Draft Bahamas National Standards: Invitation to Comment

5 Jul 2023


StandardsThe 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.

Copies of the DBNS (Draft Bahamas National Standards) are available for viewing virtually on The Government’s
website: www.bahamas.gov.bs.

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: info@bbsq.bs 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.

Source: The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality