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In business for over 60 years, the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) is the central body for standardization and certification. The BNQ supports the business, industrial, social and regulatory communities with its normative innovations. It acts as Québec’s spokesperson on the Standards Council of Canada.

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    • Femme à l'ordinateurTo make it easier to search among its multitude of standards, the BNQ has grouped them in a dozen sectors representing Québec’s industrial fabric. No matter whether they are civil engineering, agri-food or health and safety standards, all the standards written by the BNQ can be found under one of the twelve tabs.

      All you have to do is choose your sector!

       
      Équipe de travailHealth at work

      Standards dedicated to employee wellness make it easier to retain and attract human resources.  fleches

      AsphaltageCivil engineering

      The various standards and regulations ensure the safety of workers and users.  fleches

       
      flechesAgri-Food
      flechesBusiness management
      flechesConstruction
      flechesCustomer service
      flechesEnvironment
      flechesForestery
      flechesHorticulture
      flechesHydrogen
      flechesProtect and safety
      flechesSustainable development
    • Homme pensifTo support your innovation by establishing a reliable common knowledge base. To structure your market or your economic sector while creating a climate of trust. To increase your productivity. To benefit from a standards development process recognized internationally according to ISO rules.

       
      Collègues de travailHealthy Enterprise

      This standard seeks to maintains and improve health and wellness in the workplace.   fleches

      Résidence isoléeWastewater treatment

      This standard sets the performance requirements for wastewater treatment systems of isolated dwellings.   fleches

       
      flechesBiomethane
      flechesBNQ 21000
      flechesChristmas Trees
      flechesCompostable plastics
      flechesDust Control Agents
      flechesMiel 100 % Québec
      flechesNeck Protectors
      flechesReady-Mix Concrete
      flechesRemarkable Employer
      flechesSpas - Customer service
    • FemmeYou want to prove to your customers, suppliers, employees and investors that you use the industry’s best practices, that you are determined to be more productive and that you stand out from the competition.

      Obtain BNQ certification, a sign of confidence for over 60 years.

       
      Usine de biscuitsFSSC 22000

      Obtain recognized safety certificates to meet customer requirements.  fleches


      EntrepreneurNovoclimat contractors and professionals

      Obtain recognition for your competencies in construction or ventilation.  fleches

       
      flechesCertification Program for Forestry Enterprise Management Practices
      flechesFuneral Service Providers
      flechesHACCP
      flechesISO 50001
      flechesISO 9001
      flechesGeotextiles
      flechesResponsible Event Management
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      Newsletters (French only)

      Introduced in June 2017, the BNQ newsletter covers a variety of subjects and reaches out to a wide audience, from informed consumers to businesses and public agencies seeking to adopt the best practices in their field. Since December 2019, the newsletter has been presented according to our different business sectors; Agri-Food, Environment, Forestry, Protection and Safety, and Health at Work. The sectors of activity are covered randomly based on the news, hot topics and past and future events. The newsletter also lists the latest organizations to have obtained a certificate from the BNQ because we take great pride in our clients’ success!

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    Events and News



    PRESS RELEASE: Public consultation on the draft standard governing residential building inspection practices

    The Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) is holding public consultation on the draft standard Practices for Inspecting a Residential Building (P 3009-500), which aims to establish and standardize practices in the area of residential building inspection in order to e... Read more





    PUBLIC CONSULTATION: Practices for Inspecting a Residential Building (BNQ 3009-500)

    Public review is an important step in developing a normative document because it gives everyone an opportunity to comment on how the document can be improved. This way, future document users and those interested in the subject can make their voices heard. Downloadable ... Read more





    PUBLIC CONSULTATION: For the FSC® Controlled Wood controlled wood audit Damabois inc. and Damabois division Cap-Chat inc.

    The Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) will carry out a voluntary-based public consultation, from June 30 to August 11, 2021 inclusively, with parties interested in the organization DAMABOIS INC., 441, 7e Rang East, Saint-Damase (Québec) G0J 2J0 and DAMABOIS DIVI... Read more





    PRESS RELEASE: BNQ 3009-610 First Québec Standard provides framework for action against Dry Rot Fungus

    Available free of charge, this standard is a first in North America. The voluntary standard sets out the requirements relating to the assessment and rehabilitation of residential, wood-framed buildings contaminated by wood-rotting fungi. In doing so, it ensures the qual... Read more





    PUBLIC CONSULTATION: Onsite Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems (CAN/BNQ 3680-600)

    Public review is an important step in developing a normative document because it gives everyone an opportunity to comment on how the document can be improved. This way, future document users and those interested in the subject can make their voices heard. Downloadable ... Read more