SGS' Robert Burek to Speak at Medical Device Standards Seminar March 24

Focus Will Include IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition for Medical Electrical Equipment Safety

Mar 23, 2011, 09:13 ET from SGS Consumer Testing Services

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Burek, a technical expert on E&E medical device testing  at SGS Consumer Testing Services, will be speaking at the International Medical Standards Update seminar being hosted by the International Trade Assistance Center (ITAC) and the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) this Thursday, March 24, in Cleveland, Ohio.

The seminar is designed to help executive level management, engineering professionals, compliance executives, legal departments, and environmental and medical professionals better understand and comply with recent changes to directives on medical device safety. These changes will alter testing strategies for many device manufacturers.

Burek's presentations at the all-day event will include discussions of:

  • The IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition standard governing medical device electrical safety; and
  • Risk management under the updated CB Scheme for international conformity testing and certification of electrical equipment.

Burek is an assessor for the IECEE CB Scheme and a member of the IECEE Expert Task Forces for medical, laboratory, audio and information technology equipment. He has 20 years of testing experience in the electrical medical device and electrical product safety business.

The seminar is being organized by the Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium. More information is available at http://www.neotec.org/site.cfm/ITAC/Educational-Seminars.cfm.

About SGS Consumer Testing Services

SGS Consumer Testing Services, a division of the SGS Group, is the world's leading verification, testing and certification company. The company's comprehensive testing, product inspection, process assessment and technical services cover the entire supply chain from product development to retailing for electrical products, wireless products, soft line products, hard line products and food products. SGS' global network and expertise provide a single consolidated source that can help manufacturers, suppliers and retailers reduce risk, improve efficiency and product quality, and ensure compliance to both national and international standards. Parent company SGS Group has more than 64,000 employees and over 1,250 offices and laboratories in 140 countries. For more information about Consumer Testing Services, visit www.us.sgs.com/cts  

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