Personal Protective Equipment

PPE: resources and help finding stockists

On this page you’ll find:

  1. Resources and checklists to help you navigate the world of PPE.
  2. Click to jump down to those EDA wholesalers and manufacturers selling PPE.

Notified Bodies

These are independent organisations appointed by EU Member State governments, with the responsibility for conformity assessment and certification. In the UK there are 10 notified bodies.

You can find details of these in this document published by the Office for Product Standards & Safety ‘Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations – OPSS PPE Legislation Guidance for Businesses, Version 2 – April 2020’.

Manufacturers/importers in the UK do not have to use UK notified bodies, but can choose any from within the EU, and you can find the full list here.

How do I know if the PPE is legal and genuine?

This checklist, provided by the British Safety Industry Federation,  includes:

  • A CE Certificate Checklist
  • A Declaration of Conformity Checklist
  • A sample EU Declaration of Conformity showing you what to look for

The European Safety Federation also has this useful article ‘Suspicious certificates for PPE’.

BSI’s guide to masks and face coverings for use in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic

Inside you’ll find more information, including the coding which tells you about a mask’s filtering efficiency

• FFP1 – 80% filtering efficiency
• FFP2 – 94% filtering efficiency
• FFP3 – 99% filtering efficiency

EDA Wholesalers and Manufacturers Selling PPE

Use the Product Type filter to find the products you’re looking for.
If you are an EDA wholesaler or manufacturer and you’d like to change the details shown below, or add your details to the list, please email us here.
CompanyMasksFace visorsSafety glasses/ GogglesDisposable glovesHand Sanitiser/ Hand CleanserAcrylic Partition ScreensNon-contact infrared thermometersSocial distancing signageFurther DetailsWebsiteOrder Phone Number
Edmundson Electrical LtdYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HsYes NYes SdVisit WebsiteAny Edmundson Electrical or Electric Center business
GreenBrook ElectricalYes MYes FYes SaYes HsYes SdVisit Website01279 772772
Devondale ElectricalYes MYes HsYes SdVisit Website01392 667474
A&A Electrical Distributors LimitedYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HsYes SdVisit Website02085597000
Deligo LimitedYes SdVisit Website01384 824100
BEMCOYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HsYes SdVisit Website0208 8740404
Stearn ElectricYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HsYes ApsYes NYes SdAlso Availble: mobile handwash units, wipes and clear perspex screening (desk or trade counter types)Visit WebsitePlease call your nearest Stearn Centre, details at www.stearn.co.uk
Kosnic Lighting LimitedYes MYes FYes HsVisit Website01635 523713
LH Electrical WholesalersYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HsYes NYes SdSignage available in different languages. Masks can be customised with company brandingVisit Website01283 533003
LEW Electrical Distributors LtsYes MYes FYes GYes HVisit WebsiteOrder at your local branch
CEFYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HYes NYes SdVisit Website
Deta Electrical LtdYes MVisit Website01582 544500
Channel Safety SystemsYes MVisit Website
Legrand ElectricYes ApsYes SdAcrylic ( translucent) mobile office partitionsVisit Website0370 608 9020
UK Electric Ltd trading as (ELG) European Lamp GroupYes MYes FYes SaYes GYes HYes ApsYes NYes SdAdditional PPE : We now also supply coveralls, aprons and antibacterial wipes as well as various cleaning products. All orders placed by 4.00pm will be delivered Next Day. (2 Days Northern Scotland & N.Ireland and the Republic of Ireland). Visit Website01274 473400
Bell Lighting LtdYes FYes GVisit Website
Hedley & EllisYes MYes FYes GYes HsPlease Call local branch
Medlock Electrical Distributors LtdYes MYes FYes GYes HYes NYes SdVisit Website01992 709600
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