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Saint Lucia Representatives among Regional Standards Chiefs in Guyana for IT Workshop

REPRESENTATIVES of national standard bodies from several Caribbean countries are in Guyana this week, participating in a three-day regional workshop on Information Technology (IT) for User Administrators. The event which began began on Tuesday at the Marriott Hotel, is being funded by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), through the Guyana National Bureau of Standards …

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Awareness Sessions for Implementation of Energy Efficiency Labelling & Testing Scheme

The CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards will be hosting a half- day information session on the establishment of an energy efficiency labelling scheme. The labelling scheme will introduce minimum energy performance standards for lighting (CFLs and LEDs), refrigerators and air conditioners, and will explore the development and/or …

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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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Bureau Closure

NOTICE The public is advised of the closure of all SLBS locations on Friday 19th October 2018. This is to allow all employees to attend an important meeting. Regular services will resume on Monday 22 October 2018. Thank you for your understanding.

EPing TBT Notifications

ePing is a free online web service that provides businesses and governments with up to date information on regulations in export markets around the world, including product requirements and standards. ePing’s two key functions allow users to easily track regulations for different products or export markets by registering to receive customised email alerts, or to …

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ISO 50001 for energy management gets a boost

Reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency are at the forefront of the global climate change agenda. ISO 50001, the flagship International Standard for improving energy performance, has just been updated. Energy consumption is on the rise, despite the fact that it contributes to nearly 60 % of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.[1] At the same …

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