Trading Standards checks and verifies weighing and measuring equipment, from weighbridges and shop scales to measures in pubs and at petrol pumps.
- inspect and test goods sold by weight and measure
- test retail packaged goods and the systems that are used in the manufacturing process
- test retail goods ranging from food items to road fuel and home heating oil deliveries
- check the quantity of goods delivered to businesses.
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