Evan D. Locke
Evan Locke is Principal of RSC Global Solutions, LLC, based in Massachusetts. He has dedicated his career leading global consumer product brands in product quality, product safety and product integrity for more than 25 years.
His proficiencies and leadership areas are extensive covering US and international standards ensuring consumer products comply with country, province, state, local and retailer requirements, as well as corporate social responsibility programs, factory quality audits and certification programs.
He advises manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers on product design, warnings and instructions, risk hazard evaluation, regulatory compliance, reporting requirements, product recalls and. He helps clients evaluate products and businesses obtain the necessary validations and provides training on safety compliance methodologies, strategies and best practices.
He provides support on government reporting requirements, recall management and corrective action planning.
His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to family owned businesses. His major concentration is with sports equipment, apparel and footwear. He has worked with toy and juvenile manufacturers, promotional products suppliers and matters that impact the environment and sustainability.
He participates in several ASTM committees F08 Sport Equipment & Facilities, F15 Consumer Products and has co-authored standards. He has been recognized for outstanding work with the CPSC eliminating General Certificate of Compliance documentation on exempt adult apparel formerly required under the CPSIA.
He combines his manufacturing and creative background along with his extensive experience on complex technical issues enabling him to assist companies in relevant consumer product regulatory and supply chain matters with respect on compliance. This combination has established successful results satisfying many retailer expectations and regulatory agencies. This unique background also enables him to provide concrete and understandable advice to clients reducing their hazard risks.