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5682 NIST Handbook 133 - How to Test Packages of Animal Bedding

This 2-hour webinar will teach and demonstrate the test procedure for verifying the useable volume declaration on packages of animal bedding, as found in Section 3.15., NIST Handbook 133,  "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods".  The Method of Sale for compressed animal bedding as found in HB130 "Uniform Regulation for the Method of Sale of Commodities" will also be covered.

Learning Objectives:

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. EXPLAIN the Method of Sale for compressed animal bedding, and
  2. APPLY the Test Procedure for verifying the net quantity of contents.

Materials & Supplies:

None.

Prerequisite(s):

There are no prerequisites for this webinar.

Pre-Work:

None.

Post-Work:

None.

Minimum Requirement(s):

In order to receive a digital Certificate of Attendance, students must be in attendance for the entire webinar.

Audience:

Weights and Measures officials only.

Cost:

There are no registration fees for this webinar.

Instructor:

David Sefcik
Phone: (301) 975-4868
Email: david.sefcik@nist.gov

Webinar Technological Requirements:

The webinar will be a live stream, so participants must have a constant connection during the webinar (hard-wired is preferred).

1. Operating System (browser) configurations:

  • Windows
    • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later, Windows Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome
    • For HTML Client - Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above), and Edge (v42.0 & above)
  • Mac OS
    • Mac OS X 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14
    • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome
    • For HTML Client - Google Chrome (v70.0 & above), Apple Safari (v12.0 & above), and  Mozilla Firefox (v65.0 & above)
  • Linux
    • Ubuntu 16.04; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    • No application support is available for Linux. Users on Linux can attend meetings in a browser.
    • Google Chrome, Adobe Flash Player 23.0

2. Mobile

  • The Adobe Connect app for iOS and Android requires Adobe Connect Server version 8.2 or later
  • Some features may not be enabled in all Adobe Connect meetings if one is using an Adobe Connect Server older than version 9.4.2 (required for Custom pods)
  • Google Android 4.4 or later
  • Apple iOS: iOS 8.1.2 or later

3. Media players

  • In order to access the event, you must have, at a minimum, Adobe® Flash® Player 13 or higher installed on your computer. Please visit http://get2.adobe.com/flashplayer/ to download the Flash Player.

4. Optional: If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before:

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Sponsors

NIST, Office of Weights and Measures

Created August 26, 2020