1.1 LEGAL DESIGN AXIOMS
• Some rules to follow to reduce the chance/success of a law suit
- the design process should examine hazards and probabilities (e.g., FMEA)
- make sure that all employees conform to the current standards and legal requirements (e.g. toxicity)
- inspection and quality control in manufacturing
- clearly written warning labels and manuals that outline proper use and hazards
- keep good records of all tests, inspections, etc.