membership: member body

the bahamas bureau of standards became a correspondent member of iso in 2013. bbs will specialize in standardization, metrology, testing, and quality assurance services

the bbs main functions will be to:

  • prepare, promote and generally adopt standards on a national, regional or international basis; and facilitate implementation of standards in the commonwealth of the bahamas;
  • certify those products, commodities, processes, services and quality systems that conform to the national standard;
  • collect and disseminate information on standards and related technical matters nationally, regionally and internationally;
  • maintain testing laboratories, for the purpose of testing and examining commodities, products, materials, processes, practices and services and in so doing, conduct such investigations or research as may be necessary;
  • test precision instruments, gauges and scientific apparatus both for the purpose of determining their accuracy and calibration, and the calibration of standards used in industrial and commercial activities;
  • co-ordinate the efforts of producers and users of materials, products, appliances, processes methods and services for the improvement of those materials, products, appliances, processes, methods and services;
  • do such other things as may be necessary to provide for standardization in the commonwealth of the bahamas;
  • inform policymakers on standardization and related technical matters.

bbs also has membership with the following organizations:

bahamas bureau of standards & quality

ministry of financial services
p.o. box n-4843
manx corporate centre
3 floor east wing
west bay street

tel: +1 242-328-5071 / +1 242-397-9900


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