The practical enforcement of the Regulation EU 2016/425 and the application of European Standards by notified bodies require an exchange of experience between notified bodies. The European Coordination of Notified Bodies for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is aimed at forming a platform for discussion on a horizontal (general) as well as vertical (PPE-specific) level, and offering advice to all parties involved. It consists of a Horizontal Committee, an Ad Hoc Group and Vertical Groups.Read more
Those ‘Recommendations for Use’ sheets published on this website reflect the status of horizontal Recommendation for Use sheets following the PPE Regulation which are approved by the Horizontal Committee members. They are not endorsed by the PPE Working Group.
Depending on the priority of current issues Vertical Groups hold regular meetings, at least once a year. The solutions on technical issues are prepared under the form of ‘Recommendations for Use’ sheets which are submitted to the Horizontal Committee for approval and then to the PPE Expert Group (PPE Working Group) for endorsementRead more