The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) invites the general public to comment on Draft Bahamas National Standards.
By clicking on the below documents you will be able to review and comment.
- DBNS ISO 14064-1:2018 Greenhouse gases — Part 1: Specification with guidance at the organization level
for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals
- DBNS ISO 14064-2:2019 Greenhouse gases — Part 2: Specification with guidance at the project level for
quantification, monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emission reductions or removal enhancements
- DBNS SLCP 13-1:2012 Code of Practice for Beauty and Wellness Part 1 – General requirements
- DBNS SLCP 13-2:2014 Code of Hygienic Practice for Beauty and Wellness Part 2 – Particular
Requirements for Spas
- DBNS SLCP 13-3:2016 Code of Hygienic Practice for Beauty and Wellness Part 3 – Particular
Requirements for Tattoo Establishments
- DBNS SLCP 13-4:2017 Code of Hygienic Practice for Beauty and Wellness Part 4 – Particular
Requirements for Hairdressing & Barbershop Requirements
- Public Comments Notice
- Public Comment Sheet Template
Copies of the DBNS (Draft Bahamas National Standards) are available for viewing virtually on The Government’s
Please submit your comments in writing to:
Dr. Renae Ferguson-Bufford
Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality
P.O. Box N-4843 Nassau, N.P. Bahamas
Email: email@example.com Telephone: (242) 362-1748 thru 55
Kindly note the deadline for submission of public comments regarding same is 30th September, 2023.
About the Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality
The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) was established, as per the Standards Act of 2006, as a corporate body operating within the Ministry of Financial Services. The BBSQ is mandated to establish and maintain standards for all goods, services, practices and processes to protect the health and safety of all Bahamians, safeguard the environment and enhance the economy of The Bahamas. The BBSQ works closely with the government, industries and businesses to enhance the quality of products and services available to the Bahamian people and synchronize national standards with international and regional standards.
More about Standards
Standardisation is the process of formulating, implementing and publication of guidelines, rules and specifications (collectively referred to as standards) with the aim to address actual or potential problems. It can also facilitate for common and repeated use, aimed at the achievement uniformity in a given context.
Standards ensure that products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality and also level the playing field for developing countries and facilitate free and fair global trade.