May 2019 Newsletter

SLBS gets Support from CSN for Capacity Building For two weeks in May, over two hundred employees of National Standards bodies, public and private sector laboratories from Saint Lucia and the CARICOM Region, received training in two critical standards to drive capacity in build expertise in key conformity assessment bodies in the Caribbean. Through the …

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Sa Nou Sent Lisi Creativity Showcase

Sa Nou Sent Lisi Creativity Showcase

As part of the activities for Saint Lucia’s 40th Anniversary of Independence under the theme “All In, Our Journey, Our Future” the Ministry of Commerce will be hosting a Creativity Showcase featuring Saint Lucia’s “Very Own” producers and manufacturers.  Date: April 10 -12… See More — with Slisba Slu,Startup Huddle St. Lucia, St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry & …

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SLBS focuses on a Robust International Standards Adoption Agenda

PRESS RELEASE The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards will be hosting a multi-sectoral meeting for heads of its technical committees for discussion on the increased adoption of international standards under the Commonwealth Standards Network project (CSN) being undertaken here in collaboration with the British Standards Institute BSI and funded by the UK Government. The project …

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Quarterly Newsletter

SLBS HOSTS SALCC LECTURES The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards is continuing efforts to bring standardization education to schools.  For the fifth year running the SLBS partnered with the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) for the schools engagement with standardization, conformity assessment and metrology awareness as part of activities to mark World Standards Day …

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Launch of the Commonwealth Standards Network

The Commonwealth Standards Network aims to provide a platform for collaboration between NSBs and key stakeholders throughout the Commonwealth. The objective of the network is to promote the role of standards as a tool to increase intra-Commonwealth trade and to strengthen the quality infrastructure in all our countries. The network will build on the shared …

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SLBS participates in groundbreaking Governance Standard

SLBS participates in groundbreaking Governance Standard The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) is pleased to inform of the latest results of the increased participation in International Standardization, a significant outcome of the Commonwealth Standards Network (CSN) project which provided technical assistance aimed at SLBS leveraging, Saint Lucia’s ISO membership to ensure the participation of …

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World Standards Day 2021

WORLD STANDARDS DAY 2021 Taking place every year on 14 October, World Standards Day (WSD) offers an opportunity to raise awareness and increase understandingof the importance of standardization.It is a collaborative initiative of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), who each year develop campaign elements to empower the …

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National Quality Dialogue with the Tourism Sector in St Lucia

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Culture and Creative Industries is hosting a National Quality Dialogue with the Tourism Sector, which commenced Wednesday July 21 and will be continuing on Thursday and Friday July 22 & 23.  This is part of a regional project of …

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Press Release Metrology Moves to NADF

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Provides Public Access to Compulsory Standards The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has expanded to offer metrology services from the new National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility (NADF) at Union. The Facility was officially opened on 10th December 2020. The Metrology Department began operations at the Facility in June 2021.  The …

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April 2021 – June 2021 Newsletter

Standards Link Volume 3 Issue 28 The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards expands to National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility​ The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has expanded to offer metrology services from the new National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility (NADF) at Union. The Facility was officially opened in December 2020. The Metrology Department began operations at …

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SLBS observes World Metrology Day with a focus on the quality and accuracy of blood pressure meters

SLBS observes World Metrology Day with a focus on the quality and accuracy of blood pressure meters Saint Lucia will join the rest of the world in the observance of World Metrology Day on Thursday  May 20th 2021. Saint Lucia will commemorate the occasion with a webinar on the  quality and accuracy of  blood pressure …

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Validation and Verification of the Accuracy of Blood Pressure Monitors

Validation and Verification of the Accuracy of Blood Pressure Monitors To commemorate  World Metrology  Day (May 20)  2021, let us focus on  the important  role  measurement plays in health  particularly the  measurement of  blood  pressure. This year’s theme for  World Metrology Day (May 20), Measurement for Health, focuses on the important role measurement plays in …

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