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Product Safety and Metrology From 1 January 2021: Great Britain

The Government have released further guidance for product safety and metrology from 1st January 2021.

Of particular interest for the stainless steel industry, there are new guidance updates for Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 and Simple Pressure Vessel Regulations 2016, to which you will see the links below:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/935739/Guide-to-pressure-equipment-regulations-2016.pdf

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/936096/Guide-to-simple-pressure-vessels-regulations-2016.pdf

If you are involved in the manufacture or supply of such equipment the BSSA recommends that you review the guidance and your practices to ensure continued compliance.

There are other areas of revised guidance that may be of interest. Below you will find a link to the updated information on Product Safety and Metrology. This include:

  1. General product safety law
  2. ATEX
  3. Electrical and electronic
  4. Gas appliances
  5. Lifts
  6. Machinery
  7. Metrology (weights and measures)
  8. Outdoor equipment
  9. Pressure equipment
  10. Recreational craft
  11. Toys

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/product-safety-and-metrology-from-1-january-2021-great-britain?utm_source=fd0f3044-6baf-4326-8903-fd82f16dcef4&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate