoying barbecues safely

A 4-part standard helps eliminating or minimizing hazards as far as possible.

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standards support us all – from the first day of school.

Standards don't skip school

Serviceability and safety requirements for educational material and equiment are defined in standards.

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EURO 2016 in France

EURO 2016 in France

On the way from the shoe of a footballer to the goal, a ball passes more than half a dozen standards.

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60. Song Contest in Vienna

60. Song Contest in Vienna

From the stage over the buffet to the toilet - no big event comes without standards

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