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Top Ten Reasons Electrical Products Fail Compliance Testing

Register for this webinar to learn about the most frequently seen reasons for non-compliance during electrical safety testing projects, and some simple ways they can be avoided.

Date: October 8, 2020
Time: 11 AM EDT (8 AM PDT / 5:00 PM CEST)
Duration: 1 hour
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Intertek conducts thousands of tests on electrical products every year across a wide range of industries and markets. We can help manufacturers save time and money in their compliance projects by pointing out some of the most common pitfalls and reasons for failure.

Electrical safety testing and certification projects can be complex - especially for more complicated products and for those that will be sold in many different countries around the world - but some of the more common reasons for failure can be avoided if they're pointed out in advance.

In this webinar, our experts have compiled a list of the most frequently seen reasons for non-compliance during electrical safety testing projects - and some might surprise you how simple they can be avoided.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn the most common reasons for non-compliances in electrical safety testing
  • Avoid simple pitfalls that can add cost increases and delays in your new product introductions
  • Discover how a preliminary design review by the test laboratory early in the process can save time, money and headaches in the long-run


Jim Diescher, Engineering Technical Lead, Intertek

Jim Diescher is an engineering technical lead in Intertek's North American Electrical business line. He's been with Intertek for more than 25 years and held multiple leadership roles within the organization, including engineering lead, engineering manager and operations manager. He regularly helps manufacturers navigate their way through the complex process of product testing and certification. His expertise has helped thousands of manufacturers around the world design and launch new products across a wide range of electrical product categories.