News

03/02/2021

We are very pleased to welcome SRL Limited and TRL Limited as new members of ARTSM this year. If anyone is interested in joining please contact [email protected] for further information

05/01/2021

UK Conformity Assessment – Relevant Directives and UK Regulations  (Government 24/02/21) UKCA Document v1.5 Eurofins   (update 18/2/21) Placing manufactured goods on the EU market Placing manufactured goods on the UK market Placing manufactured goods on the NI market Using the UKNI marking Using the UKCA marking  

17/12/2020

An interesting article appeared today on RSKH (Road Safety Knowledge Hub) on the issues around driving for work and the number of collisions and KSIs. click here to read more    

10/12/2020

ARTSM – 2021 – New Working Group – WG5 – Services ARTSM have long represented the highways industry in contributing to, and driving changes in regulations and specifications, and ensuring product compliance, however recently whilst reviewing its role in the highways industry it was identified that a large portion of the highways industry was not […]

03/12/2020

3/12/20 – ARTSM highlight importance of standardisation for non contact pedestrian demand – click on the heading above     

01/12/2020

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/934937/transition-letter-to-construction-sector.pdf – 1/12/20  

21/09/2020

29/9/20 – HE have advised that they will be including the Passport Scheme in all new projects but state that it is NOT MANDATED.  However, it is the intention that it be adopted “unless you have something better” and they are expecting all lead contractors to require compliance.  For more information click  to go to  the […]

18/09/2020

What is the difference between TOPAS “compliant” and “registered”? Frameworks ask for TOPAS Registered products.  If a product does not appear on the register, or cannot be validated by TOPAS on request, it is not registered. A “compliant” product is a statement by a manufacturer stating that they believe the product would be compliant ‘if’ it were to be put through […]

01/09/2020

Statement to Tender issuers –  TOPAS statement to Tender issuers 1/9/20

23/07/2020

http://www.gov.uk/guidance/placing-manufactured-goods-on-the-market-in-great-britain-from-1-january-2021 (24/11/20) http://www.gov.uk/guidance/placing-manufactured-goods-on-the-eu-market-from-1-january-2021 (24/11/20) http://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-ukca-mark-from-1-january-2021 (24/11/20) http://www.gov.uk/guidance/conformity-assessment-bodies-change-of-status-from-1-january-2021 (24/11/20) http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/moving-goods-under-the-northern-ireland-protocol (24/11/20) BSI update on standards bodies and the UK and voting rights at CEN 27/7/20 – See Link