Tag: Product Safety

Race against the machine

Edward Turtle

Commission considers whether EU machinery legislation remains fit for purpose, given pace of emerging technologies.

AI’ll be back… EC strategy paper on AI targets liability and safety laws for further review

Mark Deem and Jamie Humphreys

The EC’s paper recommends further steps to prepare for the arrival of AI and ensure European leadership in the technology.

‘A little less conversation, a little more action’: UK House of Lords report enters the AI debate

Mark Deem

Select Committee of the Upper House makes recommendations for the UK to realise its AI potential.

New UK market surveillance database

Carol Roberts

The database forms part of preparations for Brexit.

Rapid Alert; steady growth

Edward Turtle

European Commission’s Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Products sees growth in alerts and follow-up actions.

Code of Practice for Product Recalls Published by UK Office for Product Safety

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The Code provides detailed guidance for business and regulators on product safety recalls and corrective actions.

UK Government launches new Office for Product Safety and Standards

Rod Freeman and Fergal Duggan

UK government announces the formation of a new inter-departmental body to reinforce the UK’s position as a leader in international product safety.

Trilateral MoU formalises product safety cooperation by North American regulators

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

North American regulators recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation in response to product safety issues.