Consumer Product Safety

Press release 2010.03.31 [About publishing of “Handbook for the Prevention of Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error”]

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Release of “Handbook for the Prevention of
Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error”

National Institute of Technology and Evaluation
Product Safety Technology Center
March 31, 2010

The National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) held a press briefing regarding the release of “Handbook for the Prevention of Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error”

1. Press release

Release date:
March 31, 2010
Title:
Release of “Handbook for the Prevention of Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error”
Publisher:
Product Safety Technology Center
Summary:
The Product Safety Center has been promoted consumers’ awareness by issuing “Handbook for the Prevention of Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error”, a booklet for enlightening consumers, which offers collection of preparations for using these products safely in addition to easy explanations of “causes of accidents”, “precautions for using these products” and etc. In addition to promotion of consumers’ awareness, NITE has been made efforts to prevent accidents due to products by encouraging businesses and etc to call back such products from the market, however yet there are serious product accidents.
Among these accidents, there are a lot of accidents likely to be avoided if users had been using them properly.
The Product Safety Center has been issued “Handbook for the Prevention of Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error, 2010 (main text is 44 pages)” by taking these accidents in account and replaced examples of improper use and careless product accidents with new cases.
From now on, NITE will distribute this booklet mainly to consumers to enlighten them and will make efforts to prevent product accidents.
Press briefing paper in Japanese
The Handbook for the Prevention of Accidents Arising from Improper Use or Human Error
(Japanese version only)

For more information;
National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE)
Product Safety Technology Center, Product Safety Investigation Division

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