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ISO 9001

A quality assurance standard issued by the International Organization for Standards.
Standard is titled; Quality systems - Model for quality assurance in design/development, production, installation and servicing.
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I/O - Input Output

Term used for signals entering (Inputs) and exiting (Outputs) a control system

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IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency
Works for the safe secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
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Nuclear Glossary
 

ICP

Independent Competent Person

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ID

Internal Diameter

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IEA

International Energy Agency

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IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission

Body composed of 60 plus countries that issues standards for all electrical electronic and related technology

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IEEE

US based non profit technical professional association

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Incoloy

A nickel-chromium alloy.
Noted for good strength and excellent resistance to oxidation and carburisation in high-temperature atmospheres.
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Inconel

A nickel-chromium-iron alloy.
Noted for having high temperature strength while maintaining excellent corrosion resistance.
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INERIS

French based Notified Body

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IP

Ingress Protection

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IPPC

Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control.
EU directive 96/61/EC of 1996 which aims to minimise pollution from various point sources throughout the European Union.
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IR 35

Term given to UK legislation which aims to remove opportunities for the avoidance of tax and Class 1 National Insurance Contributions by the use of intermediaries in circumstances where an individual worker would otherwise be an employee of the client.

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IS - Intrinsic Safety

Method of explosion prevention by limiting the energy stored in electrical circuits

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ISC - Integrated Service Contract

A contract likely to include design and project services; maintenance; upgrades as well as reliability and integrity management.
More extensive than an Alliance Contract.
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ISSeP

Notified Body based in Belgium

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ISSOW

Integrated Safe System of Work
An electronic system designed to improve and enhance paper-based Permit to Work (PTW) systems. Widely used in the UK North Sea.
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IST

Integrated Systems Test

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ITB - Invitation to Bid

Invitation from a potential Client to bid a project.

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