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Measurement Q&A

Last update date March 27, 2019

Measurement Q&A

Q
What is periodical inspection of 1 "scales?"
A

In regulations of measurement, as for "scales" "to use for business, proof (specific meter), periodical inspection is prescribed using thing with official approval seal in period once in two years saying you must have an examination".

Q
Is 2 "scales" undergoing a periodical examination identified by appearance?
A

Image of periodical inspected seal
Periodical inspected seal

On "scales" which passed periodical inspection, "periodical inspected seal" is stuck on the front of "scales".
In the case of "daikensa" and "inspection in appropriate measurement management office" that certified measurer performs as thing as a substitute for note) periodical inspection, shape of seal referred to is different each.


Q
When we receive maintenance from maker of 3 "scales", do we not need to be examined regularly?
A

Periodical inspection is at all different from maintenance that manufacturer performs by legal inspection determined by regulations of measurement. Periodical inspection hopes that we have an examination in set date.

Q
At 4 hospitals, you use bathroom scales with home mark for the weight measurement, can you receive "periodical inspection?"
A

Image of seal of home meter
Seal of home meter

"Bathroom scales" or "kitchen scale" with seal of home meter cannot have an examination by periodical inspection.
In addition, we cannot use for business, proof either.
Please use "scales" with official approval seal for business, proof.


Q
Do 5 regulations of measurement have penal regulations?
A

Person who violated limit (law Article 16) of use with there was person who violated regulations (regulations of measurement Article 19) of periodical inspection in regulations of measurement Article 173 saying "we sentence to fine 500,000 yen or less" and was law Article 172 more
There is saying "we deal with fine imprisonment that is with six months or less of or 500,000 yen or less". However, we hope that regulations of measurement are observed to prevent outbreak of trouble between the people concerned before penal regulations application.

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