This 2.5 hour webinar will provide an overview on how the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, Laws, and Court decisions control how weights and measures inspections must be conducted. You will learn about the powers and duties of the Director and the special police powers of an official, as outlined in NIST Handbook 130, Uniform Weights and Measures Law. Topics include a checklist for “opening” and “closing” an inspection; consent; search and seizures under the 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution; defining evidence and provide suggestions on collecting, protecting and using it to support enforcement actions evidence; enforcement actions and recommended compliance procedures; and model guidelines for the administrative review process.
After this webinar, participants will be able to:
There are no prerequisites for this webinar.
In order to receive a digital Certificate of Attendance, students must be in attendance for the entire webinar.
Weights and Measures Officials and Industry.
The Office of Weights and Measures (OWM) online webinar training fees have been waived and are currently available free of charge. In person Seminar fees have not changed. OWM encourages our community to participate in this professional development opportunity to build and extend their technical skills. For more information on OWM training fees, please click here.
Phone: (301) 975-4868
Email: david.sefcik [at] nist.gov
The webinar will be a live stream, so participants must have a constant connection during the webinar (hard-wired is preferred).
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