11th EDF CSME Standby Facility Project – Est. of the BBSQ Metrology Container Laboratory

Bahamas Mobile Lab to be upgraded with Support from the EU and CDB Businesses in The Bahamas will be better able to meet international criteria under a new project valued at over EUR 400,000 which is being supported by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the European Union (EU). Funding of EUR 434 923 is being provided…

MOU signed between BBSQ and UL

A memorandum of Understanding (MOU), was signed between the Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety certification company based in Northwood, Illinois, during a commemorative virtual signing ceremony, February 5, 2021. In attendance were: Aaron Brice, Chairman of the Standards Council; and Representatives of Underwriters Laboratories -- Phil Piqueira, Vice-President…

8 New Gazetted Standards

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards has declared and published an additional (8) Standards as Bahamas National Standards. These new Standards will be available for purchase by the public on the BBSQ’s website.

New BBSQ Staff

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards & Quality is pleased to announce the addition of (5) new staff to the BBSQ team. Their addition will help BBSQ to continue to provide excellent service in the continued implementation and development of the National Quality Infrastructure in the Bahamas. New staff members include (3) Metrology inspectors (Metrology Dept.), (1) Standards…

ZOOM Meeting: Food Vendors Seminar - September 3, 2020

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) is the agency responsible for coordinating the development and promulgation of national standards. In keeping with this mandate, BBSQ has collaborated with the Bahamas Agricultural Health and Food Safety Authority (BAHFA) to facilitate local consensus on a national guidelines to address “food safety" as it relates to street vendors.
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