Vehicle Scale Training
is conducting Vehicle Scale certification training in Madison, Wisconsin, February
26 - 27, 2019. This training is intended for weights and measures service
company technicians wanting to become certified, renew their
certification, or take refresher training. An exam will be given on the
final day of the training. The exam covers both the HB44 General Code and
the HB44 Vehicle Scale code. Technicians with passing scores will receive their
certification for vehicle scales.
Pre-registration is required for this
training. The registration form and fee must be received by DATCP no
later than February 11, 2019.
Vehicle Scale Training Registration Form
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Weights and Measures team is responsible for regularly monitoring the accuracy of gas pumps, price scanners, scales and package weights statewide to ensure that consumers are receiving their money’s worth in Wisconsin stores.
For questions or to file a weights and measures or fuel quality complaint, call (608) 224-4942 or email
Municipality Weights and Measures Programs
Some municipalities in Wisconsin maintain their own weights and measures program. Cities administering their own program employ their own inspectors; however, city inspectors enforce the same laws and standards as state inspectors. A list of municipalities with their own weights and measures program can be
An informational guide to grocery store inspections. Learn about the types of inspections Weights and Measures conducts, your responsibilities as a grocer, and what you can expect during inspections at your store. The manual can be
Fact Sheets / FAQ
The Bureau of Weights and Measures has developed fact sheets, FAQs, and other publications on many topics for businesses, service companies, and consumers. Please visit our fact sheet page for the full list.
Training and Continuing Education Information
For information on training and continuing education for service company technicians and other industry personnel, please visit our Training and Continuing Education page.
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