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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...

Barbados Must Play Part to Ensure Quality of Life on World Standards Day, says Minister

Submitted by the Barbados National Standards Institution Message by the Honourable Kerrie Symmonds, M.P. to mark World Standards Day 2021 - Our Shared Vision for a Better World Minister of Energy, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Kerrie Symmonds Fellow Barbadians, each year on 14 October, the members of the International...