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ABOUT SGS is pleased to announce our Children's Wear Safety & Workshop seminar which has been designed to provide understanding of the pitfalls associated with clothing and children’s behaviour and so makes their adventures that little less hazardous.
Starts 27 January 2017
Ends 27 January 2017
Location Leicester, Leicestershire
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We are pleased to announce our extensive range of seminar training courses which are designed for you to remain up to date and informed on the latest legislation, industry updates and consumer safety demands. SGS provides excellent course materials, with clearly defined objectives, and reliable, friendly course administration. Our Seminars are interactive and involve delegate participation or demonstrations/visual aids. Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own samples for discussion.

Whether you are seeking knowledge that enables you to comply with regulations, improve performance, manage risk or develop talent; the Consumer and Retail Seminars can help you and your business gain the knowledge you need to continually adapt in today’s fast moving markets. As a leader in professional training, we draw on years of worldwide experience to provide effective learning opportunities.

Courses to suit your needs

  • Affordable prices
  • Opportunity to meet professionals from other organizations
  • Opportunity to share best practice
  • Opportunity to share ideas
  • No office distractions
  • Effective learning environment
  • Wide range of dates and locations available

Delivery Method

Our trainings are offered in a variety of delivery formats so that you can choose those that are best suited to your individual requirements and the needs of your organisation. Our experts deliver face-to-face training in the form of public courses where you can join your industry peers or through in-house courses designed to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

Lunch and Refreshments

Lunch will be provided for full-day seminars. Please inform us in advance if you have any special dietary needs.

Course Overview

Children investigate the world in different ways largely depending on their age at the time. Whenever they start investigating they can put themselves at risk. Whilst we as adults cannot prevent children from exploring their surroundings we can reduce their risk by understanding the potential pitfalls.

The seminar aims to provide understanding of the pitfalls associated with clothing and children’s behaviour and so makes their adventures that little less hazardous.

This course will address your interest in the recognising potential risks, assessing the levels of risk from cords, drawstrings and other mechanical and chemical hazards. Instruction will provide an understanding of the hazards involved and the available tools such as legislation, codes of practice and due diligence testing. We will also give some pointers to where you might go for more information and keep abreast of changes in legislation.

We encourage delegates to bring samples along for discussion during the day; this always introduces a level of spontaneity and makes the seminar much more interesting.

The seminar is especially suited to designers, buyers and technologists.

Course Agenda

  • Welcome and Refreshments
  • Why Test?
  • What are the Potential Risks?
  • Assessing the Potential Risks
  • Regulations Which Apply
  • Due Diligence Approach
  • What to do Next
  • Q&A


Registration for this course is £125.00 plus VAT per delegate for the full day seminar.

Seminar Date, Time and Location

27 January - 10.00am to 4.00pm - Leicester

How to Book

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SGS UK - Consumer Testing Services

  • 4th Floor, Shaftesbury House
    49-51 Uxbridge Road
    Ealing, W5 5SA
    United Kingdom
  • t   +44 0 203 008 7868
  • f   +44 20 3008 7870
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