- Why safety?
- Selecting standards
- Common terms
Hazards and Safeguards
- What’s hazardous about X?
- How can we reduce the hazard?
Critical Components and Parts
- What is critical?
- Evidence of compliance
Warnings and Instructions
- Warning marks and text
Assessment of Safety
- Design stage review
- Assessing Commercial Off-the-Shelf products
- Technical file requirements
Submitting for Safety Testing
- Requesting a quote
- Samples, Spares and support
- International safety certification
Exercises on the modules and worked examples are provided throughout the day to ensure that delegates get as much out of the day as possible.
The course explains the requirements of safety standards and regulations for electronic products, and gives delegates an understanding of how to manage product safety - from initial idea to finished product.
Attendees will gain insight into the principles of safety, including how to identify and protect against hazards. Additionally, delegates will learn about submitting products for testing, and understand the level of acceptable evidence required to show compliance.
This course is recommended for product buyers, project managers, component purchasing, design, and comkpliance managers, and anyone working in production management or third party sourcing of electronic and electrical products.
No prior technical knowledge of electronics is required before attending this course.
Alastair McLaughlin is a Senior Engineer and Product Safety Specialist at TÜV SÜD Product Service and has worked in Consumer Product Testing and Compliance Management since 1993.
Alastair has previously worked in PCB fabrication, major retailers' suppliers, computer & games console accessories, and major children's product manufacturers - joining TÜV SÜD Product Service in 2009.