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The new EN4550129th Sep 2015
The EN45501 has now been published on the website of the EU, this means that it is now the harmonised standard for the purposes of the NAWI Directive 2014/31.
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Review of OIML R7612th Aug 2015
The Review of the existing R76 document upon which the EN45501 is based is now open for comments.
The Medical Weighing Project 20156th Jul 2015
The 2015 project on the use of weighing instruments in doctors surgeries and health clinics has been published.
EN45501(2015) - A reminder6th Jul 2015
The EN45501 saga still continues and UKWF members are reminded:
The UK Quality Infrastructure15th Jun 2015
The government have launched what is known as the UK Quality Infrastructure.
Guidance for businesses and local authorities on Measuring Instruments post 201615th Jun 2015
Measuring Instruments post 2016 would be of concern to those members supplying automatic weighing instruments
Technical Presentations from UKWF Regional meeting May 201528th May 2015
The presentations on the New Legslative Framework and EN45501 given by the UKWF Technical Officer are now available here.
The Weights & Measures (Packaged Goods) Regulations 2006 V38th Apr 2015
There has been a new version of the guidance notes that take into account the amendments bought about by the introduction of the Food Information Regulations
The Consumer Rights Act 20158th Apr 2015
This has now passed into law and will bring many changes to the consumer rights environment which changes the powers of Inspectors of Weights and Measures.
Prosecution by Dudley Trading Standards8th Apr 2015
Dudley Trading Standards have secured convictions against a local scrap metal firm