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James Heal: Fundamentals of Child Garment Mechanical Safety

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

There are many factors to consider when developing garments for children; none are more important than the safety of wearer.

Without consideration for the security of attachment of components like buttons and fasteners, or the use of cords and drawstrings, there is the potential for clothing to cause serious injury, including suffocation, to a baby or small child.

For this reason, it is crucial that children’s clothing complies with the relevant standards. Join our live webinar to learn about recent changes to test standards in Europe which will help you to source or develop safe garments for children.

Course Outline

  • Why is child garment testing important?
  • The main hazards for children from clothing.
  • Recent changes to test standards in Europe, namely the CEN/TS 17394 series.
  • A general overview of the test

When? Choose a session to suit the time zone you are in:

Wednesday, September 29, 1 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern OR Thursday, September 30, 8 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. BST