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Certification of PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT - Directive 89/686/EEC

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Product Certification Bureau
Polish Register of Shipping
al. gen. Józefa Hallera 126
80-416 Gdańsk, Poland

tel:.  +48 58 75 11 273
        +48 58 75 11 287
        +48 58 75 11 119
fax: +48 58 34 17 769
e-mail: dc@prs.pl

       

 





Directive 89/686/EEC of 21 December 1989 concerning personal protective equipment, as further amended, called PPE Directive, applies to personal protective equipment, i.e. any device or appliance designed to be worn or held by an individual for protection against one or more health and safety hazards.

Amongst many items of personal protective equipment being subject of PPE Directive  the Polish Register of Shipping certification covers following product groups:
   
Personal protective means protecting against drowning (e.g. life jackets, immersion suits),
    Buoyancy clothing (e.g. personal buoyancy aids, armbands),
    Personal Protective Equipment for body protection against cold (> –50oC),
    Personal Protective Equipment for protection against fall from height,
    Diving equipment (e.g. dry and wet diving suits, buoyancy compensators),
  Respiratory equipment in diving equipment (e.g. demand valves, cylinder valves),
    Equipment providing chest and groin protection against risks arising from sports activity,
    Equipment providing foot and leg protection against risks arising from sports activity,
    Equipment providing general body protection (clothing),
    Equipment providing general body protection (clothing) against chemical agents,
    Equipment providing hand and arm protection against [heat < 100oC], [heat > 100oC and fire
    and flame],
    Equipment providing hand protection against biological agents,
    Equipment providing hand protection against chemical agents,
    Equipment providing hand protection against cold risks [cold > -50oC], [extreme cold < -50oC],
    Equipment providing hand protection against electrical risks,
    Equipment providing hand protection against mechanical risks,
    Equipment providing head protection,
    Equipment providing head protection against [heat < 100oC], [heat > 100oC and fire and flame],
    Equipment providing head protection against risks arising from sports activity,
    Equipment providing respiratory protection,
    Protective equipment against chemical agents,
    Protective equipment against cold [cold > -50oC],
    Protective clothing for firemen.

In Annex B to PPE Directive, conformity assessment modules for the assessment of products being subject of PRS certification are specified:
      -  EC type assessment (module B),
      -  Declaration of Conformity to type (module C),
      -  EC quality control of final product (module C 2),
      -  EC production quality assurance by means of monitoring (module D).

If you wish to acquire conformity marking for personal protective equipment you produce or sell, please:

  • choose the module, i.e. conformity assessment procedure the product is to be subjected to
    and
  • send us completed Application Form for Product Certification (Submitting application is not an obligation to use our services, it is only the basis to prepare our offer for your Company).

In case of any doubts as regards module that shall be applied to certification of your product or wish to get further information on our services, we invite you to contact us. We will provide any information and indicate procedures which are obligatory at granting CE marking.

We ensure reliable and competitive offer as well as efficient and professional service execution.

 

PRS - YOUR NOTIFIED BODY FOR PRODUCT CERTIFICATION !!!