Guidance for new high volume manufacturers of COVID – 19 Personal Protective Equipment

Dear BSIF Member The Government Office for Product Safety & Standards has published guidance for manufacturers of Covid 19 (related) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This guidance is intended to assist…

Conformity assessment procedures for protective equipment

This document is addressed to prospective manufacturers of protective equipment. The document will be complemented on a regular basis in order to address any additional questions or concerns expressed by…

WARNING: Fake PPE Certificates

The prominence of fake certificates for PPE has increased a lot over the last few weeks, we urge anyone seeing offers of PPE to check the validity of the product…

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…

HSM April 2020

The latest edition of HSM is now available to download through the link below: http://archives.westernbusinesspublishing.co.uk/hsm/DigitalArchive/issues/2020/hsmapr20/page_1.html

Offer coronavirus (COVID-19) support from your business

Use this service to tell us how your business might be able to help with the response to coronavirus. The support needed includes things like: • medical testing equipment •…

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…

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…

Update

PPE Supply. Last week I wrote a short update on the work that the Federation had been involved in, along with information on amendments to EU Regulations and the support…

Guide to safe storage of hazardous materials

The BSIF Spill Control and Containment Special Interest Group (SIG) are delighted to make available a new guide to the safe storage of hazardous materials “Fire Prevention is Our Intention”….