This 4 day seminar will focus on the NIST Handbook 133 compliance requirements and test procedures for packages and products labeled in both liquid and dry volume. These include but are not limited to test procedures for dairy products, soda, bottled water, juices, gels, glues, caulks, mayonnaise, oysters, pressed glass and stemware, ice cream novelties, peat moss, mulch, potting solid, animal bedding and firewood. The class will include formal lecture, discussion, group exercises, audio-visual presentations, and extensive hands-on practice.
After this seminar, participants will be able to:
You MUST bring a calculator. There will be no use of computers.
Participants will be provided with a notebook and class materials.
Students must have successfully completed a NIST-taught NIST Handbook 133 - Basics "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" course in 2009 or later.
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 the learning objectives of this course.
State Weights and Measures officials only. This class is limited to 10 participants.
There are no registration fees for this class. However, participants are responsible for their own transportation, lodging and meal expenses.
Phone: (301) 975 - 4868
Email: David.Sefcik [at] nist.gov
NIST Office of Weights and Measures
California Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Measurement Standards
Course Number: 5388
Event Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 14, 2015