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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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Training

HACCP Food Safety – Training in the Principles and Implementation Introduction Food safety is everyone’s responsibility. Farmers and growers, manufacturers and processors, food handlers and consumers, all have a responsibility to assure that food is safe and suitable for consumption. Outbreaks of food-borne illness are at best unpleasant; at worst, they can be fatal. Other …

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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) participates in a regional training workshop as part of the IAEA project to support Regulatory authorities in the Caribbean (RLA9087).

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) participates in a regional training workshop as part of the IAEA project to support Regulatory authorities in the Caribbean (RLA9087). Saint Lucia is advancing on the path to formalizing a legal and regulatory framework for the effective regulatory control of facilities and activities that give rise to radiation risks. …

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Recall of Brut & Sure Antiperspirant & Deodorant Aerosol Sprays

Recall of Brut & Sure Antiperspirant & Deodorant Aerosol Sprays The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) wishes to inform the public of the recall of the Sure and Brut Aerosol Sprays listed in the table below due to the presence of benzene. Brand Product Description UPC Expiration Date Brut Classic Antiperspirant Aerosol, 4oz 00827755070085 …

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EPA and CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building

EPA and CSME Standby Facility for Capacity Building Enhancing the Capacity of Stakeholders in the Agricultural Sector to Supply Quality Products in New Markets The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards on the 6th July 2022 welcomed the launching of the CDB financed project entitled “Enhancing the Capacity of Stakeholders in the Agricultural Sector to Supply …

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Technical Mission of Cannabis Taskforce to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Technical Mission of Cannabis Taskforce to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The Minister of Commerce, Business Development, Manufacturing, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs Honourable Emma Hippolyte, Chair of the Cannabis Taskforce led a Technical Mission to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 8th -10 June 2022. The delegation included Mr Dylan Norbert-Inglis, Vice- Chair & Legal …

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Saint Lucia Delegation Tours St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cannabis Establishments.

Saint Lucia Delegation Tours St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cannabis Establishments. A delegation from the Government of Saint Lucia arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday 8 June to conduct a tour of several cannabis establishments.   The team met with Hon. Minister Saboto Caesar and members of Staff of the Ministry of …

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World Accreditation Day 2022

WORLD ACCREDITATION DAY 2022 Joint Statement by Emanuele Riva, IAF Chair, and Etty Feller, ILAC Chair ACCREDITATION Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment The global accreditation organizations IAF and ILAC once again come together on 9 June to celebrate World Accreditation Day. The 2022 theme is Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment …

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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Takes Part in Business Forum

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Takes Part in Business Forum On Sunday, 29th May 2022 the Ministry of Commerce under the auspices of Hon. Emma Hippolyte and along with its partnering agencies held their first Business Forum at the  St. Isidore’s Hall, Soufriere for all entrepreneurs and persons interested in starting their business. The purpose …

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