In 2012 The Construction Products Regulations (CPR) was introduced, this places a requirement on construction products that have a harmonised standard to be CE Marked. EN1090 is the harmonised standard for structural steel, as of 1st July 2014, it was made a criminal offence to supply structural metalwork unless it conforms to this standard and carries a legitimate CE mark.
The European Construction Products Directive is aimed at harmonising the safety performance of construction products across the EU and they apply to anything placed on the market, whether imported or manufactured in the EU.
The CPD defines six principles for materials that are to be used in civil engineering including:
The BS EN 1090-1 CE marking for structural steel regulations apply to a wide range of activities.
A Candy Management lead consultant can carry out a no-obligation fully detailed GAP analysis on your existing systems to identify what work is needed to meet the requirements of all the EN1090 clauses. Or you can give us a call and speak to one of our advisers for free.