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STANDARDS LINK VOL 1- ISSUE 17

STANDARDS LINK VOL 1- ISSUE 17 - World Standards Day 2017

STANDARDS LINK VOL 1- ISSUE 17 - Medical Laboratories working towards Accreditation

STANDARDS LINK VOL 1- ISSUE 17 - Implementation of revised Tobacco Products Standard - SLNS 27: 2016

PRESS RELEASE - UPDATE ON STATUS OF FOREST SPRINGS PACKAGED WATER

PRESS RELEASE - May 20th is World Metrology Day

PRESS RELEASE - URGENT - PRODUCT RECALL

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards is awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Press Release - Saint Lucia Standard Mark for two Outstanding Products

Press Release - STATEMENT ON CONCERNS RELATING TO UNWHOLESOMENESS OF CORNED BEEF IMPORTED FROM BRAZIL

Press Release - SLBS joins the International Community in marking World Water Day

Press Release - SLBS to recognize Six Spas on Award of Certification

STANDARDS LINK - Volume 1 Issue 16

STANDARDS Link - Volume 1 Issue 16 - Faces of Metrology

STANDARDS Link - Volume 1 Issue 16 - Metrology

STANDARDS Link - Volume 1 Issue 16 - Interview With The Head of Metrology

STANDARDS Link - Volume 1 Issue 16 -The OIML Awards SLBS for Work in Legal Metrology

World Standards Day Activities

STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15

STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15 - SLBS Celebrates 25 Years of Operations

STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15 - SLBS Observed World Metrology Day

STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15 - Draft Standards Available for Public Comment

STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15 - Collaboration to Improve Quality in Farming

STANDARDS Link Vol 3 Issue 15 - National Dialogue on Agriculture

Press Releases - SLBS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS

SLBS Withdraws Products from the Market - February 2015

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - New Certification Standards Officer

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - Making Informed Purchasing Decisions

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - The SLBS & CROSQ Convene Meeting of Information Personnel in Standardization

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - The SLBS Launches Verification Service for the Health Sector.

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - A Group of Health & Beauty Establishments Lead the Charge in Quality

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - The SLBS Encourages Local Companies to Own the Future

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - The SLBS Awards Quality Mark to Food Products

STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15 - The SLBS Hosts Regional Workshop

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STANDARDS Link Vol 2 Issue 15

                               

Welcome to the Standards Link from Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards, featuring the latest SLBS news and updates.

A copy of the newsletter can also be read on the SLBS website. 

 


MAKING INFORMED PURCHASING DECISIONS – ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES 

As a beneficiary of the Eastern Caribbean Energy Labelling Project (ECELP) the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) has expanded its testing capacity through the addition of a new laboratory for comparative energy consumption analyses. The new laboratory allows the SLBS to test refrigerating equipment which further supports the SLBS’ compliance program for energy efficiency labelling standards.   read more>

 

   


Draft Standards Available for Public Comment 

Draft Standards Available for Public Comment on Labelling of Commodities, Short Term Vehicle Rental. 

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 Meet our new Certification standards officer 

Magdalene N Eugene joined the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards as a Standards Officer within our Certification Department on September 15, 2014. Ms Eugene hails from the Alumi of Monroe College, located in Barnard Hill, Castries. There she graduated with a Bachelor of Science, cum laude in Public Health. read more> 

                                        

                                    2014 in Review


5.jpgthe SLBS HOSTS REGIONAL WORKSHOP. 

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards and the CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) hosted a consultative workshop to focus attention on conformity assessment and a regional quality infrastructure. read more>

 

 

 


 the slbs awards quality mark to food products. 

It was a first for the Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards, when it awarded quality mark for food products to a bakery and two agro-processing businesses. Debbies Plus Bakery, under the Addies Plus Bakery label of La Clery, Castries, Ms St. Rose Creole Delight in Bocage, Castries for the production of jams, guave cheese, fudge, sugar cake and juices and Vels Multi Services Ltd.,  Richfond, Dennery for Latanye wine and Mauby bark.  read more> 

 

 

 


the SLBS ENCOURAGES LOCAL COMPANIES TO OWN THE FUTURE. 

In a related venture, the SLBS renewed the license for the use of the Saint Lucia Standard Mark to Paradise Springs and Sunfresh Limited, both bottlers of purified drinking water. Paradise Springs is into the 12th year of relicensing, while Sunfresh Limited, bottlers of Winfresh H2O-Purified Drinking Water is into the fourth year of the regime.    

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IMG_4431.jpgA GROUP OF HEALTH & Beauty Establishments lead the charge in quality.

 An 2014 was the year of certification, Five spas earned the right to be called industry leaders, when they became certified to the Saint Lucia Code of Practice for Beauty and Wellness SLCP 13:2012. read more>

 

 

  


 the SLBS LAUNCHES VERIFICATION SERVICE FOR THE HEALTH SECTOR. 

A programme for the verification of measuring instruments used in the health sector was launched in 2014 as part of the SLBS mandate to protect health and safety.The verification programme targeting that sector is critical to ensuring that doctors and other health professionals are using reliable equipment in doing their jobs. read more>

 

 


WithdrawnStamp.jpgthe slbs & crosq convene meeting of information personnel in standardization.

St. Lucia was the venue for a regional meeting on the implementation of  components of public awareness and information communication technology for standardization and conformity assessment under an European Union funded project for the region. read more>