Development of a Vehicle Inspection Standard

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

As the development of a national vehicle inspection standard continues, the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) is inviting all past participants and newly interested persons to a meeting to be held on June 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ministry of International Trade Conference Room, Nagico Building, Bladen Commercial Development.   Interested persons may include,…

World Accreditation Day 2022

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The global accreditation organizations IAF and ILAC once again cometogether on 9 June to celebrate World Accreditation Day. The 2022 themeis Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environmentand aims to draw attention to how accreditation and conformityassessment provide global solutions for global issues. Follow the link for a Joint Statement by Emanuele Riva, IAF…

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.

Packaged Water Regulation Notice

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) would like to inform the general public that it will be working on a Packaged Water Regulation. This national regulation will establish standards for the purity, treatment, bacteriological acceptability, packaging, and labelling of all pre-packaged waters intended for use as beverages or in foods. The CARICOM…

CROSQ World Standards Day 2017 Message

By Marcus Natta

In recognition of World Standards Day 2017, which is celebrated on October 14th, this is a message from Mr. Fulgence St. Prix – Technical Officer, Standards, at the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) about how the theme “Standards Make Cities Smarter” applies to us in the CARICOM Region.