Supply Chain Security
CPSC's New Age Determination Guidelines - How Do They Affect Your Product?Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 04/22/2020
The long-awaited 2020 guidelines were published in January and go into effect on June 1, 2020. The scope of the 2020 Age Determination Guidelines has expanded beyond toys into a variety of consumer products that may be used by children. This webinar presented by Susan DeRagon will review the differences between the 2002 and 2020 guidelines and how these differences may affect your product. New products and New categories! Join us to learn more. This session will qualify as an elective for the Product Safety Awareness initiative.
Supply Chain Problems in XinjiangContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Can you say for certain that there is no forced labor in your supply chain? The Fair Labor Association’s Shelly Han will discuss this question as well as the practical implications of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol ban on cotton imported from the Xinjiang region of China. What happens internally in China could cause an impact beyond China’s borders, so it is important to hear the latest on this topic from an expert with over twenty years’ experience.
The Coronavirus: A Conversation With Leading Global ExpertsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
What is the coronavirus and why is it spreading so quickly? How might my business be affected? Can the virus be transmitted on products shipped from China? How will the virus affect transportation? When will it be safe to travel to China? Get access to a trio of the world's top experts who can answer these questions and many others on the health, government policy and business implications of this critical global issue. Panel of Experts: • Dr. Joseph Eisenberg, Chair, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health • Dr. Mary Gallagher, Director, Lieberthal-Rogel Center For Chinese Studies, University of Michigan • Peter Martin, Vice Chairman, FocusPoint International Crisis Management Facilitated by: Jonathan Isaacson, CEO, Gemline
Product Responsibility Summit 2019: Keynote: Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking—What Are Your Obligations?Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Michael R. Littenberg, an attorney and partner with Ropes and Gray, will review why this issue is still relevant and who is at risk. Littenberg will review what is required to comply with the UK Modern Slavery Act, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, as well as emerging regulations in Australia, Canada and other countries.
Product Responsibility Summit 2019: Sourcing Beyond ChinaContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
The recent focus on tariffs has driven many companies to seek new sources for product manufacturing, but it isn’t as easy as it sounds. This panel will address the many issues you’ll need to consider including the regulatory climate of the country, logistics, known human rights issues, availability of raw materials and much, much more.
EU Market ExpansionContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
In the promotional products industry, there is a high awareness of how national legislation applies to the goods that are both made and sold. But how does compliance translate into expanding your market to include European countries? This presentation by Jennifer Barbarisi and Melanie Schubert is designed to look into the applicable EU legislation for toys and children’s products, common promotional product categories and will include chemical requirements like REACH, including SVHC and RoHS. This session is an elective for the Product Safety Aware program.
ICPHSO 2019 Recap: United for SafetyContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join Susan DeRagon for this session, where she will share information from the International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization’s 2019 annual meeting and training symposium. This year’s conference included tutorials on social media and consumer product misuse as well as concerns over product safety and privacy in an interconnected world. Some of the breakout sessions included topics such as mitigation strategies related to foreign body hazards and proactive safety engineering. The plenary topics of the sessions included ensuring the safety of products sold online and evolving approaches for innovation and technology. The annual CPSC day included updates on the impact of the new makeup of the Commission and some of the commissioners’ policy views regarding education campaigns, voluntary vs. mandatory standards and a variety of other issues that come before the Commission. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.
ICPHSO 2018 Recap: Accelerated Change In The Exponential AgeContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/21/2018
This webinar shares information from the 25th annual ICPHSO product safety symposium, whose theme was "Accelerated Change in the Exponential Age: Learning from History to Make Safer Products in the Future". With new products continually being developed, this webinar will explore ways to identify potential product hazards and how to mitigate them, how to use emerging technologies to accelerate product safety, and how to make retailers (brands) happy. This webinar will include updates on CPSC programs as well as Prop 65, and how to use social media and technology to reach and protect your customers. This session qualifies as an elective under the Product Safety Aware Program.
Structural Safety: The Life-And-Death Question of Your Supply ChainContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 02/28/2018
Despite many initiatives to improve structural safety in global supply chains, factory fires and building collapses still plague low-cost manufacturing countries, destroying property, infrastructure and human lives. Most of these losses are preventable through proactive assessment, corrective action and education. This webinar, presented by David Feig of AI, focuses on the- current state of structural, fire and electric safety in global manufacturing; the leading causes of safety failures; and best practices for using structural audits to create a safer supply chain. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.
Detoxing The Supply ChainContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 01/24/2018
Join Kathrin Endress for an overview of the efforts within the consumer products industry to address the need for sound chemical management within the global supply chain. Learn about the industries, associations and committees that are active in the DETOX and sustainability space, and hear best practices and related case studies. Attendees will receive a basic overview of ZDHC and other global initiatives. This session is an elective for the product safety awareness initiative.
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