EN 1090-2 Steel Structures Standard applies to sale of steel and aluminium components and parts sold for use in construction work. Compliance is required and assessed before the application of the CE Mark / UKCA Logo and legal compliance. Ultimately, your organisation must meet the requirements of the Standard or cease trading in these construction products.
The BS EN 1090 Standard made it an offence to supply non-conforming steelwork. We look at the issues.
Strong construction sales growth appears to be a consequence of better organisation and regulation in the industry. CHARTER4 has clients who are benifiting from certification in BS EN 1090 Standard for structural steel and aluminium. This is a requirement for products to be sold in Europe. Apparently, it is also setting standards for profit too.
Construction Products Regulations (CPR) and EN 1090 for Steel Fabrications, have been put into focus by the first floor collapse at an Audi car showroom. These critical regulations have more impact than just ticking off another certificate.
Unfortunately, there are not enough people who have the Responsible Welding Coordinator qualification. This qualification has become critical since the law changed to ensure that a RWC is required to oversee steel fabrication processes. Calls for more training courses show there is industry concern