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Workshop on product risk assessment: Overview of tools and approaches - Agenda

 

Workshop on Product Risk Assessment:
Overview of tools and approaches

Agenda

11 October 2013, Australia

 

Welcome and introduction


The chair of the working party provided brief introductory remarks and invited participants to introduce themselves in a tour de table.

Ms. Ruth MACKAY

Chair, OECD Working Party on Consumer Product Safety

 

 

Risk assessment approaches


The risk assessment approaches being used in Korea, Brazil and New Zealand were presented.  Participants had an opportunity to ask questions and discuss regulators’ approaches, tools and needs.

Moderator:

Mr. Peter AVERY
OECD

Presenters:

Prof. Song HAE-GUEN
Korean Sungkyunkwan University

Ms. Karine MURAD
Brazilian Institute of Metrology, Technology and Quality

Mr. Martin RUSHTON
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment of New Zealand

 

 

Triage tools


The panel examined and compared models applied in, inter alia, Australia, Canada and the European Union (PROSAFE; see www.prosafe.org).

Moderator:

Mr. John JAMIESON
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Presenters:

Mr. Tony MINUTA
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Dr. Matthew O’MULLANEWorkshop on product risk assessment - Matthew O’MULLANE
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority

Dr. Matthias HONNACKER
German Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Mr. Geoff  BARRETT
Health Canada

 

 

Injury Severity Coding


Workshop participants were invited to review the injury severity coding tables being used internationally with a view towards a possible alignment of severity ratings for product-related injuries.

The discussion also covered an application of the injury severity coding tools for triage reported cases and the product risk assessment process. 

Moderator:

Ms. Helen RYAN
Health Canada

Presenters:

Dr. Matthias HONNACKER
German Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Mr. Geoff  BARRETT
Health Canada

Dr. Kirsten VALLMUUR and Ms. Jesani LIMBONG
Queensland University of Technology

 

 

Risk Characterisation Matrix


Discussions from the previous sessions fed into small groups' discussions on what a risk characterisation matrix should cover and what would be needed to complete it.

Workshop participants walked through a case study to examine elements of risk characterisation matrix/matrices.

Moderator:

Mr. John JAMIESON
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

 

 

Conclusions and final remarks


The chair of the working party concluded the discussions and presented proposals for next steps for an international risk assessment agenda.

Ms. Ruth MACKAY
Chair, OECD Working Party on Consumer Product Safety

 

 

 

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