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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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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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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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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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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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Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards and Underwriters Laboratories sign a Collaboration Agreement on Standards

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global standards developer, and the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) are pleased to announce the signing of a Collaboration & License Agreement between their organizations.  The Agreement, signed on October 6, 2020, that due to the health contingency of the COVID-19 pandemic, the signature was made virtually by both Parties …

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Invitation for Retailers to participate in the Quality for Sustainable Energy in the Caribbean (QSEC) Project- Energy Efficiency Labelling

Like most Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Saint Lucia faces special disadvantages associated with its small size, heavy dependence on imports, for example fossil fuels, electrical appliances including lighting equipment, high costs for energy, infrastructure, transportation and communication, growing populations and proneness to natural disasters. Adding to these challenges is the fact that 100% of …

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