Useful Links

UK Accreditation Service

www.ukas.com

The UK’s national accreditation service. CCQS has an internationally recognised accreditation to ISO 17020 from UKAS.

 

UK Government Department of Business, Innovation and Skills

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-innovation-skills

BIS are responsible for handling most CE marking Directives in the UK. They are responsible for appointing most Notified Bodies. The site has useful guidance notes about how to meet the requirements of EU legislation available for free download.

 

BSI shop

shop.bsigroup.com

Site has a good search engine for finding standards and checking whether standards are current. Standards are very expensive so check before you buy. TIP: Many Local Authority and Professional Organisation Libraries provide free, read-only, access to standards. This can be very useful to check if the content of a standard is actually useful to you.

 

NANDO

ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newapproach/nando

EU website listing all Notified Bodies for all CE marking Directives.

 

EU Europa site. Lists of harmonised standards for CE marking Directives

ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/european-standards/harmonised-standards

The Europa site also contains various other useful documents for free download.

 

UK Health and Safety Executive

www.hse.gov.uk

Much useful information and guidance about Health and Safety. Some great documents available for free download.