Penalties for non-compliance include suspension notices, prohibition notices, notices to warn, and application for forfeiture.
For certain offences the penalties may include a fine, imprisonment or both.
The purpose of this article is to provide some guidance to the UK supply chain on the implications of the CPR, all products used in construction must now have CE Marking to demonstrate compliance where either a harmonised standard or ETA is in force.
All mainstream construction products are covered by harmonised standards and must therefore be CE Marked.
This article highlights how the steel construction sector has been working behind the scenes towards achieving CE Marking.
Perhaps more importantly, it spells out in detail what it will mean for the rest of the construction sector and what you need to do to comply with the Construction Products Regulation CE Marking (originally Conformité Européenne) demonstrates compliance with the appropriate manufacturing standard for a product.
For fabricated structural steelwork, CE Marking became mandatory on 1 July 2014.