Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI)

LMI Conducts Market Awareness Session

When we go to the market, almost everything we buy is priced based on its weight – bananas, potatoes, tomatoes, lettuce, etc.  It is therefore important that the weighing scale is measuring the weight accurately.  If the scale is under-weighting, then the vendor is at a disadvantage. ...

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ATTENTION: Sangre Grande Market Vendors

The Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) a unit of the TTBS, will be visiting Sangre Grande Market vendors to hold discussions regarding Market Scale Verification – “Stamping of scales” on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th April, 2019, from 5.00a.m. – 12noon. This awareness exercise will be done in...

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TTBS Conducts Fuel Verification Exercise at NP Service Stations

On Wednesday 13th February, 2019 Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS), launched the Fuel Verification Exercise, at the Trinidad and Tobago National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP) Service Station, located at Munroe Road, Charlieville. This verification launch came subsequent to a similar exercise conducted at UNIPET...

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Airports Authority Baggage Scales Pass Verification Tests

It is not unusual for airline passengers checking in at the flight counter to place their over-packed suitcase onto the baggage scale and hope that it is within the permissible limit, thus being spared from overweight baggage fees. However, if passengers are being charged for excess weight,...

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