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assessments etc. Despite the intensity of the issues,


the day was conducted in a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere with many opportunities to talk and exchange ideas with peers. “The Bureau Veritas Open Day I attended on the 2nd October was well informed and included important updates on forthcoming legislation such as the new TSD chemical requirements coming into force in July 2013,” says Paul Lavington, Product Compliance Manager at Flair Leisure Products. “Bureau Veritas hosted an informative and engaging day, and provided a commendable level of advice to those attending,” said Amy Taylor, Trading Law and Technical Chemist


from Tesco. “It was interesting to learn the depth of some of the surveys conducted on toys and children from parents/grandparents and also very useful to understand the chemical requirements and also to meet other retailers/manufacturers in the industry. The presentations were very informative and provided a clear understanding on the new requirements. Each presentation was engaging and interesting.” All in all it was an extremely


informative day helping to clear up some of the confusion surrounding the new directive. The Bureau Veritas experts were available all day to answer questions in a consultative and professional environment.


also to ask the Bureau Veritas team questions specifi c to their situation. Travis Norton, Director of Global


Technical Services Europe, then gave a presentation on the best practice and guidelines for the development and implementation of a factory assessment programme for toy companies. Travis covered various topics from Quality Management Systems (QMS) to product control and traceability though to the usage of the CE mark. Finally David Croft, Inspections,


Audits & Assessments Manager EMEA, gave an overview of the best practice for developing a product inspection programme. David helped the audience understand how to develop an eff ective technical fi le, explained the principles of AQL (Acceptance Quality Limit) and how


to interpret reports. He highlighted the importance of inspecting toys before they come into the UK from the country of manufacture, and also some of the tricks that overseas manufacturers sometimes pull to ensure they pass inspections. David pointed out that Bureau Veritas’ auditors were well-versed in the art of discovering hidden defects. Attendees also had the


opportunity to visit the Bureau Veritas Warrington laboratory and witness live demonstration of tests. They were also off ered one-to-one consultancy slots with Bureau Veritas’ technical experts. This was a great opportunity for the attendees to ask very specifi c questions on their own products, for example questions on the technical fi le requirements, the testing requirements, the safety


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