web analytics

Barbados Businesses Get Ready for International Market

Submitted by the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI) The Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI) embarked on a 5-week ISO 9001 training initiative on 15 June, 2022, under the theme ā€œGet Certified ā€“ Get Recognised ā€“ Get Global Businessā€. The ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems is an internationally recognised standard which...

Pandemic Not Stopping Quality Progress in the Region

CROSQ is determined that despite the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, that quality services and systems will be improved in the Caribbean before the end of the 11th European Development Fund Economic Partnership Agreement Programme. The Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) component of that programme is being implemented in the...

Labs Preparing for Equipment Arrivals

Three metrology labs in the region are about ready to begin receiving equipment that will provide their local industry players with measurement-support services. The labs, in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis, have been upgrading their physical plants to be able to adequately house and use the equipment that...

Barbados Launches Quality Policy Consultations

Barbados is well on its way to becoming the 12th CARICOM country to develop a national policy on quality. Director (Acting) of the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), Mr. Hadyn Rhynd announced in a live webinar event at the start of December 2021 that the institution would be leading discussions...

Laboratories Get In-Depth Quality Training

The competencies of lab technicians in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevis were given a boost when a cadre of them undertook training in the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard which delves into the specifics for laboratories. The training in the standard which examines the general requirements for the competence, impartiality...