Tulum CE Certificate
Increasing world population, developing technology and changing living conditions; has made issues such as hygiene, health and safety more important in almost every area. In this context, the need for personal protective equipment has emerged for each of the employees whose duties are risky in terms of their work or field conditions. It has become one of the most necessary equipment in the fields such as footwear, hard hat, glasses and clothing, health institutions, laboratories, sensitive production centers, etc.
During the COVID-19 pandemic we are in, the whole world is witnessing how necessary these equipment, especially overalls. Jumpsuits that meet the required hygiene and safety criteria and are produced with appropriate techniques from suitable materials are needed in many different areas, especially in health. In this case, the importance of the Tulum CE Certificate emerges.
What is Tulum CE Certificate?
Before going into the details of the document, it is useful to explain what the overalls mean. Overalls, which are included within the scope of the Tulum CE Certificate and used for the purpose of preventing dangers such as heat, flame, radiation, dust, chemical etc., are called overalls. Tulum CE Certificate is also issued depending on where and under what conditions the overall suit is used. Overalls that meet the necessary criteria, just like other CE certified products, from the specific evaluation process; After passing the tests, analysis and reporting, they can get Tulum CE Certificate.
Coverage of Tulum CE Certificate
The products that can be placed on the market with a CE mark and the list of directives valid for each product group are listed on the website of the European Commission. From this list, you can find the most up-to-date directives and which companies have CE Certificates. The current regulation regarding equipment including overalls is “2016/425 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)” / Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation, as can be seen in the list. Organizations wishing to obtain Tulum CE Certificate must follow the whole process according to this directive.
The history of the Tulum CE Certificate or, more generally, the PPE / PPE Regulation is actually very old. The final version of the regulation, which was first adopted by the Council of Europe in 1989, was published in 2016 and the two-year transition period has started. In Turkey, the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services entered into force as the "Personal Protective Equipment Regulation" in the Official Gazette No. 30761 on May 1, 2019. The regulation, formerly 89/686 / EEC, is now in force as 2016/425 (EU). Tulum CE Certificate and other documents issued under the old directive will be valid until April 21, 2023.
How to Get Tulum CE Certificate?
Manufacturers producing a variety of overalls covered by the relevant directive should contact accredited inspection and certification bodies to obtain a CE Certificate. These organizations inspect the overalls production process of the companies on site, examine the reports and documents they prepare, and if necessary, run the process by performing tests on the product.
At this point, it is worth noting that the same tests are not performed for each overall. According to PPE / PPE Regulation, protective overalls are divided into three categories: simple, intermediate and complex. Products that contain minimal risks Category 1; Overalls that are required to be worn by employees working in healthcare operations that have fatal risks and are considered in Category 3. Other conditions and products are specified in Category 2. Producers that produce overalls for work that does not involve any risk and do not fall into the dangerous class can publish the CE declaration themselves, regardless of any organization.
One of the most important issues for manufacturers who want to obtain Tulum CE Certificate is the technical file. This document is examined by the relevant auditing firm and approved if the necessary conditions are met. A technical file should generally contain the following information:
• Intended use of the product
• Risk analysis in accordance with the regulation
• Safety and health criteria related to the product
• Technical information of the product; drawing, lower parts, assembly etc.
• Production process of the product and the methods used; If there are transactions made by other companies, details of these
• Technical specifications used in the manufacture of the product, national or international standards, acceptance etc.
• Detailed results of all calculations, analyzes, tests and experiments
• User manual of the product (according to the criteria specified in the Regulation)
• The measures taken by the manufacturer in order to protect human and environmental health in the stages of product production, storage, distribution etc.
A manufacturer who wants to obtain Tulum CE Certificate has to undergo different tests, especially if he is producing clothes used in risky operations. These tests include high temperature test, flammability test, air or water permeability test, particle count test, structural durability and strength test, accelerated life test, chemical reaction test, radioactive test, etc.
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