SBS Forum on PPE and Textile Care
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SBS Forum on PPE and Textile Care standardisation

SBS Forum on PPE and Textile Care standardisation

SBS Forum on PPE and Textile Care standardisation

SBS Forum on PPE and Textile Care standardisation

November 7th, 2018
SME Safety – 123, Rue du Commerce – 1000, Brussels

The SBS Forum is a means to discuss the coordination of standardisation activities at CEN, ISO and EU level so to identify SME standardisation needs in the domain of PPE and Textile Care. The Forum not only gathers expertise in the field of PPE and Textile Care, but also constitutes a platform for discussion and sharing of information about on-going activities related to the development of specific standards and other relevant initiatives.

Draft Programme

08.30-09.00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09.00-09.20

The representation of SME interests in the setting of EU regulation and standards in the PPE textile care sector
• Guido SABATINI (SME Safety) and Andreas SCHUMACHER (DTV)

09.20-10.20

Setting the scene: the PPE regulation (EU) 2016/425 and standardisation in support of the new legislation

• Mario GABRIELLI, (DG GROW, European Commission)

• Catherine VIGNERON (CEN-CENELEC) (tbc)

10.20-10.40

Coffee Break

10.40-12.00

Panel session: Meeting the needs of SMEs in the implementation of PPE and Textile Care legislation and standards

• Alberto SPASCIANI, SBS expert in ISO TC 94 SC15 WG1, WG2 and WG3 – respiratory protective devices

• Romano MOSCATELLI, SBS expert in CEN TC 79 WG 4 and WG 6 – respiratory devices

• Andrea RECHSTEINER, SBS expert for CEN TC 162 WG 2 and WG 4 – protective clothing against heat and fire, foul weather and cold

• Sven SCHÖPPE, SBS standardisation expert for ISO TC 94 SC 13 WG 6 – protective clothing against hazardous biological agents

• Mario GABRIELLI, (DG GROW, European Commission)

• Olivier VILACOBARSI (APAVE) (tbc)

• Catherine VIGNERON (CEN-CENELEC) (tbc)

Moderated by: Guido SABATINI (SME Safety) and Andreas SCHUMACHER (DTV)

12.00-13.00

Lunch Break

13.00-13.30

Presentation of the Campaign Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances

• Marijo URKIDI, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

13.30-13.45

Reaching out national SME associations in Europe

• Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between European and national SME associations in PPE and Textile Care sector

13.45-14.00

Outlook on 2019 activities in the field of PPE and Textile Care standardisation
• Guido SABATINI (SME Safety) and Andreas SCHUMACHER (DTV)

14:00

End of the Forum

For further information, please contact Guido Sabatini, Project Manager at SME Safety (g.sabatini@sme-safety).

Andrea Rechtsteiner
a.rechtsteiner@andrea-rechtsteiner.de