Feb 19

22nd February 2019

Scale Verification Service Consultations 2019

By Stevon Gordon / Community Notices

Scale Verification Service Consultations – Thursday 28th February 2019 Management and owners of supermarkets, mini marts, and shops who use weighing devices for pricing and prepackaging of goods are invited to participate in one of two consultations to be held at the Bureau of Standards on the 28th February 2019 Participants are kindly asked to contact the Bureau at Tel: 4622424 or email: Jeanie.roberts@ab.gov.ag by Tuesday 26th February 2019, to register for either the morning consultation from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m, OR the afternoon consultation from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Consultation participants should also be prepared to provide full contact details and street address for the registration of their respective business places for the Scales Verification Service. All details include: Name of Establishment (Supermarket, Superette, Shop...) Street address of Establishment Name of  Owner/Manager Telephone Email Name and Position of participant (s),( if not owner, manager) Consultation being attended - Morning or Afternoon?

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Jan 19

18th January 2019

Standards for Comments

By Stevon Gordon / Community Notices

The Antigua and Barbuda Bureau of Standards has released the Draft Code of Practice – DCP Part 1: 201X Code of Practice for Beauty, Spa and Wellness Entities: Part 1 General Requirements and DCP Part 2: 201X Code of Practice for Beauty, Spa and Wellness Entities: Part 2 Requirements for Spas for public comments. DCP Part 1 Code of Practice establishes the minimum operational and hygienic requirements that should be complied with by service providers of beauty treatments. DCP Part 2 Code of Practice provides best practice requirements for the provision of spa related services. The Bureau encourages stakeholders operating within the Beauty, Spa and Wellness Sector (hair salons, barber shops, spas, skin piercing parlours, tattoo parlours and aesthetics parlours) to support the standard development process by reviewing and commenting on the standards attached. Kindly submit your comments using the comments form to the Bureau of Standards by Friday 29th March 2019. Should you require any further information, please contact the Bureau at 462-2424, or email Varecia Smith or Carlon Best at varecia.smith@ab.gov.ag or carlon.best@ab.gov.ag

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