Safety

Preventing product defects at each stage – Stage 1

By | December 17th, 2019|Safety|

Stage 1: the 3 key actions before production begins Brands take careful steps at each stage of the production process to prevent defective products from reaching the consumer Choosing the right supplier, creating a “Golden Sample” and putting together a QC checklist before mass production begins are crucial steps to accomplish this Purchasing a product that [...]

The 3 quality control factors you need to know about your artificial Christmas tree

By | November 7th, 2019|Blog, Safety|

Article updated with more recent statistics in November 2019. Key takeaways Remember, your Christmas tree can be a highly flammable product Learn the quick visual checks you can do to prevent your kids from being injured Find out how labeling information can provide reassurance when there’s some component doubt Sparkling Christmas decorations appearing in shops and [...]

Made By China: A New Leader In Quality?

By | October 29th, 2019|Blog, Safety, Technology|

How “Made In China” can become “Made By China” How China’s manufacturing sector is improving to change its image ‘Made in China 2025’ – Turning the world’s largest manufacturer into the strongest? Industries are also slowly increasing involvement in the overall production process, from innovation and R&D to production. For instance, Chinese toy manufacturers have [...]

AQL Tables – Understanding the reference test used to control your products

By | October 2nd, 2018|Blog, Safety|

When examining products, why do importers only inspect a sample? Importers must accept their goods will never be 100% defect-free – but where to set their acceptable limit for quality? Acceptance Quality Limit (AQL) tables set the theoretical limits for quality, but the final say on whether to accept goods comes from the brand. AQL: [...]

The tests that make toys safe

By | July 6th, 2018|Blog, Safety|

The safety standards concerning global toy imports and sales are extremely strict. Have you ever seen what a test on a toy looks like? In the European Union, an estimated 81,000 children each year are injured because of toys. In the European Union, toys remain the single largest category of non-food products identified as unsafe, [...]

Product recalls – Everything you should know to keep your family safe

By | July 31st, 2017|Blog, Safety|

Failure to issue a product recall can lead to litigation, which costs more than $700 billion a year in the U.S. Even multinationals are subject to product recalls! One secret to preventing product recall problems for brands is excellent communication Product recalls don’t always come from safety issues – small details can mean big problems [...]

Learn about the standards that keep planes flying safely

By | July 11th, 2017|Blog, Featured, Safety|

How is safety applied to airline operations? By what bodies, and under what standards? Find out how a ramp inspection is carried out prior to a flight Discover how companies can better ensure the implementation of aviation safety Safety is paramount in aviation, and supersedes every other pillar of operation, even speed and efficiency of service. That’s why there [...]

Why you’ll never look at a candle in quite the same way again!

By | December 23rd, 2016|Blog, Safety|

When it comes to candles, is organic better? Have you ever thought about what you were inhaling when you light or blow out a candle? Understand which decorations are safest when it comes to extra fire hazards And what is really expected from candle manufacturers? Shedding light on quality candles Candles add extra sparkle to [...]

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