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ANSI Z245 Accredited Standards Committee Interest Categories

Interest categories form the basis of representation on the ANSI Z245 Accredited Standards Committee. The voting seats are assigned to interest categories based on their national scope and broad-based representation of that sector of the industry. The balance among the interest groups is carefully maintained so that no single category of interests can dominate the voting of the Committee.

Interest Categories

The established interest categories for the committee are:

  1. Manufacturer – manufacturer of equipment included within the scope of the committee
  2. User – end-user of equipment or facilities included within the scope of the committee (e.g., solid waste hauling company, material recycling facility operator, commercial waste generator)
  3. Trade Association or Professional Society – not-for-profit organizations whose members are manufacturers, distributors or end-users of equipment or facilities included within the scope of the standard
  4. Regulatory Agency – a federal, state or local regulatory authority having jurisdiction over the approval of equipment or facilities included within the scope of the committee or having jurisdiction for the safe operation of those equipment or facilities.
  5. Insurance – companies having an interest in the safety and insurable risk of equipment or facilities included within the scope of the committee
  6. Labor – individuals or organizations, including unions, having an interest in the equipment or facilities included within the scope of the committee
  7. Distributor or Dealer – an individual or company involved with the sale, installation or modification of equipment included within the scope of the committee
  8. Consultant – individuals or organizations providing expertise in the design, manufacture, installation, modification, servicing, maintenance and use equipment or facilities included within the scope of the committee
  9. General Interest – organization or individual that has an interest within the subject matter of the standards, but neither produces or uses it directly (e.g., academia, testing laboratory)

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National Waste & Recycling Association
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20008
T: 800-424-2869 T: 202-244-4700
F: 202-966-4824