The BTHA hosted seminars for members throughout 2008 and 2009 for BTHA Members to gain knowledge on the requirements for all toy companies in the UK on keeping and maintaining Technical Files.

Topics covered on the day included:

What is a Technical File?

– How does it relate to legislation & enforcement?
– Current BERR guidance

What do I keep in a Technical File?

Keeping Technical Files up to date

– Where are they kept?
– How are they presented?
– For how long should they be kept?

Issues relating to the Technical File

– Other information to retain – e.g. Customer feedback, consumer incidents, number of toys made & sold, other directives
– Future changes to the nature of Technical Files