UL Recognized Components & Conditions of Acceptability

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At Product Safety Consulting Inc. our job is helping designers and manufacturers bring products into compliance with applicable safety standards. We often explain how to use appropriate components. It’s one thing to use UL Recognized Components, but are you using them correctly?  All components come with Conditions of Acceptability ( CofA’s).  In our test lab … Continue reading “UL Recognized Components & Conditions of Acceptability”

Compliance News You Can Use – Field Evaluations

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Get Your Products Approved Quickly and Affordably Turn to Product Safety Consulting when you need to have your products quickly approved and labeled for acceptance by the US and Canadian Regulatory Authorities having Jurisdiction (AHJ). We offer a choice of on-site services – Field Evaluation or Field Certification – covering electrical and electronic products, including … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – Field Evaluations”

Compliance News You Can Use – June 2018

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GLOBAL MARKET ACCESS Bringing electronic and electrical products to market throughout the world is quite complicated. Turn to Product Safety Consulting when you need to determine applicable global safety regulations and need to manage product compliance to those specific global regulations. Non-compliant products often must be re-engineered or redesigned, which can lead to manufacturing delays … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – June 2018”

Compliance News You Can Use – Feb 2018

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Product Safety Consulting is Excited to Introduce our New Engineer     Steve Williams has been working in the compliance field for almost 30 years. Starting as a Product Safety Engineer at Dash Straus and Goodhue. which later became Intertek, Steve spent nine years focusing on safety for  ITE, Laboratory, Audio Video and Medical equipment. In that time, … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – Feb 2018”

Cook Safely This Thanksgiving

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For most families, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of … Continue reading “Cook Safely This Thanksgiving”

Is your company in need of Safety Certifications?

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  We cordially invite you to visit us at the Region’s Largest Design & Contract Manufacturing Show. Our representatives, including President and founder John Allen, will be available to review any ongoing or upcoming projects as well as to answer any questions regarding the complex compliance process. We make obtaining safety approvals less stressful. Click on … Continue reading “Is your company in need of Safety Certifications?”

Navy Pier Field Inspection

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Recently, one of our engineers, Bruce Proper, did a field inspection of a fire curtain at The Yard Theater on Navy Pier. A fire curtain is a safety device designed to prevent a fire from spreading from the stage of a theater to the audience. The fire curtain itself is a large, fire resistant, sheet … Continue reading “Navy Pier Field Inspection”

Design for Safety Approvals

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Proactive care for successful, safe and compliant product development through our registered Design for Safety Approvals Process. Design for Safety Approvals or DFSA, is the embodiment of professional testing, certification and compliance services provided by PSC. It’s a proactive, integrated approach offered to companies in product safety testing – an integrated portfolio of services designed … Continue reading “Design for Safety Approvals”

PSC President John Allen Tackles International Compliance and Certification

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I2MTC Conference PSC’s John Allen tackles international compliance and certification It’s a connected society we live in and manufacturing and distribution effects the global market. It can be difficult to keep pace with new product development and trends, but PSC provides leading expertise through speaking engagements at conferences, including I2MTC 2017, May 22 through 25 … Continue reading “PSC President John Allen Tackles International Compliance and Certification”

Compliance News You Can Use – April 2017

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“Safety” is our middle name Product Safety Consulting will be busy in the next few months attending trade shows and sharing their vast knowledge about the process of obtaining compliance certifications and understanding safety standards. Upcoming shows include: Lightfair 2017 will be held on May 7-11 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Billed as the world’s largest annual … Continue reading “Compliance News You Can Use – April 2017”