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Weights and Measures

Controls for weighing and measuring equipment

To protect consumers from short and inaccurate measures, Trading Standards test and verify the accuracy of weighing and measuring equipment in use for trade, including:

  • Retail weighing machines
  • Spirit measures
  • Liquid fuel dispensers
  • Weighbridges

Guidance on weights and measures legislation can be found on the National Measurement and Regulations Office or Business Companion websites. If you require further information on how this legislation applies to your business or would like to discuss having the equipment tested, please contact Trading Standards.

Public Weighbridge Operators

There are no Public Weighbridge Operators at present in West Lothian.

Nearest public weighbridge.

Should any West Lothian weighbridge operators be interested in becoming a Public Weighbridge Operator please email us for more details. Guidance on the process should be referred to.