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Laidler Associates

Belasis Business Centre
Coxwold Way
TS23 4EA
United Kingdom

Telephone : 08700 111375
Fax : 08700 111395
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Getting ready to let go of EN954-1 02/03/2011
The death throes of the EN954-1 safety standard have been long drawn out and it has unexpectedly rallied on more than one occasion. However, the date of its final demise has been fixed beyond reasonable doubt. System integrators and machine builders across Europe must therefore start to deal with this change without delay, says Paul Laidler of Laidler Associates, one of the UK’s leading safety and compliance consultants. Full Story...

UK companies are failing to comply with PUWER requirements 21/10/2010
UK-based safety and compliance consultant, Laidler Associates, (division of TÜV Product Services Ltd and part of the TÜV SÜD group, has discovered that many companies disposing of unwanted work equipment are failing to comply with the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), which cover such disposals. As a result, they are leaving themselves open to the risk of prosecution and the potential imposition of heavy penalties. Full Story...

Laidler lends support to Health and Safety ‘10 03/08/2010
Health and Safety ’10 in Scotland has signed Laidler Associates to head up its demonstration zone. The machinery safety and compliance consultants will sponsor the zone at the show, taking place at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh on September 15 – 16, 2010. Full Story...

TÜV subsidiary buys UK’s Laidler group 20/07/2010
A UK subsidiary of the TÜV SÜD group bolstered its presence in the UK machinery safety market following the purchase of the Laidler group. TÜV Product Service snapped up the Cleveland, UK machinery safety compliance organisation that claims sales of £2.6 million (€3 million). Full Story...

PPMA tackles new Machinery Directive 27/04/2010
PPMA has announced a further two seminars in a bid to help the industry tackle the new Machinery Directive that came into force December 29, 2009. In association with industrial safety and compliance specialists, Laidler Associates, the Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) will hold both additional seminars in Northampton, UK. Full Story...

CE is no guarantee 23/02/2010
There’s a widespread belief among machine users that when they buy a new machine, all they need to do to meet their obligations under PUWER is to make sure that it bears the CE marking, But, it’s not that simple, says Paul Laidler of UK based Laidler Associates. Full Story...

Machinery Directive guide tackles confusion in industry 24/11/2009
Laidler Associates has published a guide to the new Machinery Directive in a bid to combat confusion and ignorance surrounding the safety guidelines. ‘A practical guide to machinery safety’, was sponsored by the UK safety and compliance consultant, Laidler, in association with Safety Systems Technology, an independent electrical safety system product supplier. Full Story...

New machinery directive tackled at UK exhibitions 11/08/2009
Help regarding the new Machinery Directive will be on hand at the Process and Packaging Exhibition in Birmingham and Health and Safety 09 in Bolton, according to Laidler Associates. The industrial safety and compliance consultant is sending representatives to both UK shows to address concerns caused by the Directive coming into force in the UK on December 29, 2009. Full Story...