SPEAC Conducted the Webinar on Wooden Toys safety risk management

The SPEAC webinar “Wooden Toys safety risk management” was conducted on 11 June 2021. This event continued the webinar series with the Zhejiang Institute of Standardization (ZIS) and focused on wooden toys which are products typical for this manufacturing region.

A welcome video of EU Commissioner Didier Reynders was shown plus opening remarks by Dr. Zhou Shuhua from ZIS. Moderation was provided by SPEAC Team Leader Gerhard Weihs.

The presentations by SPEAC senior experts Richard Sargeant and Mark Gardiner covered the following topics:

  • Safety problems found on wooden toys in the EU
  • Managing risk in toy safety
  • Safety obligations of manufacturers
  • Managing risk – case study

The target groups were manufacturers of wooden toys, testing and inspection companies and experts of local authorities. 433 participants attended the live event online.

The 90-minutes online training was broadcasted in ZOOM connected to XIAOETONG and simultaneously interpreted. The recorded webinar can be streamed on the platform of ZIS and on SPEAC website: www.speac-project.eu.

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