Health and Safety

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  • Created by: Abigail
  • Created on: 01-04-14 19:24
  • general safety requirements mean products need to comply with BS and international standards
  • products had to be made with safe materials that are non-toxic
  • a few examples of regulations are shown below:

TRADE DESCRIPTIONS ACT 1988 - cannot say if a product for instance is waterproof when it's not

THE TEXTILE PRODUCTS (INDICATION OF FIBRE CONTENT) REGULATION 1986 - fibre content nust be accurate with a tolerance of 3%

THE WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ACT OF 1985 AND 1987 - stated that sizing must be correct

THE CONSUMER PROECTION ACT 1987

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