BBSQ

Bahamas

Membership: Correspondent member

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards became a correspondent member of ISO in 2013. BBS will specialize in standardization, metrology, testing, and quality assurance services

The BBS main functions will be to:

  • prepare, promote and generally adopt standards on a national, regional or international basis; and facilitate implementation of standards in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas;
  • certify those products, commodities, processes, services and quality systems that conform to the national standard;
  • collect and disseminate information on standards and related technical matters nationally, regionally and internationally;
  • maintain testing laboratories, for the purpose of testing and examining commodities, products, materials, processes, practices and services and in so doing, conduct such investigations or research as may be necessary;
  • test precision instruments, gauges and scientific apparatus both for the purpose of determining their accuracy and calibration, and the calibration of standards used in industrial and commercial activities;
  • co-ordinate the efforts of producers and users of materials, products, appliances, processes methods and services for the improvement of those materials, products, appliances, processes, methods and services;
  • do such other things as may be necessary to provide for standardization in The Commonwealth of the Bahamas;
  • inform policymakers on standardization and related technical matters.

BBS also has membership with the following organizations:

Bahamas Bureau of Standards & Quality

Ministry of Financial Services
P.O. Box N-4843
Manx Corporate Centre
3 Floor East Wing
West Bay Street
Nassau
Bahamas

Tel: +1 242-328-5071 / +1 242-397-9900
E-mail: rfbufford@gmail.com

 

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