Placing work equipment and machinery on the market after Brexit

Now the UK has left the EU, the requirements for placing work equipment and machinery on the UK and EU markets, including arrangements for conformity assessment, marking and labelling have changed.

The government's priority is to ensure that only safe and compliant products are placed on the market. The changes made to the UK's legal product safety framework will allow it to remain operable.

GOV.UK has guidance for:

For more information visit the Office for Product Safety and Standards page on product safety for businesses: A to Z of industry guidance - GOV.UK (

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Updated: 2023-02-13