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.
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.
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik [at] nist.gov
NIST/Office of Weights and Measures
Michigan Department of Agriculture
Course Number: 5304
Event Time:8:30 am - 5:00 pm
(class will dismiss at 12:00 pm (Noon) on Friday)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 15, 2014