The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for Weights and Measures Officials on the most recent version of NIST Handbook 130, Uniform Laws and Regulations, "Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations (UPLR)"
After this seminar, participants will be able to:
Participants will be provided with a notebook.
There are no prerequisites for this seminar.
Each student is required to bring in empty packages and containers to the class. These items will be used as resources for the hands-on portion of the training to determine if they meet the requirements of the UPLR. Packages and containers should include but are not limited to:
*Packages may be flattened for portability.
To receive a Certificate of Successful Completion, 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.
Weights and Measures officials only.
There are no registration fees for this seminar. However, participants are responsible for their own travel expenses.
You must bring a calculator or a smartphone that can perform basic calculations.
NIST, Office of Weights and Measures