SPEAC webinar on Kids & Outdoor Furniture Safety was broadcasted on Xinhua Net

Conducted on 9 July 2021, this third webinar with the Zhejiang Institute of Standardization (ZIS) focused on safety risk management for kids and outdoor furniture. The 90-minutes online training was simultaneously interpreted and broadcasted on XIAOETONG and XINHUA Net, more than 140,000 participants followed this live broadcasting.

The event was moderated by SPEAC Team Leader Gerhard Weihs and key expert John Lawrance, who introduced the SPEAC objectives and guided the Q&A session. The presentations by SPEAC senior experts Richard Sargeant and Geraldine Cosh covered:

• Product examples
• Risk management essentials/tools
• Safety obligations of manufacturers
• Applicable technical standards

ZHONG Wenhan from the Zhejiang Light industrial products inspection and research institute gave an overview of Chinese standards.

The event was also attended by DG GROW.

The recorded webinar can be streamed on: www.speac-project.eu.

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