Metrology

Legal Metrology Services Update #5 – 2020-09-30

All verification services provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) through the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) will cease until October 12, 2020. Additionally, owners of all measuring devices that have expired Certificates of Verification are kindly asked to submit your request for verification through...

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CNG Master Meter Training

2020-07-13 STRENGTHENING CNG MEASUREMENT CAPACITY AT TTBS In fulfilling the regulatory requirements of the Metrology Act Chapter 82:06, to ensure fair trade through the verification process, the Legal Metrology Inspectorate (LMI) a unit of TTBS, hosted a two day Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Master Meter training workshop...

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TTBS Celebrates World Metrology Day 2020

Today, Trinidad and Tobago joins the international community to celebrate World Metrology Day 2020. This year’s theme “Measurements for global trade” was chosen by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) and the International Organization of Legal Metrology (OIML), to create awareness of the important role...

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Postponement of Legal Metrology Verifications Update 2020-05-01

In a continued effort to protect citizens against the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) in accordance with Legal Notice No. 81 of 2020, has extended the Stay at Home Order on non-essential activities to Friday...

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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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Postponement of Legal Metrology Verifications

The Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS) would like to advise ALL CUSTOMERS and other interested parties that, due to the global Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and as part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the population of Trinidad and Tobago by...

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TTBS Ensures Customers Receive Value For Money At The Markets

2019-10-09 On Wednesday 9th October, 2019 Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (TTBS), launched the verification of market scales – “stamping of scales” at the Sangre Grande Municipal Market.  The verification exercise is currently being rolled out in phases across all municipal markets nationwide, and will be...

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TTBS Hosts Workshop on Hazardous Waste Management

In April, 2018, the Cabinet of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and. Tobago (GoRTT) approved the National Quality Policy of Trinidad and Tobago (NQP-TT) for the period 2018-2030. Amongst other priorities, the NQP-TT Implementation Plan included a programme to get public laboratories accredited in support...

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