About the BSIF Height Safety Group

Set up in 1994, the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) is the lead association for the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Directive and is recognised as a Competent Authority by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). The BSIF has active links with many government departments and over 130 representative Trade Bodies.

Membership is accommodated within a number of sector trade associations. The Height Safety Group currently has 90 members, ranging from manufacturers, installers and distributors of safety products through to test houses, certification bodies and safety professionals.

Purpose:

To serve, represent and support businesses to help keep people safe while working at height.

Mission:

To promote safety, quality and competence across the UK Height Safety sector through providing leadership to manufacturers, designers, suppliers, installers and duty holders. We will support the sector by driving individual competence and promoting best practice through encouraging the comprehensive adoption of appropriate technical standards throughout the industry.