The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for Weights and Measures Officials and Industry on the most recent version of NIST Handbook 130, Uniform Laws and Regulations, "Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)" (http://www.nist.gov/pml/wmd/pubs/hb130-14.cfm) and Tare Procedures.
After this seminar, participants will be able to:
- Understand and interpret requirements under the Handbook 130, UPLR.
- Explain, demonstrate, and apply the Handbook 130, UPLR to everyday packaging of consumer and non-consumer commodities.
- Determine the appropriate method of sale for various products.
- Recognize and evaluate various tare in the marketplace.
You must bring a calculator or smart phone that can perform basic calculations.
Materials & Supplies:
Participants will be provided with a USB flash drive that includes the presentation materials.
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
Successful completion includes attendance for the entire class, active participation in the session activities, discussion, and receiving a passing grade on the examination. Students who do not fulfill these requirements will not receive a certificate of completion.
State Weights and Measures Officials and Industry (by invitation only).
There are no registration fees this seminar.
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik [at] nist.gov (David[dot]Sefcik[at]nist[dot]gov)
Phone: (301) 975 - 3308
Email: Lisa.Warfield [at] nist.gov (Lisa[dot]Warfield[at]nist[dot]gov)