CEOC News Article
       Events 03/09/2013
CEOC International - EUROLAB - IFIA Safety Seminar 2013

The CEOC - EUROLAB - IFIA International Safety Seminar 2013 took place on 27th November at Residence Palace in Brussels and was attended by over 150 participants coming from the industry, consumers, insurers, scientists and the testing, inspection and certification sector. The welcome speech was given by Malcolm Harbour, Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee chairman, European Parliament, being followed by two main sessions touching upon Industrial and Consumer Safety. The well attended seminar was concluded by the key note speech of Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for Consumer Policy.

With respect to the currently discussed legislation on Product Safety and Market Surveillance Package, CEOC International, EUROLAB and IFIA Presidents handed over to the European Commissioner Neven Mimica their common position paper “European Parliament seeks to enhance product safety in Europe “European Parliament seeks to enhance product safety in Europe”

The information from the presentations can be only used with the identification of the source.

Session No I: Industrial Safety

Paul Cartwright, Managing Director, Chilworth Holdings Ltd / DEKRA

Estelle Clark, Group Safety and Business Assurance Director, Lloyd’s Register

Philippe Portalier, Standardisation and Technical Policy Manager, Orgalime

Bastien Caillard, European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety

Session No II: Consumer Safety

Magnus Holmgren, Quality Manager, SP—Technical Research Institute of Sweden

Stephen Russell, Secretary General, ANEC –The European consumer voice in standardisation

Gitte Schjøtz, Chairwoman UL/IFIA Consumer Products Committee

Jens Butenandt , Vice President/Director at TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH

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