The safety hierarchy is a flexible concept that can be helpful in deciding on a final product design. But it can also be a trap for the unwary design engineer. This article will discuss the safety hierarchy concept, how do you comply with its requirements, and what are the problems associated with it?
This article presents the legal issues around pre- and post-sale safety improvements in products and provides recommendations to document them.
When it comes to contracts, what terms and conditions are most important, and how can engineers support their company’s efforts to evaluate and minimize risks?
This article will discuss whether there is a risk to overwarning or if it provides better protection than underwarning And, in light of these risks, what should a manufacturer do?
Assessing the liability between the raw material suppliers, component suppliers, finished product manufacturers, installers, and maintenance personnel is a very difficult legal proposition.
This article will discuss risk assessment techniques before and after sale and some of the legal and practical implications arising from their use.
Social media and the internet in general have given manufacturers a much greater ability to communicate with their consumers on a regular and frequent basis.
Product liability litigation and product safety regulatory activities often become intertwined. Product liability claims and lawsuits can generate reports to the government and recalls in the U.S. and around th... Read More...