STANDARDS INFORMATION CENTRE

Tel: (868) 662-8827 Ext 2033 | Fax: (868) 663-4335

ttbs@ttbs.org.tt

ABOUT SIC

Established in 1975 the Standards Information Centre (SIC) houses a complete collection of National Standards, ISO Standards, and other Regional and International collections in both print and electronic formats.

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SIC

SERVICES

To encourage greater use of standards and related services, the Standards Information Centre provides a range of services beneficial to public and private sector organizations as well as individuals. These services include:

NATIONAL

STANDARDS

DATABASE

The SIC maintains a database of all Trinidad and Tobago Standards. The database contains bibliographic information on over eight hundred voluntary and compulsory local standards. These standards have either been developed by TTBS and/or adopted. The content of these standards includes advertising, electrical engineering, environment, quality, packaging, labelling, textiles, footwear, garments, tourism, civil engineering, construction, occupational health and safety and vehicles.

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How to obtain standards

Local and international standards are available for purchase at the Standards Information Centre. The Centre’s opening hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-4:15pm and Friday 8am-4pm. Please note however, that the cashier’s opening hours are Monday-Friday 8am-3pm.

Contact – Tel: (868) 662-8827 Ext 2033 | Fax: (868) 663-4335 | ttbs@ttbs.org.tt

POPULAR

STANDARDS

TTS 171: PART 1: 2015 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ELECTRICAL WIRING CODE PART1 – LOW VOLTAGE INSTALLATION (1st Revision)

Scope:
This standard specifies minimum requirements for the installation, inspection, testing and maintenance of electrical wiring to ensure practical safeguarding of persons and property from hazards associated with the use of electricity. These requirements apply to electrical wiring of voltages up to 600 V a.c. This standard does not apply to installations operated by statutory supply authorities for generation and distribution of electrical power. NOTE: This standard is not to be regarded as a design specification or as an instruction manual.
Price: $280.00TT + VAT

TTS 171: PART 2: 2002 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ELECTRICAL WIRING CODE PART 2 – HIGH VOLTAGE INSTALLATION

Scope:
Specifies requirements for the installation, inspection, testing and maintenance of electrical wiring at voltages in excess of 1000 Volts.

Price: $176.00TT + VAT

OTHER

SERVICES

Sale of Standards

The Sale of Standards involves sourcing and providing National, Regional and International Standards to private and public organizations as well as individuals upon request for a nominal fee.

Membership

The Membership Programme, provides members with special access to global information resources on National, Regional and International Standards, Technology, Quality Management and other related technical issues.

Standards Updating

The Standards Updating Service provides members with up-to-date information to keep their existing standards and related documents current. This service is provided to non-members upon request.

Reference Facility

Private and public sector organizations as well as individuals are allowed access to the Centre’s vast information resources to conduct research on standards and quality and issues.

WTO/TBT Enquiry Point

The World Trade Organization (WTO) / Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Enquiry Point supplies WTO and foreign countries with information on compulsory local standards, conformity assessment procedures and technical regulations related to products under the scope of the TBT Agreement. It also informs local industry and trade of similar developments in other countries.

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