Legal Metrology Applications to Enhance Consumer Safety and Support Gulf Economy

  Online   |         |     10:00 - 13:00   |     57 days to start
2024026
750.0 SAR
English and Arabic
GCC Standardization Organization (GSO)
Open   Listed

Legal metrology is considered a crucial factor in the stability, development, and prosperity of any society. It enhances trust in measurements conducted in any country, ensuring fairness in trade and protecting the rights of citizens, as well as preserving their health and safety.

**Program Objectives:**

The program aims to provide participants with general knowledge about the science of measurement (metrology) and equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge in selected topics of legal metrology, whether in the field of verification as legal metrology inspectors or in the field of calibration as scientific metrology technicians.

The program includes theoretical lectures and practical exercises that support the theoretical scientific material and enhance participants' ability to understand the basic principles of metrological supervision.

**Target Audience:**

This training program benefits legal metrology inspectors responsible for managing legal measurement standards, as well as laboratory calibration technicians. Additionally, those interested in the metrological supervision process can also benefit.

**Program Contents:**

- Historical overview of the science of measurement.

- Definitions and metrological terminology.

- Metrology and legal metrology.

- International metrology standards.

- Metrological systems and legislation.

- International system of units.

- Concept of traceability and uncertainty in measurement.

- Metrological supervision.

- Verification of measuring instruments subject to metrological supervision, such as weights and scales.

- Adoption of measurement instrument models.

- Supervision of pre-packaged goods.

- Ensuring the quality of measurements.

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Legal metrology is considered an important factor in the stability, development, and prosperity of any society, enhancing trust in measurements conducted in any country, ensuring fairness in trade, and protecting the rights of citizens, as well as preserving their health and safety. This training program aims to provide participants with general knowledge about the science of measurement (metrology) and equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge in selected topics of legal metrology, whether in the field of verification as legal metrology inspectors or in the field of calibration as scientific metrology technicians. The program includes theoretical lectures and practical exercises that support the theoretical scientific material and enhance participants' ability to understand the basic principles of metrological supervision.