ISO COVID 19 Update
National Forum Dec 6, 2019
Location: Super Club Breezes Hotel, Cable Beach, New Providence Date: 6th December 2019 Topic: Standards…
The following organisations play a major role in the development of the Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality.

ASTM International

Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. Defined and set by us, they improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use.

CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Qualit

CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) is a regional inter-governmental organisation established in February 2002 to facilitate the development of regional standards, promote the harmonization of metrology systems and support the sustainable production and trade of goods and services in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).

International Electrotechnical Commission

(IEC) is the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.

Close to 20 000 experts from industry, commerce, government, test and research labs, academia and consumer groups participate in IEC Standardization work.

International Organization for Standardization

ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 163 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.

Pan American Standards Commission

The Pan American Standards Commission, COPANT, is a civil non-profit association. It has complete operational autonomy and is of unlimited duration.

It comprises the National Standards Bodies (NSB) of the Americas, which currently total 34 active members and 10 adherent members.
COPANT is the reference for technical standardization and conformity assessment for the countries of the Americas for its members and international peers, and promotes the development of its members.

Inter-American Metrology System (SIM)

The Inter-american Metrology System (SIM) resulted from a broad agreement among national metrology organizations from all 34 member nations of the Organization of American States (OAS).

Created to promote international, particularly Inter-american, and regional cooperation in metrology, SIM is committed to the implementation of a Global Measurement System within the Americas, in which all users can have confidence.