SGS Consumer Testing Services in China sponsored a Overseas Labor Practices (OLP) workshop from the Footwear Factory Training Series, held between 4-5 November 2010.

The workshop was organized by The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) at Hou Jia International Hotel, Dongguan, China. Such events offer participants an opportunity to become more familiar with the trends in the fields of Compliance, Restricted Substances, Product Testing and Factory Security. Dr. Jane Jiang, SGS Asia Technical Service Director, was one of the speakers that participated in a panel discussion on safety of chemicals and global chemical regulations in the footwear industry.


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