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SPEAC Webinar on EU Product Safety Rules for Luminaries

The SPEAC webinar “Avoiding Risks of Electrical Household Appliances and Luminaries” was conducted on 28 May 2021 jointly with EMTEK Group and the China Certification & Inspection Group Guangdong (CCIC). Presentations were delivered by SPEAC experts Mark Gardiner and Torben Rahbek, opening remarks were addressed by EMTEK Group Vice General Manager Nicol Lee and CCIC Foshan Branch General Manager Chen Jingchao, moderated by SPEAC team leader Gerhard Weihs.

The webinar covered the following topics:

• Product safety issues identified in the EU and examples
• Typology of risks (recurring problems)
• Risk management and practical solutions
• EU requirements and manufacturers’ obligations
• Sources of information on rules and tools
• New EU rules on cross-border trade

The audiences were mainly from manufacturers in Guangdong province. 464 participants attended the live event online.

The 90-minutes online training was broadcasted in ZOOM, connected to MUDU, and simultaneously interpreted. The parallel planned onsite event was cancelled on the short term because of COVID-19. The recorded webinar can be streamed on:

SPEAC finder

Knowledge hub on key product safety requirements, with a smart search engine on internal database (repository of information) and externally such as on the EU legal database and the information about the RAPEX system.

The SPEAC finder is under construction and will be online tentatively in the first half 2022!

SPEAC Academy

Everything you need to know about EU product safety and that you can learn online at your own pace, on your own, in a structured way. Feel free to build your own curriculum and select the modules of interest from the offer, according to your needs. This comes in addition to the direct training formats.

The SPEAC e-learning platform is under construction and will be online tentatively in the first half of 2022!