How Safe Are We? – Update 2015
April 7, 2015
Hosted by Stan Salot Jr.
Leading industry representatives and distribution professionals work hard to assure us about the safety of their manufactured products. While at the same time medical professionals and research institutes are warning us that many potentially life-threatening diseases could be caused by ingredients found in these same products. Who can we trust? And most importantly, if we decide to trust leading experts, can they give us a realistic promise of safety that can be tested and backed by scientific data and analysis? Safety standards were developed to protect us from bringing harmful chemical and counterfeits into our homes, gardens and garages. My guest, Mr. Bruce Mahone will reveal what he is doing to help change the way “things are currently done”. Join me to learn more and get involved with supporting the everyday use of Anti-Counterfeit and Hazardous Substance Safe standards. Take action now to get your favorite retail stores involved. Become part of the solution.
People to People: Working Together for Your Safety
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We tell our children to wash their hands routinely, clean the kitchen and bathroom thoroughly (since they tend to harbor the most germs), and buy eco-friendly cleaners to protect our planet. But, despite our best efforts, hazardous and counterfeit materials are still slipping into our homes and environment. While you may know the basics of shopping for safe and environmentally friendly products, including the brands to look for, it is still easy to miss products that pose health risks. In fact, some hazardous materials, albeit small amounts, are allowed in the products we buy: musical birthday cards, earrings, light bulbs, hair bands and brushes, school supplies, and even electronic and non-electronic toys. Do you know that chemicals in common household products can be everywhere, from plastics to packaging to your garden hose?
Stan Salot Jr.
Mr. Salot is a leading expert in business and quality process management. As the President and Chief Executive Officer of the ECC Corporation, he represents the interests of the U.S. industry in the International Electro-Technical Commission Quality Assessment System for Electronic Components (IECQ). Mr. Salot is a member of several distinctive industry bodies, including the IECQ Chairman’s Advisory Group, the U. S. Technical Advisory Group for Environmental Management Standards, the U.S. SAE Working Groups for Counterfeit Mitigation Standards and the American National Standards Institute. Moreover, he was the chairman of the international IECQ Working Group 5 authoring the international certification scheme. This program is used by electrical, mechanical, toy and other consumer goods manufacturers to demonstrate their compliance with hazardous substance process management (HSPM). Mr. Salot is the current convener of the International Working Group 6 that maintains the International Counterfeit Mitigation Certification Scheme. A frequent guest speaker on radio and Internet TV programs, Mr. Salot is also the host of the VoiceAmerica Show called: People to People– Working Together for Your Safety. He is author of “The Hazardous Substance Process Management Handbook” and he regularly contributes articles in national and international technical journals and online magazines.