Supply Chain Security
EU Market ExpansionContains 4 Component(s), 1 credit offered
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), 1 credit offered
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), 1 credit offered 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), 1 credit offered 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), 1 credit offered 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.
Product Responsibility Summit 2017: Import SurveillanceContains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered
Why do products get stopped and how do you get them released? This session will review the current state of port surveillance operations and deliver clear guidance on what you need to start doing, stop doing and the resources to keep products moving through the ports efficiently. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.
Creating A Functional Export ManualContains 4 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 05/17/2017
How is your export manual working for you? Drafting an export compliance manual can be daunting and time-consuming, but the real challenge is often in making it functional. This session is an elective for the Product Safety Aware program.
Exploring The New Toy Safety Standard ASTM F963-16Contains 4 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 04/26/2017
The new edition of the U.S. Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety, ASTM F963-16, was published on October 20, 2016 and supersedes ASTM F963-11. This session is an elective for the Product Safety Aware program.
Technology: Know The Rules And Dangers When Shipping Electronics 2017Contains 4 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 04/12/2017
Join George Kerchner for this session on Knowing the rules and dangers of transporting batteries. If you ship batteries and other technology products this session is a must for you to attend. Shipping regulations, intended to protect against hazards, are different for air, land and sea, international and domestic transportation. This session is an elective for the Product Safety Aware program.
U.S. Customs Incentive Programs: C-TPAT and ISAContains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 03/08/2017
If your company is currently an importer or exporter, you’ll want to attend this webinar. Our featured speaker, Michael Laden, will discuss two incentive-based partnership programs offered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This session is an elective for the Product Safety Aware program.
Hot Topics In International Trade Legislation That Will Directly Impact YouContains 3 Component(s), 1 credit offered Recorded On: 09/27/2016
This webinar provides a breakdown of recent trade legislation and free trade agreements affecting the promotional products industry. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.
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