Product Liability

Navigating the “Safety Hierarchy”

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?

Contracts That Help or Hurt

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?

Is There a Risk to Overwarning?

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?

Analyzing Risk Before and After Sale

This article will discuss risk assessment techniques before and after sale and some of the legal and practical implications arising from their use.

Product Safety Instructions and Warnings

Some Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions Readers of In Compliance Magazine have benefited from being able to read Geoff Peckham’s excellent articles on product safety warnings for a long time. As a ... Read More...
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