What Constitutes an Economic Operator

For the attention of:All involved in the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) inthe UK Economic operators in the UK market supplying PPE must comply with the requirements of the…

CE Marking and Motorcycle Clothing

It has recently come to light that some economic operators in the motorcycle clothing supply chain have been led to believe that they are allowed up to five years to…

Status of Product in the event of a “No Deal Brexit”

There has discussion recently on the status of product in the supply chain in the event of a no deal Brexit. This note is to confirm to you that the…

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…

AIF National Working at Height Conference

THE Access Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has released details of its second national conference on height safety which…

David Hughes

We’re sad to announce the recent death of a unique and irrepressible character who was known to many in the UK Safety Industry during his long career. David Hughes worked…

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…

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…

EU Commission Response to ESF letter on validity of EC EU type examination certificates and approval decisions in the event of a no deal Brexit

In June 2016 the European Safety Federation (ESF) wrote to the EU Commission on the situation concerning EC/EU type examination certificates and approval decisions for PPE in the event of…

Height Safety Group Update

BSIF are organising a members workshop in October. The morning session will focus on the revised BS 7883 which is currently out for public consultation and has significantly changed. The…