Lab Services

Recommended International Specifications for Cloth Face Masks

Wearing a face mask to slow the spread of COVID-19 will only be effective if it’s worn correctly. TTBS notes there are many questions and concerns regarding cloth face masks and takes this opportunity to provide the public with the recommended face mask guidelines such as preferable...

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Recommended International Specifications for Cloth Face Masks

As part of its continuing measures to control the spread of COVID-19, the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has recommended the wearing of a face mask while in public. Manufacturers and bulk buyers interested in determining if their face masks meet the recommended international...

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TTBS Accreditation Update – New ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Symbol

The Metrology and Laboratory Services Divisions of the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) are pleased to announce the success of a planned transfer of its accreditation ISO/IEC 17025:2017 services. The accreditation provider transfer from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to the American Association for...

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Identification and Selection of Fabrics Workshop

The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards has developed the national standard TTS 578:2019, Guide to the selection of fabrics to support the growth and development of the fashion industry. A half-day workshop will be held in collaboration with the FashionTT on Wednesday 20th November 2019 to provide guidance on...

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Congratulations to the TTBS Metrology and Laboratory Teams!

TTBS is proud to announce its successful transition of its Laboratory Quality Management System from ISO/IEC 17025:2005 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPETENCE OF TESTING AND CALIBRATION LABORATORIES system to the revised ISO/IEC 17025:2017 system.   Making the transition  was no easy task and required updating the management system...

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Deck the halls, safely

Tis the season to unearth ornaments, lights and decorations. The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) posted 12 tips to help keep your real or artificial Christmas tree from becoming a fire hazard. The full article can be found on UL’s website here: https://www.ul.com/inside-ul/deck-the-halls-safely/ For further information, please contact the Electrical Products...

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