Manufacture and supply of new work equipment

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All new work equipment must by design, construction and supply comply with one or more legal requirements when first placed on the market or put into service, to ensure that they can be used safely and without harm.

This section of the website describes the main provisions of the legislation concerned with the design, manufacture and supply of new products , including:

  • designing and building for safety
  • assessing product conformity
  • demonstrating product compliance
  • providing users with relevant information

and provides a summary of the UK, law implementing these provisions, and where for export to the European single market, EU law.

Updated: 2021-01-15