SIM-QSTF participating members (L-R)- Silvio Dos Santos, Saira Knox, Geogette McDonald, Sally Bruce, Andrea Rodriguez, Christopher Cortes, Nubia Milena Rodriguez Roberto

As a member of CARIMET, TTBS’s  Metrology Standards Officer Saira Knox along with other members of SIM-QSTF, participated in the BIPM, Capacity Building & Knowledge Transfer Programme entitled ‘Train the trainer: transitioning to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 in the CIPM MRA’ at Serves, France between 23-24 May 2018.

The objective of the training was to share common understandings about the new edition of the ISO/IEC 17025: 2017 standard and create a harmonize quality system framework for National Metrology Institutes, like TTBS.

ACRONYMS: 

CARIMET:- Caribbean Metrology Cooperation

CIPM-MRA: – The CIPM Mutual Recognition Arrangement (CIPM MRA) is the framework through which National Metrology Institutes demonstrate the international equivalence and the measurement standards and the calibration and measurement certificates they issue.

ISO/IEC 17025:- General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories

SIM-QSTF-  Inter-American Metrology System – Quality System Task Force

TTBS:– Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards

 

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