Statement of Purpose

The aims of this website are:

  • To be a resource for those professionals seeking to better serve the public through the ethical Design, Manufacture, and Evaluation of reasonably safe products
  • To make the practice of Product-Safety Engineering with Applied Engineering Ethics: 
    • Better Understood
    • More Recognized
    • More Widely & Effectively Practiced

The intended audience is: 

  • Practicing engineers
  • Applied Scientists
  • Students and Educators in those disciplines
  • Those with interest in Product-Safety Engineering

The suitable audience includes: 

  • Corporate Business people–executives, directors, managers, and purchasing personnel
    • International Organizations 
    • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
    • Entrepreneurial endeavors
    • Start-Up enterprises 
  • OEM suppliers and their personnel 
  • Insurers–counsel, underwriters, and loss-prevention and risk-assessment personnel
  • Corporate Attorneys
  • Trial Attorneys–both for Defendants and for Plaintiffs 
  • Regulators–commissioners, technical, compliance, and enforcement personnel
  • Military personnel
  • Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Serviceability (RAMS) plus Durability and Survivability personnel
  • System-Safety personnel 
  • Certification Services and Authorities
  • Testing Laboratories
  • Standards Developers
  • As well as those people involved in fields such as:
    • Safety–all forms
    • Ergonomics and Human Factors
    • Health 
    • Quality
    • Occupational-injury prevention
    • Industrial hygiene
    • Compliance
    • Sustainability and Life Cycle
    • Environmental studies
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Much of this material is based upon the author’s decades of experience in industry including over ten years as the leader of product-safety engineering at a major designer, manufacturer, and worldwide distributor of innovative and hazardous products.  This experience has been transferred into an engineering course at a major university.  The course is offered to Senior undergraduate students and graduate students from several fields of engineering.  (Please see d’Entremont & Merryweather, ASEE 2018, under the Publications tab on the homepage for additional information.)

Sincerely,

Kenneth L. d’Entremont, Ph.D., P.E.
05/03/2019

P.S.  I am NOT seeking work as an expert witness.

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