Reviews for Achieving a Safe and Reliable Product : A Guide to Liability Prevention

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Gookins, a quality consultant, engineer, quality management systems lead auditor, and lecturer who develops and implements quality systems and conducts training programs in quality and management concepts, presents a guide to product systems and design concepts that will enable manufacturer and service organizations to establish a product safety and liability prevention process. He focuses on the design and manufacture of fabricated products, but incorporates discussion of the hotel, restaurant, and cruise-ship service industries and how to evaluate product safety aspects of each, as well as the construction industry. He discusses the four stages of the product safety function and the elements of a sound operational process, quality assurance, and reliability system approach to safety. He covers liability prevention initiatives, the points involved in justifying a product recall, and navigating the recall. There is no bibliography. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (