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Metrology in the Digital Era

Metrology in the Digital Era The  SLBS  joins  the  rest  of  the  world  in  commemorating   World  Metrology  Day, May 20,  and notes  the   milestones achieved by  Saint  Lucia  in  the  areas  of   scientific, industrial  and legal  metrology  over  the  last thirty  years.  Metrology is  the  science of  measurement. The theme for World Metrology Day 2022 …

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SLBS Adopts Measures to Ensure Compliant Motor Vehicles

SLBS Adopts Measures to Ensure Compliant Motor Vehicles The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards will implement a vehicle pre-shipment inspection programme for used motor vehicles and a pre-entry verification programme for new motor vehicles.  The initiatives will be incorporated into existing Compulsory Standards Compliance Programme (CSCP) and will eliminate the entry of non-compliant vehicles into …

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SLBS Pivotal to Expanded Services to Manufacturing Sector

SLBS Pivotal to Expanded Services to Manufacturing Sector On Thursday 3rd March 2022, the Minister for Commerce, Industry and Consumer Affairs Hon. Emma Hippolyte together with the Minister of Agriculture Hon. Alfred Prospere paid an official visit to the National Agricultural Diagnostic Facility (NADF). Minister Hippolyte indicated that her Ministry through the Saint Lucia Bureau …

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Single Use Plastics

Reduction of Single Use Plastics in Saint Lucia The Department of Sustainable Development reminds the public of Saint Lucia’s continued efforts to reduce our dependence on single-use plastic. The Single-use plastic food service containers currently restricted include: All single-use/disposable STYROFOAM food service containers (egg cartons, cups, plates, hinged take-away containers, trays, bowls) & Other selected single-use/disposable …

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