CE Certification and Declarations of Conformity

Over the past 2 weeks we have received a number of enquiries relating to CE Certification and Declarations of Conformity – specifically for Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) to be bought into the UK for supply to key healthcare workers. The ‘Certificate’ shown is one of many we have seen, that is not what it first […]

Gov website updated- PPE recirculation

Following discussions with BEIS and the Cabinet Office, in association with Make UK (formerly EEF) they have now updated the .gov website at the following link https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-support-from-business to allow manufacturers/businesses to provide information directly into Government about what PPE they have, not currently being used. This is to facilitate recirculation of PPE to any areas […]

COVID 19 Product Compliance and Conformity Assessment

On the 16th of March 2020 the EU Commission published the Recommendation (EU) 2020/403 on conformity assessment and market surveillance procedures within the context of the COVID 19 threat. Dated the 25th , but published on the 26th of March the UK Government, Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Office for Product […]

BSIF extends partnership with Western Business Media

The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has signed a multi-year extension to its partnership with Western Business Media (WBM), which will see the BSIF continue to exclusively support WBM’s publications and the Safety and Health Excellence Awards. The extension sees the continuation of the long-standing partnership between both parties and Health and Safety Matters (HSM) […]

BSIF Guide 2020

The 2020 version of the BSIF guide to the UK safety & health industry has now been released as a digital version. This publication is an in depth reference tool offering a multitude of advisory articles and opinions relating to the UK safety & health industry. Download your free digital copy here:

Statement by 3M on the BSIF Safe Supply Accreditation

Dear colleagues in the UK’s Safety and Health Industry, When it comes to birthday gifts, I am sure we have all held on to a receipt in case the item in question is the wrong colour, size or fit. Unintentionally purchasing the wrong gift in this circumstance generally results in nothing more than an inconvenience […]