The following organisations play a major role in the development of the Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality.
CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards and Qualit
International Electrotechnical Commission
(IEC) is the world’s leading organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.
Close to 20 000 experts from industry, commerce, government, test and research labs, academia and consumer groups participate in IEC Standardization work.
International Organization for Standardization
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 163 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
Pan American Standards Commission
The Pan American Standards Commission, COPANT, is a civil non-profit association. It has complete operational autonomy and is of unlimited duration.It comprises the National Standards Bodies (NSB) of the Americas, which currently total 34 active members and 10 adherent members.
COPANT is the reference for technical standardization and conformity assessment for the countries of the Americas for its members and international peers, and promotes the development of its members.
Inter-American Metrology System (SIM)
The Inter-american Metrology System (SIM) resulted from a broad agreement among national metrology organizations from all 34 member nations of the Organization of American States (OAS).
Created to promote international, particularly Inter-american, and regional cooperation in metrology, SIM is committed to the implementation of a Global Measurement System within the Americas, in which all users can have confidence.