Toy Safety Workshop (Part 2): Identifying Hazards and Minimising your Risk
Course detail

This course will take you through process of carrying out a Safety Assessment and will help you recognise and address potential hazards before your product is placed on the market. 

In a workshop situation, we take a step-by-step approach to completing Safety Assessments on samples of products that are representative of popular children's formats.  Using foreseeable use as insight we determine how children will interact with your products in both intended and foreseeable ways.  Understanding the interaction between the child and the product, will enable you to identify potential physical hazards that may affect the safety of the product.

We will also help you develop a good understanding of the latest chemical requirements and how to manage testing costs effectively without compromising the safety of the product.

Who is the course aimed at?
at those with product safety experience and knowledge of safety legislation
Benefits
  • Learn how to identify potential physical and chemical hazards in your products and take timely and preventative action 
  • Understand how children interact with your products and how that can affect the overall safety of your product 
  • Feel confident in producing a detailed safety assessment and technical file in line with the requirements of the European Toy Safety Directive 
  • Manage safety testing costs in the most effective way without compromising on safety or putting yourself at risk 

Course summary
 
Date
13th February
 
Duration
1 day
 
Start
09.30
 
End
17.30
 
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Venue
 
Trainer
Diane Greaves
 
Price
£445 plus VAT - discounts available
 
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Diane runs our Toy Safety courses has worked in children's product safety for over twenty years, starting as a Laboratory Manager, moving on to manage two facilities testing children’s toys, childcare articles and nursery products. In 1994 Diane became General Manager for ITS RAM and set up the UK office, becoming deeply involved in hazard assessments, looking at essential safety and risk assessment of products for many of the High Street names including Marks & Spencer, MacDonalds, Nike, and Fritolay. Diane now works as an independent safety consultant for Marks & Spencers, Hallmark and Imago with whom she has worked for eight years as a consultant and trainer. Diane is a member of several of the Standards committees including CW15 (Safety of Toys).