Laws and Regulations

All Gierre products are designed and manufactured in compliance with Italian Law Legislative Decree n. 81 of 09 April 2008 “Consolidated Law on Workplace health and safety”, which consolidates all of the provisions on workplace health and safety issues.
Furthermore all Gierre ladders are accompanied by a product certification certification in accordance with currently applicable standards: these standards include the dimensional requirements and clearly defined mechanical tests required to ensure the highest level of product safety and structural quality. The product is tested by a recognized Certification Authority that issues the relative Certificate of Conformity for the product.

ITALIAN LAWS

Legislative Decree 81/08 - Consolidated law on workplace health and safety
Legislative Decree n. 81 of 9 April 2008 has provided for the reformation, consolidation and harmonization of workplace health and safety regulations, thus repealing previous provisions of a number of regulations on workplace health e safety introduced over the past sixty years, in order to adapt the body of legislation to current technological developments and the work organization system.
http://www.lavoro.gov.it/
PDF Decree

STANDARDS

ACAL 100 – Italian standard issued by ACAL (Work Equipment Manufacturers’ Association), for the design and construction of portable ladders. compliance with this standard if it meets all the dimensional requirements specified in part 1 and all the mechanical tests specified in part 2 of the standard. The maximum declarable capacity under this standard is 100 kg. The certificate of conformity to the ACAL 100 standard is issued only by a recognized certifying body authorized by law. This standard is valid in Italy.
Helpful link: Acal100 http://www.acalonline.it/
UNI EN 14183 – European Standard issued by CEN concerning the design and manufacture of stools. A product is in compliance with standard if it meets all the dimensional requirements and the mechanical tests specified in the standard. The maximum declarable capacity under this standard is 150 kg. The certificate of conformity to UNI EN 14183 is issued only by a recognized certifying body authorized by law. This standard is valid in Europe.
Helpful link: http://www.uni.com/
UNI EN 131 1-2 - European Standard issued by CEN concerning the design and manufacture of portable ladders. A product is in compliance with this standard if it meets all the dimensional requirements specified in part 1 and all the mechanical tests specified in part 2 of the standard. The maximum declarable capacity under this standard is 150 kg. The certificate of conformity to UNI EN131 1-2 is issued only by a recognized certifying body authorized by law. This standard is valid in Europe.
Helpful link: http://www.uni.com/
UNI EN1004 – European Standard issued by CEN concerning the design and manufacture of mobile towers. A product is in compliance with this standard if it meets all the dimensional requirements and the load tests specified in the standard (based on the capacity). The certificate of conformity to UNI EN 1004 is issued only by a recognized certifying body authorized by law. This standard is valid in Europe.
Helpful link: http://www.uni.com/

INTERNAL PROTOCOLS – CERTIFYING BODIES

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