BSIF Safety Awards 2020

The BSIF Safety Awards 2020 are now open for entries! The BSIF Product Innovation, Service, & Safety Solution Awards promote the importance of innovation and underline the highest standards of excellence within occupational Safety and Health. The awards will give the winning manufacturers and suppliers pride of place at the NEC event and the winners will be presented […]

London Build: Women in Construction

Women in Construction at London Build London Build has been celebrating women within the construction industry since 2015, hosting an annual Women in Construction networking attended by over 1,200 women working across all sectors – making it the UK’s largest meeting of Women in Construction. This free-to-attend session gives professionals the opportunity to learn from […]

What Constitutes an Economic Operator

For the attention of: All involved in the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the UK Economic operators in the UK market supplying PPE must comply with the requirements of the Regulation (EU) 2016/425. Economic Operators are defined in the Regulation Article 3 (8) as meaning …the manufacturer, the authorised representative, the importer and […]

BEIS Presentation on Preparing for an EU Exit

This presentation has been created and delivered by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy as part of their plans to enable UK business to prepare for an EU exit. We hope that you will find the presentation interesting and helpful. With input from other government departments the presentation covers 9 key areas.  […]

EU 27 Notification for UK Notified Bodies

The prospect of a no deal Brexit threatens to cause the PPE sector in the EU significant issues. In the event of a “no deal”, and working on documents issued by the EU Commission, the validity of type examination certificates and approval decisions for PPE issued by UK Notified Bodies become invalid immediately in the […]