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In this series on everyday safety and quality, we focus on how we help safeguard public well-being through our expertise across a diverse range of consumer products.

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Behind the make up: the safety champion

Queenie is our Technologist with Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household Product Services in Hong Kong. Behind her vast beauty and skincare expertise lies a deep knowledge of worldwide cosmetic product regulations. In this video, Queenie opens up her make-up bag to uncover some of the quality and safety issues affecting everyday products. She also introduces one of the most important purpose-built facilities here in Hong Kong and reveals what she is doing to ensure consumer safety.


Dad’s passion for toy safety reaches the world

Wayne is our Technical Services Manager with Toys and Juvenile Products Services in Hong Kong. Wayne recently became a father, so toys are part of his daily routine. Take a look at how he juggles his work and personal life with toys and how he assesses basic toy safety from a professional perspective. Wayne also explores the notable shift in the world toy market and how it prompts us to help our clients bring more safe toys to market.


Everyday Safety. Every day.

Brian is our Chemist with Consumer Testing Services in Hong Kong. Don't be fooled by his youthful looks, Brian is an experienced expert in consumer testing. Here he explains his team’s critical role in safeguarding consumer safety against restricted chemicals in everyday products. With a strong passion for chemistry and a commitment to public well-being, Brian reveals how they have to stay ahead in response to a regulatory environment that is more stringent than ever and a marketplace that is continually changing.


A hunger for food safety

Eric is our Senior Molecular Biologist with Food Services in Hong Kong. He is also well known among our team as a hardcore foodie with a genuine passion for great cuisine. Check out what food safety and quality really means to him and SGS, and discover how he has turned his love for food into his professional passion. Eric also reveals how he supports our clients in the food industry and, ultimately, the well-being of society.


Family man seeks ‘home sweet home’ for all

Birkoff is our Operations Manager with Hardgoods Services in Hong Kong. His experience in the quality and safety of household products – from furniture and kitchenware to eyewear and fashion accessories - is remarkable. But what really sets Birkoff and his team apart is their passion for thinking outside the box and creating new testing solutions for the most unexpected of everyday products. Birkoff also reveals how product quality has evolved over the years along with people’s lives.


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