Safety of Battery-Powered and Laser-Embedded Devices in the Home and Workplace
In this webinar, we will cover
• Current battery cell and pack standards and requirements used in consumer products both at home and at work
• A general overview of how battery cell and pack standards are applied in end-product safety standards
• An update on recently announced requirements from Occupational Safety and Health Administration
• Basics of laser safety
This session will qualify as an elective for the Product Safety Awareness initiative.
senior global business development manager for UL
Michael Sakamoto is the senior global business development manager for UL, a global accredited compliance testing and certification company. He manages the development of global services with focus on consumer product safety. He has been with UL for nine years and brings a commercial and business development background from working at Sony Electronics for over 15 years managing sales distribution, supply chain and logistics. Current projects include development of programs to certify and test batteries and battery-powered devices such as electronic cigarettes, e-bikes, hoverboards, and certification and testing laser products for optical radiation safety.
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