ASEAN Strengthens Electrical Safety Regulations

VIENTIANE, 31 October 2014 - Policy makers, government officials and industry leaders in Lao PDR attended a workshop on Development of Safety Regulations for Electrical & Electronic Equipment held on 28-29 October in this city. The workshop supports the initiatives of the Joint Sectoral Committee on Electrical and Electronic Equipment (JSC EEE), a product working group under the ASEAN Consultative Committee of Standards and Quality. The JSC EEE has developed a mutual recognition arrangement (MRA) for this sector and is now overseeing the implementation of a harmonised regulatory regime.