Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
‘Recommended for Use’ Guidance from the Notified Bodies for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Vertical Group 10 dated 5th February 2015, states that by the 1st July 2015 at the latest, Notified Bodies should require that manufacturer’s User Information includes the following points:
For more information about the type of penetration resistant insert provided in your footwear please contact the manufacturer or supplier detailed on these instructions.
Note: Other solutions could be considered instead of the suggestion in the final paragraph. For example, a self-adhesive label could be attached to each pair of footwear detailing which type of insert is fitted to that particular product.”
For all safety and occupational footwear applications submitted to Intertek from July 1st 2015 for EC Type Examination whereby penetration protection is being claimed, the above text will be required in the example of User Information supplied within the technical documentation in order for your application to be processed successfully.
A copy of Intertek’s most recent technical file template is available upon request.
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Tel: +44 (0)116 296 1595