The focus will be on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited to a review of U.S. Weights and Measures Laws, good quantity control processes, sampling, calculating standard deviation, moisture allowances, inspection reports and calculations, test procedures, tare, relevant court cases, drained weight and ice glazed procedures and more. The sessions will include formal lecture, class discussion, exercises, reading assignments, audio-visual presentations and hands-on practice.
To understand the History, Scope and Package Requirements.
You MUST bring a calculator and be able to calculate Standard Deviation. There will be no use of computers.
Materials & Supplies:
Participants will be provided with a USB flash drive that includes the presentation materials.
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
Students must be in attendance for the entire class and actively participate in all in-class activities. You will be assessed on your application of all learning objectives for this course.
State Weights and Measures officials only.
There are no registration fees this seminar.
Start Date: Monday, June 9, 2014
End Date: Friday, June 13, 2014
Location: Williamston, MI
NIST/Office of Weights and Measures
Course Number: 5304
Event Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
You must register in the Office of Weights and Measures Contact Management System. You must first establish a primary contact account by going to the link listed above. Follow the instructions to create an account unless you are already a registered user.
Your request for a contact account will be processed within one business day. You will be sent a password, so that you can then register in our training system (How to Request Training & Transcript Using the Contacts System-PDF) for this class. If you have any questions, contact Isabel Chavez at 301-975-2128.