“STOP THE POPS” Campaign

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The St. Kitts and Nevis “STOP THE POPS” Campaign, which ran for 10 weeks from October to December 2021, was part of a Caribbean-wide initiative to sensitize the various local publics on the sources or causes, harmful effects, and mitigation strategies that can be used to address POPS, which are persistent organic pollutants. The campaign…

Office Closure

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Please note that the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) will be closed from midday tomorrow December 22,2021. We will reopen on December 23, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. Any inconvenience caused is regretted.

SKNBS PARTICIPATES IN CHARLES E. MILLS SECONDARY CAREER FAIR

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, December 03, 2021 (SKNBS): Students of the Charles E. Mills Secondary School were given a glimpse of the work of the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) during the school’s career fair held on 2nd December 2021. The Bureau houses the St. Kitts and Nevis’ National Multipurpose Laboratory which provides…

SEVERAL ACTIVITIES UNDERWAY TO PROMOTE THE AWARENESS OF PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (POPS)

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, November 11, 2021 (SKNBS): The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the Caribbean (BCRB-Caribbean), in collaboration with SEN Consulting, is conducting several activities as part of the communications and awareness component of the ongoing 5-year regional project GEF 5558 – Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Management Mechanism…

COMMENTS NEEDED FOR DRAFT BUREAU OF STANDARDS BILL

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 15, 2021 (SKNBS): The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) is inviting the general public, especially businesses, to read and provide comments on the Draft Bureau of Standards Bill. The Draft Bill can be found by clicking ‘Acts’ under the ‘About Us’ tab on www.sknbs.org Persons can fill out…

WORKSHOPS BEING HELD TO DRAFT NATIONAL QUALITY POLICY (NQP)

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 11, 2021 (SKNBS): Several stakeholder workshops are currently being held virtually to daft a National Quality Policy (NQP) for St. Kitts and Nevis. Various stakeholders being engaged include Fisheries, Tourism and Transport, Light Manufacturing, and Regulators. Sadie-Ann Sisnett, who is the Project Manager from CROSQ, said that these workshops will aid…

Office Closure Notice

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards will remain closed from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 03, 2021, as construction work continues. You can contact the Bureau by emailing sknbs@gov.kn Any inconvenience caused during this time is regretted.