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Prerequisites: Full Major status in the College of Engineering.
This course provides an introduction to elements of product-safety engineering and management within a fast-paced, innovative international design and manufacturing corporation subject to significant regulatory and public scrutiny. Subjects covered include the role of the product-safety professional in the design, development, testing, manufacturing, and post-manufacturing stages of a product. A comprehensive approach to product safety will be taught including the influences of designers, manufacturers, regulators, consumers, and the use environment as well as the importance of effective and consistent information, instruction, and marketing materials for a product. Students will study the role of compliance with standards and regulations. Standards development processes as well as the need to actively maintain standards to keep pace with technological advances will be covered.