The manufacturing industry is forever changing with regulations and rules. One that we are seeing more often is RoHS and REACH Compliance. These can easily be mistaken as the same or very similar.?
To understand how is your company affected by RoHS and REACH regulation compliance, companies manufacturing equipment or consumer parts that use hazardous materials in the manufacturing process must comply with environmental regulations from multiple geographic markets.
Two key sets of regulations – RoHS and REACH require compliance if you are selling to markets in the European Union, China, Korea, and parts of the United States. The list of markets with materials controls related to electronics changes periodically. Compliance with RoHS and REACH requires extensive knowledge of your supply chain, excellent record keeping, and in some cases testing.
Whether you are an OEM or a supplier, understanding the restrictions on hazardous materials and compliance is critical to maintaining and expanding market share. This training provides a description of the basic RoHS and REACH requirements, enforcement and compliance, and upcoming changes in legislation.
Understanding of the key compliance and technical issues critical to ensure smooth business operation,
Legal obligations of both pieces of legislation to future developments which could affect conformity or enforce design chain - critically how to take practical and effective steps to comply.
The most essential requirement for manufacturers and importers of goods is gaining and verifying substance data from the supply chain as well as handling compliance issues with the same substance and managing.
Understanding of RoHs 3 and additional restricted substances added
Introduction to RoHS and REACH – the legal obligations and their technical and business implications
RoHS 3 compliance including use of harmonized standard EN IEC 63000:2018 and conformity assessment
REACH compliance including substance obsolescence, reporting Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) and authorization
Upcoming issues - exemptions, new substances, changes in scope
This course is designed for those who need to have a working knowledge of RoHS and REACH requirements, knowledge of the ISO 14001 standard is added advantage, such as but not limited to: