Conformity Updates

Jargon Buster: What are HI and CI?

24 Mar 2020

It’s widely publicised that 80% of people will suffer foot problems in their adult lives. However, only 20% of yearly reported MSDs (musculoskeletal disorders) are…

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Have you seen the BSI Whitepaper on the new PPE Regulation?

02 Aug 2019

The PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 sees several PPE commodities re-categorised and additional conformity responsibilities created for manufacturers, importers and distributors.

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Jargon Buster: What is ESD Footwear?

01 Jul 2019

Safety footwear can be certified for a variety of different electrical resistance specifications. The below table details the different types of Electrical resistance, and their…

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Jargon Buster: Women’s Safety Footwear

17 Aug 2018

The materials used should exceed the desired test standards to meet the required international specified standards. A finally, it should be aesthetically pleasing and appropriate…

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Jargon Buster: What is Electrical Hazard Footwear?

16 Jun 2018

Electrical Hazard footwear is classified with an “EH” rating. This safety standard is designed to provide a secondary source of protection when accidentally coming in…

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Jargon Buster: AS/ESD/EH

16 Apr 2018

Rock Fall has continued to expand and diversify its range in recent years targeting new markets and standards. In this article we will talk about…

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Jargon Buster: Fibreglass Toecaps

05 Sep 2017

We don't think anyone will ever stop asking 'are they steel toecaps'. But we think they should.

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Jargon Buster: Waterproof

22 Aug 2017

We're into early Autumn so it's time to ramp up stock on the Waterproof products. EN ISO 20345:2011 has a few different certifications of water…

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