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Personal Protective Equipment: overview of EU and UK requirements

Join our live webinar and gain valuable insights into the impact of Brexit on European markets for personal protective equipment (PPE). Our experts will help you to understand the legislation and standards in operation both in the EU and UK. They will also show how SGS can support your business with cost-effective solutions that simplify the compliance process.

Learn more about:

  • EU legal requirements
  • UKCA requirements 
  • Classification of PPE products
  • Certification process for PPE

Whatever sector of the PPE market you operate in, our experts will also be available to answer your questions relating to market compliance in Europe during a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

Who should attend?

This webinar is aimed at PPE quality and product managers, business developers and company owners.


Kelvin Shepherd
PPE Product Manager, Module B, SGS Connectivity & Products

Kelvin has been with SGS for over 12 years and specializes in the certification of various Directives/Regulations from 93/43/EEC, Construction Products Regulation, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

As PPE Product certification manager, Kelvin leads the PPE Certification team and is responsible for maintaining SGS's accreditation to the PPE (EU) 2016/425 Regulation.

Anna Ruhala
Notified Body Manager, PPE Services, SGS Connectivity & Products

Anna has a Master’s degree in physics from the University of Helsinki specializing in material science. During her studies she worked at the university’s accelerator laboratory.

In 2009, Anna joined the PPE Services team at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health since when she has been working with the testing and certification of different types of personal protective equipment. Since 2015, however, her main focus has been on leading the PPE Services team.

Watch on Demand

Session One
9/02/2023 10:00 > (GMT + 1:00) Europe/Paris time

Session Two
9/02/2023 16:00 > (GMT + 1:00) Europe/Paris time

For further information, please contact:

Stephanie Pionchon
Global Marketing Manager
Connectivity & Products
t: +49 0172 3815 777

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