European Legislation

TopicEuropean Legislation And Product Safety And Its Impacts on Technical Documentation – Latest developments and updates on standards
SpeakerClaudia Klumpp
DateOctober 23, 2018 14:00 (CEST)
AbstractThere are more than 20 European directives as well as innumerable standards on European level regarding products and product safety. Why this seemingly overruling flood of laws and standards?
Actually, these EU directives  are the cradle of technical communication. And actually, they are really helpful, provided that you have the necessary overview.
Learining Goals
  • deeper understanding for European legislation and how to find the requirements for technical documentation
  • become acquainted with the most important directives and how to figure out which are applicable for their product and its documentation
  • deeper understanding of European standardization (harmonized standards) and standards in general
  • How does CE-marking work?
  • Tasks of the market surveillance
  • Upcoming revisions of directives and standards.
Speaker BioClaudia Klumpp studied law and business administration. After working several years as a lawyer and legal consultant, she joined the professional associations tekom Deutschland and the European Association for Technical Communication - tekom Europe in 2013. She is in charge of the standardization work of these two associations on both the national and international level. Furthermore, she gives lectures on legal and normative requirements on technical communication for students at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences.
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