|Document ID (ISN)||69623|
|Convention or series no.
||Abbott H., Tyler M.
||Safer by design - A guide to the management and law of designing for product safety
||Gower Publishing Ltd., Gower House, Croft Road, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 3HR, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 1997. xviii, 329p. Illus. Index. Price: GBP 42.50.
||Part 1 of this manual reviews techniques for the management of design risks: management strategy; sources of information on product-related accidents; hazard analysis and risk assessment techniques; standards and management information for reducing product design risks; design review systems; residual risk transfer - insurance and contract conditions; residual risk retention. Part 2 covers the legal background: legal developments in Europe; product liability in the United Kingdom and other countries; designers' personal liabilities. Part 3 presents case histories which illustrate the physical legal and commercial risks of product defects and demonstrate ways in which they could be prevented. Revised version of CIS 89-473.
||dangerous equipment; safety by design; product safety
||Australia; criminal liability; Japan; United Kingdom; case study; Germany; France; Italy; manuals; hazard evaluation; non-occupational accidents; legislation; glossary; comment on law; comment on directive; role of management; USA
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work
||Criminal liability in OSH