Virustatic Shield LTD is proud to announce that it is now officially a registered safety supplier for the British Safety Industry Federation.
The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) is the lead association for the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation. The BSIF has active links with many government departments and over 130 representative Trade Bodies.
Set up in 1994, the Federation currently has in excess of 350 members, ranging from manufacturers and distributors of safety products through to test houses, certification bodies and safety professionals. Membership is accommodated within a number of sector trade associations.
Today the BSIF is firmly established as the major independent voice of the British safety industry, helping to both influence legislation and provide industry in general with a source of authoritative information on a range of workplace safety issues, while representing the needs of its members.
Safety Equipment & PPE must be correctly tested and certified to meet any appropriate European standards. Unfortunately, the quantity of non-approved product being sold into the UK is on the increase. Such products should not be used for business because they contravene safety legislation and often don’t perform as they should, thus putting lives at risk.
All BSIF Registered Safety Suppliers are independently audited to confirm compliance with the scheme’s requirements and Virustatic Shield is pleased to announce that it passed its first audit earlier this month.
Although the Virustatic Shield is not classed as PPE and is classified by the government as a ‘face covering’, Virustatic Shield have had our quality management systems, supporting policies and procedures assessed for compliance with the scheme and had the product tests assessed based upon the claims made.